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Dec

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Health News You Can Use Beyond the Headlines

Posted by on December 17th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The news comes and goes quickly.  Health news is no different and it’s important to develop strategies and resources to learn more beyond the headlines. Continue to learn about some of 2018’s big health stories that will continue to impact 2019 with these resources. Natural Disasters and Emergencies-The Camp Fire in Northern California was the… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, Public Health

Nov

16

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Teaching Public Health with Graphic Medicine

Posted by on November 16th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Public Health is a broad set of actions that promote wellness, but a lot of people don’t understand what public health does for us.   Can graphic medicine (comics and graphic novels with health, wellness and disease themes) help us better understand public health?  Spoiler Alert: the answer is yes! Here are a few examples… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Graphic Medicine

Oct

18

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Get Your Flu Shot and Have a Healthier Winter

Posted by on October 18th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

  It’s that time of year again, the wind turns cold, the leaves change color and everyone is talking about the flu.  This year get the facts and get vaccinated to protect yourself, your family and your community. Anyone can get the flu and have serious complications, but people over 65, people with chronic conditions… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, Public Health

Oct

10

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From Genealogy to Genetics: Maine Library Association Annual Meeting

Posted by on October 10th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Earlier this month,  Catherine Martin and I drove up to Newry, MA to present at the Maine Library Association Annual Meeting. Our session, From Genealogy to Genetics: Library Programming to Explore Your Roots, was scheduled for Monday, Oct 1st. The Annual Meeting opened with a panel discussion on journalism, fake news and libraries. Afterwards, Catherine attended… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources

Sep

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NNLM Wikipedia FALL Edit-a-thon Editors and Call for Volunteers!

Posted by on September 24th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

NNLM Wikipedia FALL Edit-a-thon Call for volunteers! Are you interested in improving the consumer health information available on Wikipedia? Do you want to utilize your librarian research skills towards making Wikipedia a better, evidence-based resource? Have you always wanted to participate in an edit-a-thon? Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine on November 7,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

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