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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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Mental Health Resources for You and Your Community

Posted by on May 9th, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

Tools for Mental Health Awareness Month Mental Health Toolkit from Mental Health America. Includes media and social media resources, printable informational handouts, posters, and DIY tools. Available in Spanish. Digital Toolkit for Mental Health Awareness Month Includes crafted messages and graphics for social media platforms during Mental Health Awareness month. Mental Health Resources Mental Health… Read More »

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NNLM Book Discussion- High Risk: Stories of Pregnancy, Birth and the Unexpected

Posted by on April 27th, 2023 0 comments

Join your fellow librarians, health professionals, and public health workers for this quarter of the NNLM Book Discussion. We will read High risk: stories of pregnancy, birth and the unexpected by Chavi Eve Karkowsky, M.D. After acquiring the book in your preferred format, you can join us any time between May 1 until July 31, 2023,… Read More »

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Linda Walton Receives the Marcia C. Noyes Award from the Medical Library Association

Posted by on April 11th, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

Region 6 is thrilled to share that Linda Walton, the PI and Associate Director for Region 6 at the University of Iowa, has been awarded The Marcia C. Noyes Award from the Medical Library Association. This award is the highest professional distinction offered by the association and is a true testament to Linda’s outstanding contributions… Read More »

Posted in: General, News from the Region



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Registration is open for the NNLM Virtual Health Misinformation Symposium April 4-6, 2023.

Posted by on March 1st, 2023 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The 2023 NNLM Virtual Symposium, Health Misinformation will explore both the research behind health misinformation movements and provide practical and evidence-based solutions to support librarians, health educators, and direct care providers in combating the spread of all types of health misinformation. Topics may include the types of misinformation, history of health misinformation, tips to understand… Read More »

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