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Oct

04

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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, K-12, Social Media, Technology

Sep

12

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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

Aug

21

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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, 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, NIH, Public Health, Research

Aug

02

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What’s on your plate?

Posted by on August 2nd, 2018 0 comments

Whether it was from the classroom or the back of a cereal box, Millennials are probably familiar with the Food Pyramid. But when the USDA released the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the pyramid was updated to MyPlate as a more eye-catching and less complicated model for healthier eating. Take a look at the two:… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Fitness, Health History, Health Literacy, Research

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