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Jan

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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 »

Posted in: Health Misinformation

Jan

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Join your fellow librarians to read and discussion “Bad Advice: Or Why Celebrities, Politicians, and Activists Aren’t Your Best Source of Health Information” by Paul A. Offit, M.D

Posted by on January 10th, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

Join your fellow librarians, health professionals, and public health workers for our fourth NNLM Book Discussion. We will read Bad Advice: Or Why Celebrities, Politicians, and Activists Aren’t Your Best Source of Health Information by Paul A. Offit, M.D. After acquiring the book in your preferred format, you can join us any time between February 1… Read More »

Posted in: NNLM Book Discussion

Dec

20

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Happy Holidays from the staff of NNLM Region 6

Posted by on December 20th, 2022 0 comments Tags:

The staff here at NNLM Region Six wish you happy holidays and peace and joy in 2023! ~ Bobbi, Darlene, Erica, Jacqueline, Linda, Miles, and Nora! Stay safe this holiday season and make healthy New Year’s Resolutions! Cooking Safely Food Safety for the Holidays from the CDC 4 Steps to Food Safety Serving Up Safe… Read More »

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Nov

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National Rural Health Day, Thursday, November 17

Posted by on November 16th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

Since 2010, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health has celebrated National Rural Health Day on the third Thursday in November. It is a time to recognize the “power of rural” and highlight the work being done to reduce health care disparities in rural communities. This year’s theme is, “Advancing Behavioral Health Equity… Read More »

Posted in: Resource Sharing

Nov

10

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Resources on RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections) for Library Patrons

Posted by on November 10th, 2022 0 comments Tags:

You and your library patrons are probably hearing and reading about an increase in RSV cases. We have put together some resources to help you and your patrons better understand and prevent the spread of RSV. Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is a common respiratory virus. It usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms. But it can… Read More »

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