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May

02

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Consumer Health Minute: Mental Health Resources

Posted by on May 2nd, 2024 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Mental health is important at every stage of life and having a mental health condition can affect physical health. You, your library, and your organization can help by providing access to resources and information, and by raising awareness to help support family members, friends, and colleagues. Below are just a few resources to consider: SAMHSA… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Observances, Mental Health

Apr

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Consumer Health Minute: Environmental Health

Posted by on April 11th, 2024 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The Network of the National Library of Medicine webinar series, Social Determinants of Environmental Health, just ended. Did you miss any of the sessions or want to review them again or share them with your colleagues? The recordings are now available and you can still get the Medical Library Association (MLA) CE credits. Don’t forget… Read More »

Posted in: Bio-Medical Professionals, Citizen Science, Consumer Health, Education, Equity Diversity Inclusion, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Health Literacy, Library staff, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Health, Training & Education

Mar

04

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Consumer Health Minute: National Nutrition Month®

Posted by on March 4th, 2024 0 comments Tags: , , ,

This year’s theme, for National Nutrition Month® is “Beyond the Table” and it covers several important aspects of nutrition such as food production, navigating the farmer’s market and grocery store, how to decrease food waste and more. Since 1973, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has been a leader in providing nutrition information when it… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

Feb

07

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Consumer Health Minute: Introducing Your Community to MedlinePlus

Posted by on February 7th, 2024 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

As someone who provides health information, you know that MedlinePlus is a trustworthy and authoritative resource. But your patrons or clients may tend to search for health information by randomly searching the internet which can be frustrating and tiring for them to figure out what information is quality information. But how to bring awareness of… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy

Jan

04

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Consumer Health Minute: Pet Health

Posted by on January 4th, 2024 0 comments Tags:

We often talk about our own health or the health of another person such as a friend, colleague, or family member. But how often do we talk about the health of our pets? Probably more often than you think. Our pets can be part of the family and may even hold a higher rank than… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness

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