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Know the Science – Understanding health information to combat misinformation

Posted by on November 29th, 2021 0 comments

    Why is it important to know the science of health? Simply put, because there is a lot of misinformation out there. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), part of the National Institutes of Health, launched their resource Know the Science in English in 2017 and Know the Science is now… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

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Member Spotlight: Teri Clover and The Public Health Museum

Posted by on November 19th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

Teri Clover, Program Manager for Emergency Response for the Boston Public Health Commission, is the coordinator of the Outbreak! program at The Public Health Museum in Tewksbury, Massachusetts.  Now in its ninth year, Outbreak! is a public health experience for high school students offered each summer to expose students to careers in public health. Clover,… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

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Member Spotlight: Chloe Rotman

Posted by on November 5th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

If you had 25 hours in a day, what would you do with the extra hour? Make more desserts. I love a complicated baking project, and while my flavors and techniques are strong, I think that an extra hour would really help my decoration skills.  Tell us about your position/institution. The Boston Children’s Medical Library… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest

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Join our #CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon – November 1-30, 2021

Posted by on November 3rd, 2021 0 comments

Ever come across an article on Wikipedia and thought it could be stronger? Did you edit the page? Why consider editing? We know that Wikipedia is often one of the first sites that comes up in a browser search for information. We know that patrons utilize Wikipedia when seeking information. So, let’s make it a… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

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National COPD Awareness Month

Posted by on November 1st, 2021 0 comments

Organized each November by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National COPD Awareness Month aims to promote better understanding of COPD. COPD is a progressive lung disease which makes it difficult to breathe. Progressive means that it gets worse over time. While COPD rates have declined in recent decades, it is still the… Read More »

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