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Midwest Matters
The blog of NNLM Region 6



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Do You Have Summer Travel Plans?

Posted by on May 24th, 2023 0 comments

Memorial Day weekend is considered the start of many summer vacations. If you plan to travel now or in the future, consider your health. For example, a long flight might increase your risk for deep vein thrombosis. Also, water in developing countries can contain viruses, bacteria, and parasites that cause stomach upset and diarrhea. So… Read More »

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Staying Safe in and Around Water: Valuable Resources on Water Safety for your Patrons and Community

Posted by on May 22nd, 2023 0 comments

As we move into warmer months here in the Midwest, many of us and our communities are thinking about spending time in or on the water. Water is an excellent source of enjoyment, relaxation, and exercise for people of all ages. However, it can also pose significant risks to our health and safety. Drowning, waterborne… Read More »

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Sponsored MLA Webinars – First Quarter Information

Posted by on May 12th, 2023 0 comments Tags: , ,

Health information professionals are encouraged to take advantage of Medical Library Association (MLA) webinars, which the Region 6 office sponsors at institutions across the region. Participation in these webinars at sponsored sites is free! The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 6 will sponsor up to ten (10) institutional registrations for MLA… 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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