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Feb

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Self-Learning Source: AHA’s Interactive Cardiovascular Library

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

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Significant contributors to heart disease include high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, and high cholesterol. February is American Heart Month. It’s a good time to start taking steps to improve your health. (Remember those New Year’s resolutions?) Consider also taking some time this month… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy, Health Observances, Training & Education

Jan

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Self-Learning Source: COVID-19 Vaccines

Posted by on January 14th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Are you a life-long learner? Learning something new can help stimulate our brains and re-energize us. Learning more about the science behind our health can help us become more engaged in our health, can help us better understand health news stories, and be more informed health consumers. Each month for 2021, this blog will feature… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy, Training & Education

Apr

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This Citizen Science Project Wants Your Dirt 

Posted by on April 20th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

“Wouldn’t it be amazing if the cure for cancer is literally in our back yard?” asks Kathy M., a citizen scientist from Fort Myers, Florida. Through the University of Oklahoma’s What’s in Your Backyard?: Citizen Science Soil Collection Program, this could be possible. Fungi, used many antibiotics and other medicines, is found in soil. Researchers… Read More »

Posted in: Citizen Science, K-12

Apr

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PBS and The Gene

Posted by on April 7th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

PBS has a new documentary airing tonight, April 7 and April 14. The Gene: An Intimate History is a two-episode series based on the best selling book by Siddhartha Mukherjee who also authored The Emperor of All Maladies which was also made into a PBS documentary in 2015. Mukherjee wrote about a topic that might… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy, K-12

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