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Aug

27

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Public Libraries Summer Report – Part 2: NNLM Summer Reading Collaborations

Posted by on August 27th, 2019 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) has partnered with national associations to carry out health programs and initiatives with public libraries, to provide health information and services to patrons. NNLM network member libraries have partnered with community partners to carry out heath related programming, at times incorporating health devices into their collections and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Coordinator, Health Literacy, K-12, Outreach, Resources

Aug

20

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Public Libraries Summer Report – Part 1: The Oklahoma Symposium

Posted by on August 20th, 2019 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) has partnered with national associations to carry out health programs and initiatives with public libraries, to provide health information and services to patrons. NNLM network member libraries have partnered with community partners to carry out heath related programming, at times incorporating health devices into their collections and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Community Engagement, Consumer Health, Health History, Oklahoma, Outreach, Public Health, Resource Libraries, Texas

Jun

20

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#citeNLM 2019: By the Numbers

Posted by on June 20th, 2019 0 comments

Since Spring 2018, coordinators across NNLM offices have organized a Wikipedia edit-a-thon. In the first event, the topical focus was rare diseases. The next time we held an event in the fall, we selected Women’s Health as our theme. The response has been fantastic, with several libraries and other organizations hosting their own edit-a-thons and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Community Engagement, Consumer Health, Outreach, Resources, Social Media, Technology, Training

May

10

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America’s Health Rankings 2018: Mental Distress in the South Central Region

Posted by on May 10th, 2019 0 comments

America’s Health Rankings® is an annual assessment of the nation’s health on a state-by-state basis. It is produced in a partnership between the United Health Foundation and the American Public Health Association. It has many dimensions that you can explore, but since May is Mental Health Month, we’re examining Frequent Mental Distress, which refers to the… Read More »

Posted in: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mental Health, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Outreach, Public Health, Resources, SCR Regional Highlight, Texas

Nov

27

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Saturday (12/1) is World AIDS Day 2018

Posted by on November 27th, 2018 0 comments

HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus, harms the immune system by destroying the white blood cells that fight infections. It’s most often spread through unprotected sex, but it is also spread through sharing needles or coming into contact with blood of an infected person. While annual HIV infections and diagnoses are declining, progress has been uneven,… Read More »

Posted in: Arkansas, Blog, Consumer Health, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

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