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Announcing December 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Autoimmune Disease

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For the month of December, the NNLM Reading Club turns its attention to a widely misunderstood, but important health topic focus: autoimmune disease. The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) promotes the top five things everyone should know about autoimmune disease as: 50 Million Americans have an autoimmune disease, comprising a major U.S. health crisis…. Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Public Health, Public Libraries

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Announcing November 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Caregiving

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

November is National Family Caregivers Month. Caregiving is an often overlooked, but important public health issue that affects many peoples’ quality of life. Caregivers aid with another person’s social and health needs. This may include help with one or more activities important for daily living such as bathing and dressing, paying bills, shopping, and providing… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Public Libraries

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Announcing October 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Breast Cancer Awareness

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

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer – the second most common form of cancer in women, after skin cancer. In the U.S., approximately 13 percent of women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. And while the death rate has declined… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Health Observances, Public Health, Public Libraries

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Consumer Health Minute: NNLM Book Discussion

Posted by on September 20th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Our wonderful library communities are made up of diverse groups and individuals. Though we value the diversity in our communities, there may be times we struggle when someone else’s history, culture, values, political and social and religious beliefs are so different from our own, including beliefs about health and illness. We may feel awkward interacting… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Equity Diversity Inclusion, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Health Literacy, Library staff, News from NNLM, Public Health, Public Libraries, Training & Education

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Consumer Health Minute: CHIS On Demand

Posted by on July 14th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

We, here at the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM), have created a series of consumer health classes for anyone interested in consumer health information and outreach. CHIS On Demand is comprised of 5 separate classes which cover the critical, need-to-know content related to the 5 Level 1 CHIS competencies: Know the Community… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Health Literacy, Library staff, News from NNLM, Public Health, Public Libraries, Training & Education

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