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World Health Organization Releases ICD-11

Posted by on June 26th, 2018 0 comments

The World Health Organization has released the newest version of the International Classification of Diseases, ICD-11.  The ICD tracks health trends and statistics globally.  The nearly 55,000 unique codes identify injuries, diseases, symptoms, and causes of death.  These codes are the common language that health care professionals use to share information worldwide. This new version… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Data, EHR, Electronic Resources, Evaluation, Health History, Public Health, Resources

Jun

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Men’s Health Month

Posted by on June 6th, 2018 0 comments

June is Men’s Health Month. Coming up is also Men’s Health Week, which takes place the week leading up to Father’s Day. This year’s dates are June 11-17, 2018. According to menshealthmonth.org, “the purpose of Men’s Health Week is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Community Engagement, Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, Health History, Resources

Feb

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A Trip to the Space Medicine Archives – Part 1

Posted by on February 7th, 2018 0 comments

Our Consumer Health Coordinator, Debbie Montenegro, went on a trip that was out of this world. In Part 1, she highlights her visit to our partners at the Moody Medical Library at UTMB Galveston, specifically to see the Charles A. Berry, M.D. History of Space Medicine Collections. Here is a recap of the visit: First… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Health History

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February is African American History Month

Posted by on February 6th, 2018 0 comments

February is African American History Month and there are a variety of organizations hosting events throughout the month.  With so much going on it is impossible to provide a complete list of resources and events available nationally and locally, but we’d like to spotlight a few. Association for the Study of African American Life and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Diversity, Health History, Resources

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