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Dec

11

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Wash Your Hands

Posted by on December 11th, 2018 0 comments

Despite widespread knowledge of the importance of handwashing… [a] study showed that only 31% of men and 65% of women washed their hands after using a public restroom (CDC Handwashing). Germs can make people sick. Handwashing is recognized as an effective way to reduce germs and preventing the spread of infection. Researchers estimated that if everyone… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, Patient Safety

Dec

06

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ICYMI Webinar Recap for November 2018: Help NASA Track Mosquitoes with the GLOBE Observer App

Posted by on December 6th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) Webinar Recap series will provide a summary of our monthly SCR CONNECTions webinars. We’ll go over highlights from our guest speakers’ presentations and give some additional thoughts about the connections our attendees could be making from the presented topics! It might sound weird to be excited about a… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Community Engagement, Public Health, Resources

Dec

04

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Library Outreach Student Award Recap: Katie Pierce-Farrier

Posted by on December 4th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

The annual meeting of the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association is one of our biggest events of the year. We hold our advisory board meetings, exhibit, and sometimes offer continuing education. One of the highlights for us is being able to bring our Library Outreach Student Award winners with us to show… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Library Students, PubMed, SCC/MLA

Nov

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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

Nov

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Today (November 15th) is National Rural Health Day

Posted by on November 15th, 2018 0 comments

National Rural Health Day exists to promote awareness of the unique healthcare needs in rural areas of America. 60 million people, or 1 in every 5 Americans, currently live in rural areas of the United States. Receiving medical care is not always easy for those living in these areas due to a potential shortage of… Read More »

Posted in: Accessibility, Arkansas, Blog, Community Engagement, Data, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Outreach, Public Health, SCR Regional Highlight, Texas

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