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January 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Health Misinformation

Posted by on January 5th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Health misinformation is a serious threat to public health. It can cause confusion, sow mistrust, harm people’s health, and undermine public health efforts. Limiting the spread of health misinformation is a moral and civic imperative that will require a whole-of-society effort. ~  Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., M.B.A., Vice Admiral, U.S. Public Health Service, Surgeon General of… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy, Health Misinformation, News from NNLM, News from NNLM Region 5

Oct

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Consumer Health Minute: Participate in Health Literacy Month!

Posted by on October 6th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Health Literacy Month began with Helen Osbourne, health literacy consultant, in 1999 to bring awareness of the need to create and provide health information that is understandable by patients and the general public. Healthy People 2030 updated their definition of health literacy to include both personal and organizational health literacy: Personal health literacy is the… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Health Observances, News from NNLM

Oct

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Calling all Maya Angelous, Pablo Nerudas, and Claude McKays!

Posted by on October 1st, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

In honor of National Medical Librarians Month and National Health Literacy Month NNLM is hosting a book spine poetry contest. All participants will be entered into a lottery to receive a free copy of each of the books selected from the NNLM Reading Club – a total of 15 books to add to your collection and share… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Health Literacy, News from NNLM, News from NNLM Region 5

Aug

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Communities for Immunity, a partnership to boost COVID-19 vaccine confidence

Posted by on August 9th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Visit the IMLS (Institute of Museum and Library Services) website to read the full news announcement. The Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC), the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the American Library Association (ALA), and the Network… Read More »

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

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Changes to DOCLINE Support

Posted by on August 2nd, 2021 0 comments Tags:

Need a help setting up a new DOCLINE user account, a new library profile, or need help with your routing tables? Regional Medical Library staff are now providing DOCLINE support. Send your DOCLINE Support requests to Region 5 staff via DOCLINE@uw.edu instead of contacting the NLM Help Desk. DOCLINE is the National Library of Medicine’s… Read More »

Posted in: New from NNLM Region 5, News from NLM, News from NNLM, News from NNLM Region 5, Resource Sharing & Document Delivery

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