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Jun

22

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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

21

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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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Jun

15

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Pride Week 3: Resources Throughout the Life Cycle

Posted by on June 15th, 2022 0 comments

People who identify as LGBTQIA+ may experience health disparities due social stigma and care givers unfamiliar with their needs. Health care needs change throughout the life cycle of all people no matter where on the gender or sexuality spectrum they fall. Here are some free resources specifically for Sexual and Gender Minorities (SGM).   Children… Read More »

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Jun

08

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Pride Month Week 2: Providing Quality Care in a Welcoming Environment

Posted by on June 8th, 2022 0 comments

For LGBTQIA+ persons, lack of knowledgeable healthcare providers, discrimination by health insurers, lack of Federal anti-discrimination laws based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity (SO/GI), and fear of mistreatment are just some of the barriers to culturally appropriate health care. According to HealthyPeople.gov, eliminating health disparities can lead to: Reductions in disease transmission and progression… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, General

Apr

22

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NNLM Day at MLA – April 28, 2022

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

Please join NNLM Regions, Offices and Centers on April 28, 2022 as they highlight their activities from the past year and share upcoming activities programs that NNLM members can look forward to in the coming year. Below you can find details on the various sessions throughout the day. All events are free and open for… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Conferences and Meetings, From the GMR, General, News from NIH/NLM, News from the Region

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