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Presenter:  Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator, NN/LM MAR Date / Time:  March 10th / Noon – 1 pm (ET) Where:   https://webmeeting.nih.gov/boost2/ Online / No Registration Required Summary:  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the...

Registration is Open: “The Affordable Care Act / Access to Care – Libraries Making a Difference” Friday, April 24, 2015 at the Sonesta Philadelphia Sponsored by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region Full travel stipends are available to support...

Did you know that many patients and healthcare providers often have difficulty identifying good sources of non-English language health information? Many librarians, health care providers and patients are familiar with MedlinePlus.gov. What they may not know is that the National...

Are You Ready?  Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Health Information Resources for Families and the Community Presenter:  Michelle Burda, Network & Advocacy Coordinator, NN/LM MAR Date / Time:  February 20th / 2 – 3 pm (ET) Register:  http://nnlm.gov/ntcc/classes/class_details.html?class_id=827 Summary: ...

The Affordable Care Act / Access to Care – Libraries Making a Difference Do you want to increase your comfort level when helping library users access health insurance information and the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? Do you understand how the Marketplace works? Do you need help...

The final deadline to enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace  is Sunday, February 15, 2015 – there’s no time like today to apply.  Click here to get started. You may qualify for financial help – 4 out of 5 people who enroll are saving money on their monthly premiums. ...

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. This year’s campaign slogan is “Defeat Monster Mouth.” In celebration of the month, and to learn about how to increase awareness of the importance of dental health in your libraries, please join the Bureau of Health Planning...

On January 26th, WebJunction presented a webinar titled “Health Happens in Libraries: Pathways to Guide Health Education at Your Library.”  The webinar has been archived and can be found here: http://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction/pathways-guide-health-education.html The...

The National Network Library of Medicine Mid-Atlantic Region shares the following: NLM Resource Update: LiverTox The National Library of Medicine (NLM) LiverTox resource is a free website providing up-to-date, comprehensive and unbiased information about drug-induced liver injury...

PubMed for Librarians: Introduction to PubMed Presenter:       NLM National Training Center (NTC) Date / Time:  Tuesday, February 3, 2015 / 3 pm (ET) Where:             Online Details / Registration:  http://nnlm.gov/training/schedule/class_details.html?class_id=519 PubMed...