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The Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 5 (NNLM Region 5) is pleased to announce new funding opportunities for Data Engagement Awards and Outreach & Engagement Awards. Applications submitted by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time, June 28, 2022 will receive first consideration. At minimum, three Data Engagement Awards for up to $25,000 each will… Read More »
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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 »
Genetics is becoming more a part of the K-12 school curriculum especially for middle and high school students. How can your library support your local school’s instruction and learning? The National Institutes of Health has a number of resources but this post will focus on Unlocking Life’s Code. Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code is the results… Read More »
Diving into the statistics about health in your state, county, or city can give you essential information about common health issues in your area. Health statistics can inform your programming, services, and library collections and can help you to accurately describe the health information needs of your community when advocating for new services, marketing services… Read More »
A few months ago, I had the pleasure of attending a Public Library Association (PLA) webinar on data and came across a gem of a resource from the Urban Institute. The Urban Institute has been around for over 50 years providing facts and knowledge in an accessible way to communities surrounding social and economic issues…. Read More »