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May

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Cultivating Data-Savvy Services, Bit by Bit

Posted by on May 2nd, 2019 0 comments

We’re back after a brief hiatus, and our guest author for today’s post is Sheila Green, Health Science Center – Bryan Campus Librarian with the Medical Sciences Library, Texas A&M University Libraries. At the beginning of this year, she was awarded a professional development award to advance her skills in research data management from the… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Data, Grants and Funding, Research, Resource Libraries, Texas, Training

Feb

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Debbie Montenegro Selected as NASA Solar System Ambassador

Posted by on February 14th, 2019 0 comments

NNLM SCR has an exciting announcement! Our very own Debbie Montenegro, Consumer Health Coordinator, has been selected by the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory to serve as a NASA Solar System Ambassador in our region for 2019. The program is a nation-wide public engagement effort. Ambassadors are selected once a year, based on a rigorous set… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Coordinator, Outreach, Social Media, Technology, Training

Sep

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Color Gradients & Better Reading for All

Posted by on September 12th, 2018 0 comments

Sometimes office conversation here at SCR turns to controversy around typing conventions or punctuation, such as the Oxford Comma or the debate around two spaces after a period. But we’re not looking to start any trouble, so we will avoid those topics! However, accessibility is something that we think about often and not just because… Read More »

Posted in: Accessibility, Blog, Consumer Health, Outreach, Technology

Jun

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Strength Training Can Help Fight Bone Loss

Posted by on June 27th, 2018 0 comments

According to a recent article in Harvard Health, people tend to lose bone mass at a rate of 1% per year after age 40. This can result in osteoporosis, with even simple activities such as bending over to tie a shoelace becoming a potential risk for a fracture. The 2008 Physical Health Guidelines for Americans… Read More »

Posted in: Aging, Blog, Consumer Health, Fitness, Public Health

May

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Telehealth 101

Posted by on May 16th, 2018 0 comments

You may have heard terms like telemedicine, telehealth, or mhealth in discussions around providing clinical care or education from a distance. MedlinePlus defines telehealth simply as “using electronic communications to provide or get health care services.” Some definitions that might be found in around telehealth policies and legislation include:  Synchronous – live video and/or audio  Asynchronous – also known as “store and forward” and not live  Remote… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, EHR, Electronic Resources, Health Literacy, Resources

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