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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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Announcing May 2023 NNLM Reading Club: Celebrating Earth Day

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

Celebrating Earth Day One of the NNLM’s National Initiatives is Environmental Determinants of Health. Environmental factors can influence human health, including physical, chemical, and biological factors that are external to a person, and all related behaviors. Collectively, these are referred to as environmental determinants of health (EDHs). Threats to any one of the EDHs can… Read More »

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Diverse Voices Toolkit: Six Month Update

Posted by on March 30th, 2023 0 comments Tags:

It has been six months since NNLM Region 5 launched the Diverse Voices in Health and Medicine Collection Development Toolkit. During this time, the toolkit has been shared extensively across Region 5 and other NNLM regions, and we are grateful to the libraries that have contributed to its success. We proudly announce that the toolkit… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Equity Diversity Inclusion



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Announcing NNLM Discovery Podcast

Posted by on March 17th, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

We are excited to announce the launch of the new NNLM Discovery Podcast Series! This podcast series explores how the Network of the National Library of Medicine – part of the National Institutes of Health – is engaging with communities to provide access to trusted information for the purpose of improving the public’s health. Accompanying… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Equity Diversity Inclusion, News from NNLM, Public Libraries



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Announcing March 2023 NNLM Reading Club: Nutrition Misinformation

Posted by on March 2nd, 2023 0 comments Tags: , ,

Reality Bites – Nutrition Misinformation Accurate nutrition information is science-based, peer reviewed, and replicable. Nutrition misinformation, however, is not supported by science and may be misleading or incomplete. We know it can be challenging for consumers to tease out reputable versus fraudulent nutrition information or claims. Since many consumers rely on nutrition information from various… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Health Misinformation, Public Libraries

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