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Announcing December 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Autoimmune Disease

Posted by on December 1st, 2022 0 comments Tags:

For the month of December, the NNLM Reading Club turns its attention to a widely misunderstood, but important health topic focus: autoimmune disease. The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) promotes the top five things everyone should know about autoimmune disease as: 50 Million Americans have an autoimmune disease, comprising a major U.S. health crisis…. Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Public Health, Public Libraries

Nov

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Host the All of Us Journey

Posted by on November 21st, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The All of Us Journey is currently looking for host sites for their expanded 2023 tour! The All of Us Journey is a mobile educational unit that features interactive educational exhibits about precision medicine and an opportunity to learn about and enroll in the All of Us Research Program. The All of Us Journey will… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Citizen Science, Consumer Health, News from NNLM

Nov

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Brush Up on your Health Reference Skills

Posted by on November 14th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

Have you ever gotten a health question at the reference desk? Requests for health information can be challenging, especially with our growing awareness that providing reliable health information is more important than ever. Library staff play an important role in providing reliable health information to our communities. Whether providing health information is new to you… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Library staff, Training & Education

Nov

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Consumer Health Minute: U.S. Surgeon General Resources

Posted by on November 3rd, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Our current U.S. Surgeon General has helped to produce several useful reports and tools regarding health and information. These resources could provide crucial information for internal staff and administration as well as for the clients, patrons, and communities you serve. Surgeon General’s Framework for Workplace Mental Health and Well-Being This 30-page report offers a foundation… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Misinformation, Mental Health, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Libraries

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Consumer Health Minute: NNLM Public Libraries Guide

Posted by on October 5th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

October is Health Literacy Month, a time to highlight the importance of providing equitable access to easy-to-understand health information which is part of the Network of the National Library of Medicine’s (NNLM) mission. The NNLM provides several guides on the website on topics related to health information. These are all freely accessible with links to… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, News from NNLM, Public Libraries

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