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NNLM SCR Funding Opportunities

Posted by on April 26th, 2018

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region has several funding opportunities available.  Don’t miss your chance to apply! Library Student Outreach Award Amount:  Up to $2,000.00 Deadline:  9/5/2018 Description:  This award promotes the value of outreach to library school students interested in health sciences librarianship. To learn more:  https://nnlm.gov/scr/funding/library-student-outreach-award   Emerging Leader… Read More »



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Dietary Herbs and Supplements: How do they Benefit Us?

Posted by on April 24th, 2018

Dietary herbs and supplements are commonly recommended to me by friends and family for nearly any health complaint I have.  A recent bout of insomnia brought an onslaught of recommendations and during my research I found some great information and an invaluable resource. The Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) defines a dietary supplement as a… Read More »



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Oklahoma City Bombing Occurred 23 Years Ago Today

Posted by on April 19th, 2018

Twenty three years ago today, Oklahoma experienced one of the worst terrorists attacks to ever occur on U.S. soil.  A little after 9:00 a.m., a truck exploded in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal building located in the downtown of Oklahoma City.  168 lost their lives that day and many more were injured. Domestic… Read More »



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Recap: 2018 Louisiana Public Health Association Annual Conference

Posted by on April 18th, 2018

Last week, I attended the Louisiana Public Health Association annual meeting for the first time. I had the privilege of also being a presenter there, premiering a session I’ve been developing on mHealth to a packed room.  It was a two-day conference with a crawfish boil at the President’s Reception on the first night. My… Read More »



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It’s Donate Life Month

Posted by on April 17th, 2018

April was designated as Donate Life Month in 2003; however, it was previously celebrated as a week long awareness event starting back in 1983.  Increased awareness about organ donation could potentially save the lives of the estimated 20 people a day that die while waiting for an organ donation. The CDC estimates that on any… Read More »

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