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Midwest Matters
The blog of NNLM Region 6

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National Women’s Health Week

Posted by on May 14th, 2024 0 comments

May 12 – 19 is National Women’s Health Week!  National Women’s Health Week is a reminder to focus on women’s health. Despite significant advancements in research, women still face disparities in the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of various health conditions. The term “women’s health” encompasses a broad range of physical, mental, and social aspects of… Read More »

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May

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Time for Change

Posted by on May 10th, 2024 0 comments

Embarrassment, a lack of public awareness, and miscommunication can mean that for many women, menopause is endured in silence, perhaps feeling hopeless, confused, or “crazy” and not seeking the support and resources available to them. Stigma surrounding menopause can not only impact a woman’s wellbeing and quality of life, but potentially it can put her… Read More »

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May

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NNLM Region 6 Staff will be at MLA

Posted by on May 8th, 2024 0 comments Tags: ,

It’s May and time for The Medical Library Association’s annual conference being held in Portland, OR this year. Linda Walton and Erica Lake from Region 6 will be at the conference and hope to attend your sessions and view your posters. We always look forward to seeing the impact Region 6 members have on the profession…. Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Conferences and Meetings, News from the Region, Outreach


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