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Midwest Matters
The blog of NNLM Region 6

Aug

08

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Seniors Be Well Project Review

Posted by on August 8th, 2022 0 comments

In the Fall of 2021, an exciting partnership with the Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL) and Trinity Health Saint Mary’s Family Medicine Residency Program began as a result of the funds from an NNLM Public Library Collaboration Grant. The series was called Seniors Be Well held once a month in the auditorium of the Main… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Conferences and Meetings, Funding, Public Libraries


Aug

05

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Monkeypox Resources

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

Monkeypox Resources Want to find more information about monkeypox? MedlinePlus has information on monkeypox written for members of the public. Information on MedlinePlus can be freely distributed and shared. MedlinePlus has high quality health information, in both English and Spanish, that is easy to understand and free of advertising. StatPearls has information on monkeypox written for clinicians and… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Consumer Health, Resource Sharing


Jul

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August 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Infant Feeding

Posted by on July 31st, 2022 0 comments

All babies need to eat to survive. Breastfeeding (or chest-feeding), also called nursing, is the process of feeding a mother’s breast milk to her infant, either directly from the breast or by expressing (pumping out) the milk from the breast and bottle-feeding it to the infant. For baby, health experts agree that breast milk is… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, General, NLM Resources, NNLM Reading Club


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