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September is Health Aging Month

Posted by on September 9th, 2021 0 comments

Each September we recognize Healthy Aging Month as a time to focus national attention on the health and well-being of older adults. Use our easy-to-understand MyHealthfinder resource to encourage adults to protect their health as they grow older. If you’re interested in national efforts to improve health for older adults, check out the Healthy People 2030 Older Adults… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Public Health

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Posted by on August 10th, 2021 0 comments

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This annual observance highlights the efforts to protect those of all ages against vaccine-preventable diseases through on-time vaccination. This year’s theme is Get Back on Track with Routine Vaccines, aiming to educate and raise awareness about the importance of getting caught up on routine vaccinations. Use NIAM as… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Consumer Health, General, NLM Resources, Public Health

Nov

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Join Us for the University of Cincinnati World AIDS Day Symposium and Workshop

Posted by on November 9th, 2020 0 comments

  Join us on Tuesday, December 1st as the University of Cincinnati recognizes World AIDS Day On December 1, 2020, the University of Cincinnati will participate in Worlds AIDS Day by organizing a symposium to highlight the past, present and future of HIV/AIDS around the world from a medical, research and urban perspective. Open to… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Conferences and Meetings, From the GMR, Outreach, Public Health

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African American Health and Anti-Racist Resources

Posted by on June 16th, 2020 0 comments

  This posting has been adapted from the original blog post written by Nisha Mody, MLIS, MA, CCC-SLP, at NNLM PSR. In light of the historical injustices and recent events that have taken place across the country, including police brutality and ensuing protests, the staff at NNLM GMR stand with the African American community. In… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, General

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Funding Awarded for Health and Wellbeing Workshop Series

Posted by on November 13th, 2017 0 comments

The GMR office is excited to announce that Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES) has been granted an Outreach Award for the development and implementation of a Health and Wellbeing Workshop Series. Background Both nationally and in Minnesota, Latinos experience persistent equity gaps in health and wellbeing. These disparities are not based in biology, but… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Training

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