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MCSTAP: Guidance for Clinicians Treating Substance Use Disorder, Pain or Both

Posted by on December 29th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

  One of the NER’s Year 5 funded grant recipients is the Massachusetts Consultation Service for Addiction and Pain or MCSTAP (https://mcstap.com/) for short. MCSTAP’s goal is to help primary care providers increase their capacity for and comfort in using evidence-based practices to screen, diagnose, treat and manage the care of patients with chronic pain,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project, Public Health

Dec

21

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The Past and Understanding the Present: NLM’s History of Medicine Division

Posted by on December 21st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

We talk a lot about resources like MedlinePlus or PubMed, but one of the things we don’t talk about as much is the fact that the National Library of Medicine is a physical library that includes a large collection of historical documents, records and more.  And these resources are available to the public through the… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources

Dec

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NASA and Trees?

Posted by on December 18th, 2020 0 comments

On Saturday morning, with my morning coffee I look at the trees lining the front of my property and feel relaxed.  Something about the little wooded area just seems to feel right.  So, when I read about the Globe Observer: Trees project being presented by SciStarter.  I thought, why not trees!  We all have some… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Dec

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Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19

Posted by on December 12th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

On December 3-4, 2020, the National Institutes of Health hosted the Workshop on Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19. The goal was to summarize existing knowledge and to identify key knowledge gaps. On Day One, Dr. Anthony Fauci welcomed over twenty biomedical researchers to give quick summaries. Dr. John Brooks (CDC) lay the groundwork with the epidemiological… Read More »

Posted in: NIH

Dec

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Providing Food and Nutrition Education with a Charlie Cart

Posted by on December 4th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

The following post was written by Margaret Woodruff, Director of the Charlotte, Vermont Public Library and Cheryl Sloan, the Youth Services Librarian and Assistant Director. The Charlotte Public Library received NNLM NER grant funding to purchase a Charlie Cart, a portable kitchen that enabled them to implement a food literacy project for their community.  Greetings… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

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