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Oct

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MedlinePlus Now Hosts Consumer Health Information in Multiple Languages

Posted by on October 5th, 2020 0 comments

Effective October 1, 2020, MedlinePlus is the home of NLM’s multilingual consumer health resources. HealthReach, the standalone website that previously hosted these materials, was retired on this date. To access MedlinePlus’s collection of consumer health information in multiple languages, go to MedlinePlus.gov and click the Health Information in Multiple Languages link near the bottom of… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

Sep

22

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Information from Genetics Home Reference Is Now in MedlinePlus

Posted by on September 22nd, 2020 0 comments

Genetics Home Reference, NLM’s resource on genetic health conditions, is now part of MedlinePlus, and its current standalone website will be sunset in October 2020. The announcement of this transition was posted on MedlinePlus on September 1. Like Genetics Home Reference, MedlinePlus’s Genetics page contains information on over 1,300 health conditions with genetic causes or… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

Jun

25

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Find Trusted Health Information in Spanish for Your Patrons / Encuentre Información de Salud Confiable en Español para Sus Usuarios

Posted by on June 25th, 2020 0 comments

When library patrons ask you for health information in Spanish about COVID-19 or other issues, NNLM has resources to get you started. Available tools range from Spanish-language videos featuring Latino medical professionals to resources selected by trusted members of the Spanish-speaking community. The materials come from reliable sources like the National Library of Medicine and… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

May

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Upcoming Webinar on Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information

Posted by on May 21st, 2020 0 comments

Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2020 Time: 2 PM ET/1 PM CT Description: This one-hour webinar will provide a basic introduction to foreign-born populations. The presentation will start with some background data about immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. We’ll touch briefly on concepts related to cultural competence and humility and how to integrate them into your… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Continuing Education, Public Health

Apr

02

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CHIS Accelerated Learning Plan

Posted by on April 2nd, 2020 0 comments

Have you ever considered earning your CHIS or taking the leap from Level 1 to Level 2? Right now NNLM is offering an accelerated learning plan to quickly earn CHIS in about a month through free, online, self-paced classes. And remember, NNLM SEA sponsors the CHIS application fee for Level 1 or Level 2 for… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Continuing Education

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