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This week is National Poison Prevention Week sponsored by The National Poison Prevention Council. On September 26, 1961, the 87th United States Congress passed Public Law 87-319, a joint resolution, requesting that the President of the United States proclaim the third week of March National Poison Prevention Week. On February 7, 1962, President John F. Kennedy… Read More »
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 »
Nearly 7 in 10 smokers in the United States wants to quit smoking. With statistics that high, it is likely that a sizable number of people chose their new year’s resolution to be to quit smoking. “Many people underestimate how difficult it is to not only quit smoking, but to maintain the change,” says Zane… Read More »
The holiday season brings wonderful things such as family traditions, gifts, potential paid time off work, and extra time with loved ones. It can also be very stressful and pose potential health risks. Navigating the holiday crowds, preparing for out of town houseguests, and cooking large dinners are just a few of the things that… Read More »
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 »