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Mar

02

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Announcing March 2023 NNLM Reading Club: Nutrition Misinformation

Posted by on March 2nd, 2023 0 comments Tags: , ,

Reality Bites – Nutrition Misinformation Accurate nutrition information is science-based, peer reviewed, and replicable. Nutrition misinformation, however, is not supported by science and may be misleading or incomplete. We know it can be challenging for consumers to tease out reputable versus fraudulent nutrition information or claims. Since many consumers rely on nutrition information from various… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Health Misinformation, Public Libraries

Feb

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NNLM Virtual Symposium Health Misinformation

Posted by on February 8th, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

Registration is open for the free NNLM Virtual Symposium. The symposium will take place April 4-6, 2023. The 2023 NNLM Virtual Symposium, Health Misinformation will explore both the research behind health misinformation movements and provide practical and evidence-based solutions to support librarians, health educators, and direct care providers in combating the spread of all types… Read More »

Posted in: Health Misinformation, News from NNLM, Training & Education

Nov

03

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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

May

03

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NNLM Region 5 Announces NEW Funding Opportunities

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

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 »

Posted in: Accessibility, Citizen Science, Consumer Health, Data Science, Digital Health Literacy, Equity Diversity Inclusion, Funding, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Health Literacy, Health Misinformation, Mental Health, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Health, Public Libraries, Substance Misuse, Technology

Apr

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Coming Soon! NNLM Region 5: Year 2 Funding Opportunities

Posted by on April 25th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

We are excited to share that the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 5 will soon announce NEW funding opportunities to support Region 5 member organization projects conducted between July 1, 2022 – April 30, 2023. NNLM Region 5 serves member organizations in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and the U.S…. Read More »

Posted in: Citizen Science, Consumer Health, Data Science, Digital Health Literacy, Education, Equity Diversity Inclusion, Funding, Health Literacy, Health Misinformation, Health Observances, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Libraries, Technology, Training & Education

Developed resources reported in this program are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012343 with the University of Washington.

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