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Resources You Can Use: Older Americans Month

Posted by on May 12th, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

May is Older Americans Month. And the 2023 theme is “Aging Unbound” focused on exploring diverse aging experiences and discussing how communities can combat stereotypes. The American population is aging and as we age, our health needs change too. The Administration for Community Living’s (ACL) 2021 Profile of Older Americans noted that 17% of the… Read More »

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World TB Day (March 24)

Posted by on March 20th, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

This Friday, March 24 is World TB Day. Each year, we recognize World TB Day on March 24 commemorating the date in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes tuberculosis (TB). According to the World Health Organization (WHO), despite being a preventable and curable disease, 1.5 million… Read More »

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Know Your NLM Resources: Traveling Exhibitions

Posted by on February 17th, 2023 0 comments Tags: , ,

Interested in a fun way to engage your community? Looking for ways to connect the history of medicine with today? The NLM traveling exhibitions, available free of charge, present inspiring stories about history, society, and medicine. Drawn from NLM, they connect visitors to trusted health information resources. Host an Exhibit NNLM in the Office of… Read More »

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Resources You Can Use: Radon Action Month

Posted by on January 13th, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

January is National Radon Action Month. As we got to know Nancy Holmquist from Cary (ME) Medical Center during Focused Outreach last year, we learned more about projects and programs Cary has implemented around radon education and mitigation. But what is radon? What are radon’s health effects? And what are the prevention and mitigation options?… Read More »

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Funded Project: Resource Database for Community Health Workers

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

This blog post is an excerpt from Community Health Workers: The State of the Evidence, 2021, written by Elijah Olivas and Hannah Marcus, and edited by Jaime Holbrook. Community health workers play a critical role in maintaining and improving individual and collective health outcomes. Yet their contributions and potential remain under-recognized and CHW programs underfunded. By… Read More »

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