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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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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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Announcing September NNLM Reading Club: Recovery Month!

Posted by on August 31st, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

The non-profit Faces and Voices of Recovery celebrates Recovery Month each September. In concert with their effort and that of NNLM’s Substance Use Disorder Interest Group, this month’s NNLM Reading Club focuses on recovery from substance use. Recovery Month’s theme is “Every Person. Every Family. Every Community” because recovery is for everyone. The NNLM Reading… Read More »

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

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Announcing July 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Travel Health

Posted by on June 30th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Most of us never think about sickness or injury while traveling, but it happens. The risk is compounded for those with a chronic health condition, like diabetes or high blood pressure, who must manage their health when far from home. Others travel with a relative who has a serious diagnosis. Yes, there’s a lot to… Read More »

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

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Announcing June 2022 NNLM Reading Club: ACEs/PTSD/Trauma Recovery

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

Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD can result from many different types of experiences, for example the trauma of surviving a war or global health pandemic. It may also be more insidious, embedding itself in a survivor or witness of childhood physical, sexual or emotional abuse. This type of PTSD may manifest itself in adulthood as… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Health Observances, Mental Health, News from NNLM, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Libraries

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