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Jun

30

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Announcing July 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Travel Health

Posted by on June 30th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Most of us never think about sickness or injury while traveling, but it happens. The risk is compounded for those with a chronic health condition, like diabetes or high blood pressure, who must manage their health when far from home. Others travel with a relative who has a serious diagnosis. Yes, there’s a lot to… Read More »

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

Jun

23

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Birthing a Capstone: A Prenatal and Postpartum Health Toolkit for Public Librarians

Posted by on June 23rd, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

University of Washington Master’s in Library Science students, Shanti Rahim and Lauren Califano, finished their culminating capstone project for NNLM. Their capstone project was to create a library toolkit for the Network of the National Library of Medicine on childbirth services and resources, including prenatal and postpartum information and community providers. The purpose of this… Read More »

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

Jun

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Announcing June 2022 NNLM Reading Club: ACEs/PTSD/Trauma Recovery

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

Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD can result from many different types of experiences, for example the trauma of surviving a war or global health pandemic. It may also be more insidious, embedding itself in a survivor or witness of childhood physical, sexual or emotional abuse. This type of PTSD may manifest itself in adulthood as… Read More »

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

May

18

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A Library Lifeline for Underserved Communities

Posted by on May 18th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Since NNLM Region 5 currently has two funding opportunities available: Data Engagement Awards and Outreach & Engagement Awards, we thought we’d share this post from the University of Washington’s Library Blog that highlights how NNLM members across the region have used their NNLM funding awards to meaningfully impact their communities: A Library Lifeline for Underserved Communities   

Posted in: Consumer Health, Data Science, Digital Health Literacy, Funding, Health Literacy, News from NNLM Region 5

May

04

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Consumer Health Minute: MLA Resources

Posted by on May 4th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

As some of you may know, the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) works closely with the Medical Library Association (MLA). Many NNLM staff are members of MLA and participate and even lead in the association’s work. Though you may not consider yourself a medical librarian but still offer consumer health services, you… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

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