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Mar

09

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NNLM Reading Club March 2022: Caring for Your Colon

Posted by on March 9th, 2022 0 comments

The tragic death of Chadwick Boseman from colon cancer at age 43 stunned the world. Boseman, a prominent actor who was most known for his role as the ‘Black Panther’, had been secretly battling cancer for four years. His death from colon cancer at such a young age put a spotlight on the fact that… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, General, NNLM Reading Club

Feb

24

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Access Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Webinars and CE All In One Place!

Posted by on February 24th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , ,

We are excited to share that you can now access all CHIS eligible webinar recordings and continuing education (CE) links in one place!  Using your login for the NNLM.gov website you can register for Recorded CHIS Webinars. Once you log into the class you will be able to see all the webinars that provide at… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Public Libraries

Jan

21

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Sponsored MLA Webinars – 4th Quarter Information

Posted by on January 21st, 2022 0 comments

Health information professionals are encouraged to take advantage Medical Library Association (MLA) webinars, which the Region 6 office sponsors at institutions across the region. Participation in these webinars at sponsored sites is free! The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 6 will sponsor up to ten (10) institutional registrations for MLA webinars each… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Funding, General, Resource Sharing, Training

Jan

11

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Resources and Tips for Helping You and Your Patrons Make Smart New Year’s Resolutions

Posted by on January 11th, 2022 0 comments Tags: ,

As we move into 2022 many of us (and our patrons) have made New Year’s Resolutions. Here are some tips and resources to help everyone stay on track. Watch out for False Promises and Scams The Truth Behind Weight Loss Ads from the FTC Spot False Promises Fake Stories Online Other Fitness and Weight Loss… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Public Libraries

Jan

07

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NNLM Reading Club – January 2022 Selections

Posted by on January 7th, 2022 0 comments

Health misinformation is a serious threat to public health. It can cause confusion, sow mistrust, harm people’s health, and undermine public health efforts. Limiting the spread of health misinformation is a moral and civic imperative that will require a whole-of-society effort. ~  Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., M.B.A., Vice Admiral, U.S. Public Health Service, Surgeon General… Read More »

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