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Aug

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Public Libraries Summer Report – Part 2: NNLM Summer Reading Collaborations

Posted by on August 27th, 2019 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) has partnered with national associations to carry out health programs and initiatives with public libraries, to provide health information and services to patrons. NNLM network member libraries have partnered with community partners to carry out heath related programming, at times incorporating health devices into their collections and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Coordinator, Health Literacy, K-12, Outreach, Resources

Nov

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Exploring New Frontiers: CAST 2018

Posted by on November 13th, 2018 0 comments

  This was my first year to attend and also to present at the annual Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching (CAST). The conference is hosted by the Science Teachers Association of Texas (STAT) and is meant as a professional development and networking opportunity for science educators, informal educators, and science advocates. Like anything… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, K-12, NIH, Social Media, Technology, Training

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, K-12, Social Media, Technology

Aug

30

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CDC Releases New Data About HPV Vaccine

Posted by on August 30th, 2018 0 comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new data that shows more adolescents are up to date on the HPV vaccine.  Data comparing 2016 to 2017 show that the number of those who completed the series has increased by 5 percentage points. HPV, or human papillomaviruses, are a group of viruses spread by sexual… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, K-12, Public Health

Aug

28

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Head Positioning and Concussions

Posted by on August 28th, 2018 0 comments

Concussions happen daily in the United States and are a form of traumatic brain injury or TBI.  In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate there were 2.8 million emergency room visits related to TBI.  With the prevalence of TBIs, it is no surprise that there are multiple research studies focus on this… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, K-12, Research

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