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Sep

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Fall 2022 MLA Webinars – Sponsorship Announcement

Posted by on September 1st, 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… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funding, General

Jul

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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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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

Jul

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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 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

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