Region 1 Insights

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

3 months 2 weeks ago
Most people think of November for Thanksgiving, but it is also National Diabetes Month. According to the NIH’s National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, “Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. It affects about 37 million Americans, including adults and youth. Diabetes... Read More »
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Celebrate Open Access Week!

4 months 2 weeks ago
October 23rd-29th is Open Access Week! Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of scholarly research outputs, including the rights to use and reuse those outputs. By removing paywalls, open access allows more people to see and use the results of research. Open access has the potential to accelerate research progress and lead to... Read More »
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Health Literacy Month

4 months 4 weeks ago
October is here and so are some of the best aspects of the year–coming together for apple picking, dressing up in silly (or scary costumes), and settling in as the weather grows cold. It is also time for Health Literacy Month. Health Literacy Month was started over 20 years ago to increase health literacy rates.... Read More »
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1 month 4 weeks ago
NNLM Region 1 news and updates serving Network Members in Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia

Region 2 News

Introducción a MedlinePlus

2 months 2 weeks ago
Para ayudar a los instructores a enseñar MedlinePlus, el contenido del Tutorial de MedlinePlus para bibliotecarios y educadores en salud se ha adaptado en una presentación de diapositivas titulada “Introducción a MedlinePlus“. La presentación incluye algunas diapositivas sobre cómo navegar la sección de Genética. Estas diapositivas no tienen restricciones de derechos de autor, pero agradecemos la atribución a la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina... Read More »
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Mindful Eating for the Beloved Community

3 months ago
A chef cooks along with young onlookers. Mindful Eating for the Beloved Community: A Story from Region 2  In this engaging episode of the NNLM Discovery podcast, Chef Alex Askew, a culinary virtuoso and Region 2 Regional Advisory Board member, serves us a taste of his transformative “Mindful Eating for the Beloved Community” initiative. https://www.nnlm.gov/podcast/mindful-eating-for-the-beloved-community-a-story-from-region-2
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New Season New Faces

4 months ago
Meet Blog Writer Dasha Maye with an Ikigai Interview Dasha Maye is an Assistant Professor at MUSC and the new Technology and Communication Strategist for Region 2. A lover of streaming, meditation, and international dance styles, Dasha is also the new contributor to the Southeastern Spotlight, and what better way to introduce our new strategist... Read More »
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NNLM Resources for APHA 2023

4 months ago
Join the Network Membership is free! Create a username and password to start accessing free trainings and resources from the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM). https://www.nnlm.gov/user/join Access Free Trainings NNLM offers synchronous and asynchronous trainings on public health and health information topics. Register today for these upcoming webinars! “Rural Health Resources” November... Read More »
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1 month 4 weeks ago
NNLM Region 2 news and updates serving Network Members Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands