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Announcing December 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Autoimmune Disease

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

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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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

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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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Consumer Health Minute: NNLM Public Libraries Guide

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

October is Health Literacy Month, a time to highlight the importance of providing equitable access to easy-to-understand health information which is part of the Network of the National Library of Medicine’s (NNLM) mission. The NNLM provides several guides on the website on topics related to health information. These are all freely accessible with links to… Read More »

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