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Region 7 Update January 20th, 2022
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Member Spotlight- Meet 2019-2020 NLM Associate Fellow Sharon Han

Posted by on January 14th, 2022 0 comments

Sharon Han (she/her) is a librarian in central Connecticut, and member of the NLM Fellowship Class 2019-2020. The National Library of Medicine is accepting applications now through January 28th for their Associate Fellowship Program, so we thought this would be a great opportunity to share about Sharon’s work and her experience as an NLM Associate Fellow…. Read More »

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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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Getting to Know our Members

Posted by on December 28th, 2021 0 comments

NNLM Region 7 is continuously learning and growing and we do this best when members share with us what is going on in their work. This helps us to highlight the amazing work happening in the region and helps us learn about needs and gaps in services. Some common themes we are hearing from libraries… Read More »

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National Influenza Vaccination Week

Posted by on December 7th, 2021 0 comments

December 5th-11th is National Influenza Vaccination Week, hosted by the CDC. National Influenza Vaccination Week is a call to all Americans 6 months and older to get their annual flu vaccine if they have not already. Flu remains a significant public health concern, and this week will serve to remind people that there is still… Read More »

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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 »

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