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Apr

12

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Author Talk! Genomics: A Revolution in Health and Disease Discovery

Posted by on April 12th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Join us for a virtual conversation with Whitney Stewart and Hans C. Andersson, MD, authors of Genomics: A Revolution in Health and Disease Discovery (Genomics). They will be joined by genetic counselor Anya Revah Politi, MS, CGC, and event host Edgar Gil Rico from the National Association for Hispanic Health (NAHH). This event is offered in partnership with NAHH and… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Consumer Health, Health Literacy, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Libraries

Apr

04

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Consumer Health Minute: Unlocking Life’s Code resource

Posted by on April 4th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Genetics is becoming more a part of the K-12 school curriculum especially for middle and high school students. How can your library support your local school’s instruction and learning? The National Institutes of Health has a number of resources but this post will focus on Unlocking Life’s Code. Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code is the results… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Health Disparities, Health Literacy, K-12

Mar

28

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DNA & U – April’s NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on March 28th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

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 »

Posted in: All of Us, Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Health Observances, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Libraries

Mar

08

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Join us on March 11th for Resurrection Lily

Posted by on March 8th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Please join us this Thursday as Amy Byer Shainman, also known as the BRCA Responder, talks about her book, Resurrection Lily: The BRCA Gene, Hereditary Cancer & Lifesaving Whispers from the Grandmother I Never Knew with Certified Genetic Counselor Ellen Matloff. In this powerful program, these two genetic cancer experts will share their knowledge and… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Health Literacy, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries

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