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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

Apr

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Understanding End-of-Life Matters

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

It’s difficult to talk about, even scary. Important things usually are. And deciding what to do about that transition between life and death – how to make it more comfortable, what to do afterwards – is so very important, to our loved ones and ourselves. It involves issues not only of health, but of spirituality,… Read More »

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

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

Mar

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Fortify Your Knowledge

Posted by on March 3rd, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

The NNLM Reading Club in March examines the food we eat and all the factors that make it bad, good or better for us. T. Colin Campbell, whose previous books include best-seller The China Study, covers the nutrition industry and its impact on both our health and the practice of science with The Future of… Read More »

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

Feb

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Care for Your Heart with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on February 3rd, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The reason we have cancer and heart disease is the same reason you can’t get rid of the wear and tear on your tires on your car: as soon as you use them, you are wearing them away. You can’t make eternal tires, and it’s the same with the human body.         … Read More »

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