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May

17

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All of Us

Posted by on May 17th, 2018 0 comments

Over the past couple of weeks, you may have hear about a new research program that the NIH has launched.  All of Us endeavors to enroll 1 million or more adults to participate in a research study.  Data from this study will be used to further advance the practice of precision medicine. Precision medicine allows… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Data, General (all entries), NIH, Precision Medicine, Public Health, Research

Apr

10

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Happy National Library Workers Day

Posted by on April 10th, 2018 0 comments

  This week is National Library Week.  Every year, the Tuesday of this observance week is recognized as National Library Workers Day.  This day was first celebrated in 2004. The ALA-APA has a list of 10 Ways to Celebrate National Library Workers Day.  You can also visit their website to nominate a library worker that… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Library Workforce, NIH

Mar

15

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Bystanders Save Lives Using Defibrillator for Cardiac Arrest

Posted by on March 15th, 2018 0 comments

Cardiac arrest is defined by MedlinePlus: “The heart has an internal electrical system that controls the rhythm of the heartbeat. Problems can cause abnormal heart rhythms, called arrhythmias. There are many types of arrhythmia. During an arrhythmia, the heart can beat too fast, too slow, or it can stop beating. Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) occurs when… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Community Engagement, NIH

Nov

14

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Launches a Crowdsourcing Project Called PregSource to Better Understand Pregnancy

Posted by on November 14th, 2017 0 comments

PregSource, collects information from pregnant women to increase knowledge about pregnancy.  The research project delves into emotional, physical, labor, and delivery aspects to identify specific challenges experienced by subsets of women, to include those with physical disabilities.  The overarching goal of the research program is to form better strategies to improve maternal health care in… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Data, General (all entries), NIH

Aug

15

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Don’t Fall for Scammers Impersonating the NIH

Posted by on August 15th, 2017 0 comments

We’ve seen it all when it comes to scams; whether it’s an email explaining you’re an heir to an incredible fortune of a person supposedly related to you that you’ve never heard of, or an email from someone claiming to be from your organization’s IT department saying you need to update your password. For the… Read More »

Posted in: General (all entries), NIH

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