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Mar

29

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What is the Fear of Public Places?

Posted by on March 29th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

There are quite a few people who prefer to avoid public places because they dislike them but others are actually fearful of them. Approximately 1.3% of the U.S. population will at some point in their lives experience fear of public places so intense it can be classified as a phobia. A phobia is an out… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Electronic Resources, General (all entries)

Mar

01

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Racial Disparity Before, During and After Pregnancy – Blog 6 of 6

Posted by on March 1st, 2018 0 comments

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 »

Posted in: Blog, Diversity, Electronic Resources, General (all entries)

Dec

05

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Taking Multiple Medications Poses Risks

Posted by on December 5th, 2017 0 comments

Many older Americans take multiple medications — but only about one-third ever discuss possible interactions between drugs, a new poll finds. The poll was conducted by the university’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation. It was sponsored by AARP and Michigan Medicine, the university’s academic medical center. “Interactions between drugs, and other substances, can put… Read More »

Posted in: Aging, Blog, Consumer Health, Electronic Resources

Nov

07

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The NIH Data Science Releases a Case Study Underscoring the Value of Librarianship in the Patient Care Setting

Posted by on November 7th, 2017 0 comments

A NIH Data Science published a report titled A Case Study in NIH Data Science: Open Data and Understanding the Value of Libraries and Information Services in the Patient Care Setting.  In short, the NIH used other research studies to learn where and how clinicians reported using PubMed/MEDLINE as an information resource influencing clinical decision making…. Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Data, Electronic Resources, General (all entries), Patient Safety, PubMed, Resources

Nov

01

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The Trouble with Drugs: Possible Solution to the Opioid Problem

Posted by on November 1st, 2017 0 comments

The opioid epidemic has become a national crisis, one that has led the White House to declare a national state of emergency. But there may be good news on the horizon about one possible solution to the rising number of overdose deaths. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that deaths from… Read More »

Posted in: Community Engagement, Consumer Health, Data, Electronic Resources, General (all entries), Public Health, Research

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