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Health Literacy Month

Posted by on October 4th, 2022 0 comments

October is Health Literacy Month – a time when health organizations, literacy programs, libraries, social service agencies, businesses, professional associations, government agencies and other groups can work together to integrate and expand the mission of health literacy – to build a world where our collective efforts will lead to health equity, where all people can… Read More »

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What is Ableism and how is it a part of the everyday language we use at the library?

Posted by on August 1st, 2022 0 comments

This guest post is contributed by Mary Murtland as part of her MLS internship with NNLM R7. Mary has an extensive resume including working as a library director in a rural library for over a decade! We are fortunate to have her spend her University of Rhode Island internship experience with us. Do you have… Read More »

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World Hepatitis Day 2022 – Help Can’t Wait!

Posted by on July 5th, 2022 0 comments Tags: ,

Later in July, on the 28th, is World Hepatitis Day. This year’s theme is that Help Can’t Wait and It’s Time to Act, aiming to raise awareness of viral hepatitis, communicate the urgent need for action and to highlight the importance of hepatitis testing and treatment. It’s organized by the World Hepatitis Alliance, which is… Read More »

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New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians 2022: Precision Medicine

Posted by on June 13th, 2022 0 comments Tags: ,

Each year a group of librarians from institutions, including NNLM Region 7, around New England organize the New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians. This event aims to introduce librarians to a cutting edge or particularly prominent area of scientific research. This year the topic chosen was Precision Medicine, and we had some amazing researchers… Read More »

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Posted by on May 2nd, 2022 0 comments Tags: ,

Every May since 1949 has been commemorated as Mental Health Awareness Month. During this month we “raise awareness about the importance of mental health and its impact on the well-being of all Americans.” Mental health and mental illness affects a wide swathe of the country, in 2020 nearly 53 million, or one in five, US… Read More »

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