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May

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Mental Health Awareness Month Events

Posted by on May 2nd, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , ,

In every community across the U.S. , people have been impacted by mental health. They have either worked or lived with or cared for someone who has or has experienced a mental health condition or are experiencing it themselves. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused additional challenges for those who need or are seeking help. Take… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Observances, Mental Health

Apr

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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

Mar

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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

Feb

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February 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Teen Dating Violence

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

In February our hearts turn to Valentine’s Day, the social and cultural phenomenon focused on love and romance. For young adults this can be a challenging time. What does a healthy relationship look like? February is also National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month (TDVAM).  This is an issue that impacts everyone – not… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Health Observances, News from NNLM, Public Libraries

Feb

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Self-Learning Source: AHA’s Interactive Cardiovascular Library

Posted by on February 1st, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Significant contributors to heart disease include high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, and high cholesterol. February is American Heart Month. It’s a good time to start taking steps to improve your health. (Remember those New Year’s resolutions?) Consider also taking some time this month… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy, Health Observances, Training & Education

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