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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 »
In every community across the U.S. , people have been impacted by mental health. They have either worked or lived with or cared for someone who has or has experienced a mental health condition or are experiencing it themselves. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused additional challenges for those who need or are seeking help. Take… Read More »
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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 »
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April showers bring May flowers and also National DNA Day, which celebrates two important scientific achievements: the discovery of DNA’s double helix in 1953 and the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003. According to the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), the Human Genome Project was “the international, collaborative research program whose goal… Read More »
The tragic death of Chadwick Boseman from colon cancer at age 43 stunned the world. Boseman, a prominent actor who was most known for his role as the ‘Black Panther’, had been secretly battling cancer for four years. His death from colon cancer at such a young age put a spotlight on the fact that… Read More »