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Feb

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Bias Awareness Resources

Posted by on February 26th, 2021 0 comments

Bias in biomedical data has come to the forefront in the last year in light of how groups of patients have received care for COVID-19. This discussion has also highlighted other ways that data can be examined for different types of social justice biases. But before you can examine the data for biases, it’s essential… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Feb

22

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Health Information for All: Language Resources

Posted by on February 22nd, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

According to the US Census Bureau 22% of people in the US 5 years or older speak a language other than English at home and 8.2% speak English “less than very well”. In the Northeast, those percentages are slightly higher than the national average at 23.7% and 9.4% respectively. But what does that have to… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources

Feb

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#citeNLM Spring 2021 Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Posted by on February 19th, 2021 0 comments

The Network of the National Library of Medicine is excited to announce its #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon campaign for Spring 2021! Join us for the month of March in our campaign to improve health information on Wikipedia using NLM and other quality health information resources. Our focus this campaign is on Healthy Aging topics, which includes… Read More »

Posted in: NLM, Weekly Newsletter

Feb

16

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Rural Healthcare Readiness Surge Web Portal

Posted by on February 16th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

On January 21, 2021, I attended a webinar co-sponsored by the New England Rural Health Association and the New York State Association for Rural Health.  These two associations are offering webinars on rural health through June 2021. Recordings of previous webinars are located on this page. Renée Joskow, Chief Dental Officer, Health Resources and Services… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Feb

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Call for Proposals for NNLM COVID-19 Infodemic Symposium

Posted by on February 15th, 2021 0 comments

The Network of the National Library of Medicine invites proposals for a virtual symposium: Responding to the COVID-19 Infodemic, on April 8th-9th, 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the disparities of underserved, minority, and underrepresented communities. This includes ensuring equal understanding of accurate health information, education in hard hit communities, and valuing inclusion in clinical research… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

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