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Mar

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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

Nov

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NNLM Reading Club Looks Beneath the Surface

Posted by on November 4th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Your health is the product of three factors: lifestyle, environment and genetics. In November, NNLM Reading Club is taking a closer look at human genetics. Featured are three books that translate the complexities of genetics into understandable terms. Pulitzer Prize-winner Siddhartha Mukherjee traces the history of genetics from its beginnings in the 19th-century experiments of… Read More »

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

Sep

04

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Consumer Health Minute: MedlinePlus Genetics

Posted by on September 4th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Genetics Home Reference has now become part of MedlinePlus and is available in the “Genetics” section. Just like the resource, Genetics Home Reference, MedlinePlus includes over more than 1,300 genetic conditions and 1,475 genes, all of the human chromosomes, and mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA). The information is organized in much the same way for easy navigation. Also… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy, News from NLM

Apr

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PBS and The Gene

Posted by on April 7th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

PBS has a new documentary airing tonight, April 7 and April 14. The Gene: An Intimate History is a two-episode series based on the best selling book by Siddhartha Mukherjee who also authored The Emperor of All Maladies which was also made into a PBS documentary in 2015. Mukherjee wrote about a topic that might… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy, K-12

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