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Jul

18

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Resources You Can Use: Climate Change and Extreme Heat

Posted by on July 18th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

A few weeks ago, a heat wave in the Northwest lead to a strongly worded statement from Seattle-King County Public Health and Oregon Health Authority urging Portland residents to seek help from their primary care providers for heat related illness due to high demand in Emergency Departments. At the same time another heat wave in… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Mar

26

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Registration Open: Responding to the COVID-19 Infodemic

Posted by on March 26th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted 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 to overcome COVID-19. The NNLM Virtual Symposium: Responding to the COVID-19 Infodemic is an opportunity to address misinformation and mistrust, raise awareness… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements

Mar

19

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NNLM Transition Statement 2021-2026

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

Last June, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) published the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the 2021-2026 Regional Medical Libraries (RMLs), the central component of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM).  Health sciences libraries submitted proposal applications in September.  An official announcement from the NLM regarding the new RMLs is forthcoming. The… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, 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

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

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