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NNLM Reading Club March 2022: Caring for Your Colon

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The tragic death of Chadwick Boseman from colon cancer at age 43 stunned the world. Boseman, a prominent actor who was most known for his role as the ‘Black Panther’, had been secretly battling cancer for four years. His death from colon cancer at such a young age put a spotlight on the fact that… Read More »

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

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February 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Teen Dating Violence

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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

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January 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Health Misinformation

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Health misinformation is a serious threat to public health. It can cause confusion, sow mistrust, harm people’s health, and undermine public health efforts. Limiting the spread of health misinformation is a moral and civic imperative that will require a whole-of-society effort. ~  Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., M.B.A., Vice Admiral, U.S. Public Health Service, Surgeon General of… Read More »

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

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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

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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

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