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Learn the Basics of Consumer Health in the Stand Up For Health Class

Posted by on October 16th, 2019 0 comments

Jarrod Irwin, Consumer Health Coordinator, NNLM SEA On September 12, I had the privilege of attending Stand Up for Health, a class taught by my colleague Bobbi Newman in the Greater Midwest Region. I attended as preparation for teaching the class in the Southeastern/Atlantic Region. Stand Up for Health gives an introduction to consumer health,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Continuing Education, Public Libraries



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NMLM Feature: Mental Health Day

Posted by on October 10th, 2019 0 comments

Pratt Chat blog by Lauren Read Mental Health Day October is Health Literacy Month, and this post serves to highlight mental health, which often is given shorter shrift. 10 October’s commemoration as World Mental Health Day has sparked further interest in exploring and sharing the topic. The 2019 theme of World Mental Health Day is… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Outreach, Public Libraries



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NLM Exhibits in Public Libraries: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine in Harry Potter’s World at Memphis Public Library

Posted by on September 23rd, 2019 0 comments

Written By: April Wright, All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator, NNLM SEA and Andrea Jacobo, Memphis Public Library July 1st – August 7th, 2019, the central Memphis Public Library hosted the NLM traveling exhibit, Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine in Harry Potter’s World. While the exhibit was there, library patrons were treated to a screening… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries



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Libraries as Partners in Health: Nashville Public Library

Posted by on August 5th, 2019 0 comments

Join us for the upcoming SEAside webinar Libraries as Partners in Health: Nashville Public Library. Date: Tuesday August 27, 2019 Time: 1:00PM-2:00PM  ET Description: Started in 2016, Be Well at NPL is a health and wellness initiative of Nashville Public Library that seeks to increase access to free wellness programming and health resources. Upon receiving… Read More »

Posted in: Continuing Education, Public Libraries



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PLA, NNLM expand strategic partnership through consumer health programming survey

Posted by on April 10th, 2019 0 comments

The Public Library Association (PLA) has added another collaborative project to its ongoing partnership with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), a program of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Through this partnership, PLA will launch a new survey intended to measure the effectiveness of public libraries’ consumer health programming in Project Outcome, the association’s free… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Public Libraries

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