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Posts by archive: January 2018

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Jan

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My Impression of Texas and Librarians

Posted by on January 30th, 2018 0 comments

  I recently had the pleasure to attend an outreach librarian training in Ft. Worth, Texas.   This was my first time at this type of training, first time in Texas, and first time meeting my co-workers at NNLM SCR in person.  With so many firsts, it is no surprise the trip made an impression. The… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Library Workforce, Training

Jan

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January is Thyroid Awareness Month

Posted by on January 25th, 2018 0 comments

In earlier blogs, we discussed that January is Human Trafficking Awareness month as well as National Cervical Health Awareness Month.  It’s a busy month to spread the word about health-related issues because January is also Thyroid Awareness Month. The thyroid is a gland located in the neck.  Its primary function is to control metabolism by… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Jan

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Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Posted by on January 18th, 2018 0 comments

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month.  Human trafficking is defined by the Department of Homeland Security as, “modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act.”  2015 (most recent date) statistics from the FBI show that in Texas alone there were 285 offenses… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog

Jan

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Tips for Achieving Your New Year’s Resolution to Quit Smoking

Posted by on January 16th, 2018 0 comments

Nearly 7 in 10 smokers in the United States wants to quit smoking.  With statistics that high, it is likely that a sizable number of people chose their new year’s resolution to be to quit smoking.  “Many people underestimate how difficult it is to not only quit smoking, but to maintain the change,” says Zane… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Resources

Jan

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Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted by on January 11th, 2018 0 comments

January is National Cervical Health Awareness Month.  The goal is to raise awareness about how women can protect against HPV (human papillomavirus) and cervical cancer. HPV is a group of viruses that are sexually transmitted and can put women at risk for developing cervical cancer.  HPV can fall into either the low risk or the… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog

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