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Resources You Can Use: Winter Weather

Posted by on December 18th, 2023 0 comments Tags: , ,

Previously, I highlighted tips to stay safe in winter weather focused on snow, cold and ice. But according to the Fifth National Climate Assessment, released in November 2023, the Northeast is looking at warmer, wetter winters in the future. So in addition to remembering safety information for staying safe in snow and cold, we need… Read More »

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Sep

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Resources You Can Use: Preparedness Month 2023

Posted by on September 1st, 2023 0 comments Tags: , ,

September is National Preparedness Month. This year’s theme is “Take Control in 1, 2, 3” focusing on preparing older adults, specifically older adults from communities that are disproportionally impacted by all-hazard events. From ready.gov, “This theme empowers everyone, especially older adults, to 1) assess their needs, 2) make a plan and 3) engage their support… Read More »

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May

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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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Mar

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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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Feb

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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 »

Posted in: Blog, NLM, NLM Resources

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