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Aug

15

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DataFlash: Guest Writer – NCDS Data Intern, Dev Wilder

Posted by on August 15th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

Hello NNLM community! My name is Dev Wilder and I have the honor of being one of the R5 guest bloggers for DataFlash! A little bit about myself, I am currently enrolled in the Masters of Library and Information Science program at the University of Washington in Seattle, focusing on health science and data librarianship…. Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Data Science, Training & Education

Jul

29

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Announcing August NNLM Reading Club: Infant Feeding

Posted by on July 29th, 2022 0 comments

All babies need to eat to survive. Breastfeeding (or chest-feeding), also called nursing, is the process of feeding a mother’s breast milk to her infant, either directly from the breast or by expressing (pumping out) the milk from the breast and bottle-feeding it to the infant. For baby, health experts agree that breast milk is… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Apr

29

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Caring for Black Mothers: May NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on April 29th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

The CDC is focused on addressing a startling statistic: Black women are three times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related cause than White women. Differences in medical access, healthcare quality, underlying chronic health conditions, structural racism, and implicit bias contribute to this alarming disparity. Social determinants of health, which are defined by the CDC… Read More »

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

Mar

16

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MLA Graduate Student Virtual Conference Registration Award Announced!

Posted by on March 16th, 2022 0 comments

The Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 5 (NNLM Region 5) is excited to announce a new student award to support graduate students’ interest in the field of medical librarianship and health information. MLA Graduate Student Virtual Conference Registration Award: Up to 10 graduate students will receive a free registration code for the… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Education, Funding, News from NNLM Region 5

Feb

21

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NNLM Region 5 announces MLA Virtual Conference Award!

Posted by on February 21st, 2022 0 comments

The Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 5 (NNLM Region 5), under cooperative agreement with the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), is excited to announce a new award designed to support Region 5 members’ attendance at the virtual MLA Annual Meeting. Organizations in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, U.S. Territories and… Read More »

Posted in: Bio-Medical Professionals, Blog, Education, Equity Diversity Inclusion, Funding, Library staff

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