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Oct

15

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“A healthy attitude is contagious, but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.” – Tom Stoppard

Posted by on October 15th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Let’s be carriers and create messages with book spines that can inspire others. 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… Read More »

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

Oct

08

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“Nothing is impossible. The word itself says I’m Possible.” – Audrey Hepburn

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

Don’t forget, 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… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, News from NNLM Region 5

Oct

06

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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

01

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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

Sep

21

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There’s Still Time for Fall Funding Opportunities

Posted by on September 21st, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 5 (NNLM Region 5), under cooperative agreement with the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), is pleased to announce we’ve extended the deadline to submit your Letter of Intent to apply for our two fall funding awards. The new deadline to submit Letters of Intent for… Read More »

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

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