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Consumer Health Minute: NNLM at ALA Annual Conference

Posted by on June 5th, 2023 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

We’ll be in Chicago at this year’s American Library Association annual conference. Two sessions are about providing outreach while two others are about addressing stress. Consider adding us to your schedule! Health Programming at Your Library: Project Ideas, Resources, and Opportunities Learn about how your library can provide health information outreach in your communities. Featured,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Equity, Mental Health, News from NNLM, Public Libraries



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Announcing June 2023 NNLM Reading Club: LGBTQIA+ Health

Posted by on June 1st, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

Celebrate Pride Month with the NNLM Reading Club. The LGBTQIA+ community confronts unique health challenges and shares a common need for culturally competent care that recognizes and responds to their specific medical concerns. In recognition of Pride Month, which is celebrated every June in honor of The Stonewall Uprising in 1969, the NNLM Reading Club… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Equity Diversity Inclusion, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Public Libraries



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Additional Opportunity to Request NLM Traveling Exhibits

Posted by on May 23rd, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is making the remaining exhibition bookings for traveling exhibits available now that the selections from the initial call out are completed. You may send a request for one or more of these exhibitions to NLMTravelingExhibits@nih.gov from now through 5:00 p.m. PT on May 30, 2023. Once this special request… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM



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Keep Up with Continuing Education On-Demand

Posted by on May 11th, 2023 0 comments

Did you know that NNLM offers over 25 free, On-Demand classes to support continuing education for a variety of users, on a range of topics, and in support of multiple specializations? These self-paced classes run from one to six credit hours; can be accessed at any time; and are designed to be taken at the… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Data Science, Education, Training & Education



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Consumer Health Minute: Older Adults and Health

Posted by on May 4th, 2023 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

May includes many national health observances including Older Americans Month, National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, and Mental Health Awareness Month. Though Older Americans Month isn’t strictly a health observance, it does provide an opportunity to re-examine how we view aging and celebrate the lives and contributions of the older adults in our lives and… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Health Observances, Mental Health

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