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Sep

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NNLM 2023 Virtual Health Misinformation Symposium Save the Dates

Posted by on September 16th, 2022 0 comments

NNLM National Virtual Health Misinformation Symposium Save the Dates! March 28-31, 2023 This free virtual symposium 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… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Conferences and Meetings, Consumer Health

Aug

05

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Monkeypox Resources

Posted by on August 5th, 2022 0 comments Tags:

Monkeypox Resources Want to find more information about monkeypox? MedlinePlus has information on monkeypox written for members of the public. Information on MedlinePlus can be freely distributed and shared. MedlinePlus has high quality health information, in both English and Spanish, that is easy to understand and free of advertising. StatPearls has information on monkeypox written for clinicians and… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Consumer Health, Resource Sharing

Jul

31

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August 2022 NNLM Reading Club: Infant Feeding

Posted by on July 31st, 2022 0 comments

All babies need to eat to survive. Breastfeeding (or chest-feeding), also called nursing, is the process of feeding a mother’s breast milk to her infant, either directly from the breast or by expressing (pumping out) the milk from the breast and bottle-feeding it to the infant. For baby, health experts agree that breast milk is… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, General, NLM Resources, NNLM Reading Club

Jul

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July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Posted by on July 19th, 2022 0 comments Tags:

National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month is observed each July to bring awareness to the unique struggles that racial and ethnic minority communities face regarding mental illness in the United States. The COVID-19 pandemic has made it harder for racial and ethnic minority groups to get access to mental health and substance-use treatment services. Use OMH’s… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Consumer Health

Jul

12

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CHIS On Demand

Posted by on July 12th, 2022 0 comments Tags: ,

“CHIS On Demand” classes are for library staff interested in providing consumer health information to their community. Registration is open to anyone interested in consumer health information and outreach in their community. Through this class you can earn up to 5 Medical Library Association (MLA) continuing education credit hours that qualify towards the MLA Level… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, General

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