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Mar

27

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The Ebola Vaccine: A Race Against Time

Posted by on March 27th, 2020 0 comments

In 1976, near the Ebola River in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, the disease known as Ebola was first described. For years afterward, scientists fought a largely fruitless uphill battle toward development of an effective and sustainable vaccine for this disease. After sporadically plaguing parts of Africa for decades, a 2014 widespread… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Disaster, Public Health, Research

Mar

18

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ICYMI Webinar Recap: Are you Ready? Essential Disaster Health Information Resources

Posted by on March 18th, 2020 0 comments

Over the next several weeks, we will be recapping some of the exceptional webinars that the NNLM SCR has hosted over the course of 2019 and early 2020. If you would like to access an archived version of this webinar and the others we have hosted, please click here. In January of this year, our… Read More »

Posted in: Aging, Classes, Disaster, Electronic Resources, Emergency Preparedness, Fitness, Grants and Funding, Public Health, Social Media, Training, Webinars

Mar

04

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ICYMI Webinar Recap: Development and Testing of Digital Health Approaches to Promote Health Behavior Change

Posted by on March 4th, 2020 0 comments

SCR CONNECTions will be back with new programming later this year, but we still have lots to share with you here on Blogadillo! Over the next several weeks, in case you missed it (ICYMI), we will be recapping some of the exceptional webinars that NNLM SCR has hosted over the course of the past year…. Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Louisiana, Public Health, SCRCONNECTions, Webinars

Feb

25

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Vitiligo: More Common Than You Might Think

Posted by on February 25th, 2020 0 comments

Vitiligo, a condition which causes people to lose pigmentation in their skin, has been in the spotlight in recent years; in 2018, a famous women’s fashion show selected its first model with vitiligo to walk the runway. Since then, popular culture has seen a long-overdue increase in the visibility and awareness of this disease and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Public Health

Aug

20

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Public Libraries Summer Report – Part 1: The Oklahoma Symposium

Posted by on August 20th, 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, Community Engagement, Consumer Health, Health History, Oklahoma, Outreach, Public Health, Resource Libraries, Texas

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