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Resources and Tips for Helping You and Your Patrons Make Smart New Year’s Resolutions

Posted by on January 11th, 2022 Posted in: Consumer Health, Public Libraries
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As we move into 2022 many of us (and our patrons) have made New Year’s Resolutions. Here are some tips and resources to help everyone stay on track.

Watch out for False Promises and Scams

The Truth Behind Weight Loss Ads from the FTC

 

Explore the Social Determinants of Health from Healthy People 2030.

So much of what affects our health is out of our control. How does your library form partnerships in your communities to address these?

 

Resources for specific goals:

MedlinePlus has pages that may align with your specific goals

Additional Resources:

 

Image of the author ABOUT Bobbi Newman
Bobbi's professional background includes work in public libraries. She currently serves as a member of the Office of Information Technology Policy (OITP) American Library Association (ALA) Advisory Committee. In the past, she has served as an ALA-Councilor-At-Large and on a variety ALA committees. In 2011 she was named a Mover and Shaker by Library Journal. She divides her time between her dog, reading fantasy and nonfiction, playing video games, and gardening.

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