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This post comes to us from our friends in the NNLM Pacific Southwest Region and MidContinental Region. Although this content did not originate locally, we think it is relevant to many communities in the South Central Region. Find Trusted Health Information in Spanish for Your Patrons When library patrons ask you for health information in… Read More »
Over the next several weeks, we will be recapping some of the exceptional webinars that the NNLM/SCR hosted over the course of 2019. If you would like to access an archived version of this webinar as well as many others we have hosted, please click here. In case you missed it, our November 13, 2020… Read More »
The month of April is designated as National Minority Health Month. This is a time to learn more about the health status of minority populations in the United States. The theme for this year is Partnering for Health Equity. Throughout the month the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will host a series of… Read More »
Our blog posts over the past couple of weeks have examined a disturbing statistic: Black women are dying of pregnancy related causes at 3x the rate of other races. Our blog has discussed issues black women could face with fertility, prenatal care, labor and delivery, and postpartum care. One issue that stood out at each… Read More »
An earlier blog post brought you the story of Shalon Irving, the CDC epidemiologist who died just a few short weeks after giving birth to her daughter. Shalon’s story is tragic and brings to light a bigger issue. Black women are dying of pregnancy related causes at 3x the rate of other races. In our… Read More »