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Midwest Matters
The blog of NNLM Region 6



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Announcing February 2023 NNLM Reading Club: Eyes and Vision

Posted by on February 2nd, 2023 0 comments

February is Low Vision Month. “You’re either kind of a super blind person or you’re kind of on the other end of the spectrum, kind of a pitiable blind person, and a lot of what I try and do in the book is kind of looking at the middle, you know, the vast middle ground… Read More »

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Health Misinformation Webinar Series

Posted by on January 31st, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

Health misinformation is a widespread problem, with false or misleading information about both long standing health concerns like cancer and emergent situations like the COVID-19 pandemic spreading at a rapid pace. Sometimes questionable health information is obvious, but it can also be difficult to recognize and can potentially reach millions of people. The Health Misinformation… Read More »

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NLM Traveling Exhibitions – Region 6 Host Sites

Posted by on January 26th, 2023 0 comments Tags:

Libraries and cultural institutions present inspiring stories about history, society, and medicine to their communities through National Library of Medicine (NLM) Traveling Exhibitions. Curated from NLM collections and available free of charge, these exhibitions explore current themes in public health and connect visitors to trusted NLM health information resources such as MedlinePlus and PubMed. NLM Traveling Exhibitions… Read More »

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This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Grant Number 1UG4LM012346 with The University of Iowa.

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