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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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Jan

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A Resilient New Year!

Posted by on January 7th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The New Year is a celebration of new beginnings.  This may be especially true as we welcome 2021, which we hope will be a resilient New Year. Resilience sustains us through adversity by cultivating practices that help us cope … and 2020 was nothing if not full of adversity. How can we practice resilience in… Read More »

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Dec

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December’s NNLM Reading Club: Inherited Diseases

Posted by on December 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

We inherit many things from the people who went before us – our physical characteristics, aspects of our personality and, sometimes, our health. December’s Reading Club selections discuss inherited diseases, focusing specifically on cystic fibrosis, sickle-cell disease, and cancer caused by the BRCA mutation.                      … Read More »

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Nov

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NNLM Reading Club Looks Beneath the Surface

Posted by on November 4th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Your health is the product of three factors: lifestyle, environment and genetics. In November, NNLM Reading Club is taking a closer look at human genetics. Featured are three books that translate the complexities of genetics into understandable terms. Pulitzer Prize-winner Siddhartha Mukherjee traces the history of genetics from its beginnings in the 19th-century experiments of… Read More »

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

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