Region 1 Insights

National Children’s Dental Health Month

3 weeks ago
For many, the anatomy associated with the month of February is the heart, thanks to the presence of Valentine’s Day and the fact that it is American Heart Month. But what about the teeth that we use to eat all those candy hearts and boxes of chocolate? National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) also takes... Read More »
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Take Action in January

1 month 2 weeks ago
As each new year begins, many people focus on their health and wellbeing. As January is National Radon Action Month, it is a perfect time to talk with library patrons about the health risks of exposure to radon gas and encourage home radon testing. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that comes up through... Read More »
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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

3 months 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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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

A Love Letter to Puerto Rico

3 weeks ago
  Tucked in a valley of southwestern Puerto Rico, a bustling and neatly appointed community space offers education and technology opportunities to a multigenerational resident community. During our recent site visit to Puerto Rico, Sarah had the privilege of visiting the NNLM Region 2 subawardee project Strengthening the Emergency Response Capacities of Older Latino Adults Exposed... Read More »
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Introducción a MedlinePlus

2 months 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

2 months 3 weeks 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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NNLM Region 2 news and updates serving Network Members Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands