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January 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Health Misinformation

Posted by on January 5th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

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

Nov

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All I know About Partnerships

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

We hosted an NNLM Region 5 Listens Session with the theme of Partnerships as our discussion topic and to be honest, it didn’t go so well. Our Region 5 staff came to listen, assuming participants would bring experience and lessons learned to the discussion. Unfortunately, our participants actually came to learn the basics because many… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, News from NNLM Region 5

Apr

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We Can Do This! COVID-19 Public Education Campaign Resources

Posted by on April 9th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services We Can Do This COVID-19 public education campaign is a national initiative to increase public confidence in and uptake of COVID-19 vaccines while reinforcing basic prevention measures such as mask wearing and social distancing. You’re invited to support the effort by joining the COVID-19 Community Corps. As a member, you’ll receive… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy, Public Health

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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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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

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