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Oct

09

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ICYMI Webinar Recap for September 2018: Using US Census Bureau Data

Posted by on October 9th, 2018 0 comments

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! Our September guest speaker, Susana Privett, Data Dissemination Specialist… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Data, General (all entries), Grants and Funding, Health Literacy, Outreach, Research, Technology, Training, Webinars

Oct

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World Space Week 2018

Posted by on October 4th, 2018 0 comments

October 4th – 10th is World Space Week! Health science research in space and aeronautics has had strong influences on medical technologies today. According to NASA Spinoffs, “From experiments on the International Space Station to aeronautics research, NASA programs are resulting in spinoffs that improve health, treat disease, and save lives” (Health and Medicine brochure)…. Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Coordinator, Electronic Resources, General (all entries), K-12, Social Media, Technology

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, General (all entries), Outreach, Technology

Aug

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It is Contact Lens Health Week

Posted by on August 21st, 2018 0 comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with partners, is promoting the fifth annual Contact Lens Health Week August 20-24, 2018. This year’s campaign theme is “Healthy habits mean healthy eyes” and focuses on encouraging contact lens wearers to practice safe contact lens habits every day. It is estimated that 45 million… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Community Engagement, Consumer Health, General (all entries), Resources

Aug

09

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Obesity and Influenza A

Posted by on August 9th, 2018 0 comments

At first glance, obesity and Influenza A seem to have no correlation.  A new study with multiple cohorts found that obesity prolongs the length influenza A stay in the body.  Participating institutions include: The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Nicaraguan… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, General (all entries), NIH, Public Health, Research

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