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As we make our way into fall, here’s your annual reminder to get your flu shot and protect yourself from the influenza virus this year. U.S. health officials are worried this year’s flu season could be particularly bad. Why? Australia’s flu season has already hit and strain H3N2 has been pretty impactful, especially to the… Read More »
Happy National Medical Librarians Month! As the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region, we aim to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health through increased access to health information. While our region makes up only Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas, there is an NNLM for every state, all… Read More »
With World Heart Day being tomorrow, it seemed quite fitting to share a new study highlighting another risk of e-cigarettes that was published in an article on MedlinePlus. One of the causes of cardiovascular disease can include smoking or the use of other tobacco products. As it turns out, e-cigarettes can also increase the risk… Read More »
This Friday is World Heart Day, a health observance founded in 2000 by the World Heart Federation to inform the world’s population that heart disease and stroke are the world’s leading cause of death. Cardiovascular disease is actually the cause behind a third of all deaths in the world each year. Cardiovascular disease can be… Read More »
The National Networks of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region is pleased to announce it has awarded nearly $420,000 in funding since 2016. Grant amounts ranged from $895 to $40,000 and went to organizations across the SCR region, which include Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. To read about the projects our grants are… Read More »