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Healthy Native Youth

Posted by on November 20th, 2017 0 comments

HealthyNativeYouth.org, produced in collaboration by the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc., and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, provides resources for culturally-appropriate sexual health programs to AI/AN youth.  Stakeholders from adolescent health and Indian Country were consulted to build connections, offer input… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy, K-12, Training & Education

Nov

07

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NNLM PNR Twitter Chat: Give us your input!

Posted by on November 7th, 2017 0 comments

It’s time for another PNR Twitter Chat. This time it’s PNR Day on Twitter. Using the hashtag #nnlmpnrchat, drop by at any time on Thursday, November 16, to give us your input. Include #nnlmpnrchat in your tweet. Unsure how this all works? See Twitter Chat 101 for more information. PNR staff will monitor the conversation… Read More »

Posted in: News From NNLM PNR

Oct

16

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Health Literacy – A Universal Precautions Approach

Posted by on October 16th, 2017 0 comments

Part 3 of our Health Literacy Month series — Universal Precautions is a concept in medicine aimed at preventing the transmission of bloodborne infections. The idea is to assume infection could be present and take the needed precautions at all times. These steps are incorporated into the objectives of a program and made a part… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy, Health Observances

Sep

11

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Suicide Prevention Week

Posted by on September 11th, 2017 0 comments

National Suicide Prevention Week is September 10-16. Suicide is a tragedy that touches the lives of many families. Each year 44,193 Americans die by suicide. See the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention‘s website for ideas on what you can do: Find a walk near you, advocate for suicide prevention, share on social media, take care… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy, Health Observances

Sep

07

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Tweet and Learn: Twitter as an Educational Tool

Posted by on September 7th, 2017 0 comments

Twitter has been growing in popularity (although not as a money-making venture), and is one of the most used social media tools. While many still use it to connect with friends, follow the antics of celebrities, and keep up with family members, the use of Twitter as an educational tool has also been emerging for… Read More »

Posted in: Training & Education

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