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Midwest Matters July 3rd, 2022
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July 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Travel Health

Posted by on July 1st, 2022 0 comments

Most of us never think about sickness or injury while traveling, but it happens. The risk is compounded for those with a chronic health condition, like diabetes or high blood pressure, who must manage their health when far from home. Others travel with a relative who has a serious diagnosis. Yes, there’s a lot to… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, General, News from NIH/NLM, NNLM Reading Club

Jun

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Pride Week 5: Showing You Care

Posted by on June 29th, 2022 0 comments Tags: ,

The resources shared via these posts for Pride Month touch upon only a small portion of the health information needs and concerns of LGBTQIA+ people and the providers who care for them. A lack of research exists in these populations in part because LGBTQIA+ persons might not be out to their health care providers for… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Resource Sharing

Jun

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Thursday June 30th: NLM Office Hours – Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

Posted by on June 27th, 2022 0 comments

With this week’s NLM Office Hours: Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) session at maximum capacity, the NLM announced an additional event. A special NLM Office Hours Listening Session, focused specifically on Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) terms related to population groups will be held from 2 PM to 3 PM ET on Thursday, June 30. Dianne Babski… Read More »

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Pride Week 4: Searching for Quality Resources for Sexual and Gender Minority Health

Posted by on June 22nd, 2022 0 comments Tags: ,

As mentioned earlier in this series of articles for LGBTQ+ Pride Month, the Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) is Sexual and Gender Minorities (SGM). This term is nested under Health Disparity, Minority and Vulnerable Populations, and below SGM are Intersex Persons and Transgender Persons. The scope note for SGM reads: Individuals including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender,… Read More »

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Jun

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4 Steps to Receive New Class Notifications from NNLM

Posted by on June 21st, 2022 0 comments

Good news! Email notifications for new classes are back. Below are instructions on how to set up your account to get the new class notifications once a week.   Step 1: Login or create an NNLM user account   Step 2: After logging in, click on update my profile   Step 3: Scroll down the… Read More »

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