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Jun

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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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May

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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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Apr

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April is National Minority Health Month: Give Your Community A Boost!

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

Each April U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) organizes National Minority Health Month. Its goal is to highlight the important role individuals and organizations can play in helping to reduce health disparities and improve the health of racial and ethnic minority and American Indian/Alaska Native communities. This year’s… Read More »

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Feb

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American Heart Month 2022 #OurHearts

Posted by on February 8th, 2022 0 comments

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, which is one reason that every February is American Heart Month! The goal of this month is to raise awareness of heart disease, heart heath and the steps that can be made to improve it. Heart disease is a general term that covers… Read More »

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Jan

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Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted by on January 4th, 2022 0 comments

January has been designated by Congress as Cervical Health Awareness Month. According to the National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC) over 13,000 women are diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer and over 4,000 will die each year. Despite this prevalence, it is a highly preventable form of cancer, which is one reason cervical health awareness is so… Read More »

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