Tag Archives: United States National Library of Medicine

Tox Town Introduces New US Southwest Neighborhood

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Do you live in the Southwest Region of the US?  The newest Tox Town scene, US Southwest, provides good information on the hazards of fracking, uranium tailings, and much more. The complete … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine

Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine -a spectacular illustrated book that showcases rare, beautiful, idiosyncratic, and surprising works in the collection of the world’s largest medical library – will be published in April 2012 by Blast Books of New … Continue reading

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NLM Announces the Expansion of PubMed Health

via The Cornflower by Max Anderson on 12/13/11 “NLM announces the expansion of the information available from PubMed Health (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/), which provides integrated access to clinical effectiveness reviews. PubMed Health specializes in reviews of clinical effectiveness research, with easy-to-read summaries … Continue reading

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Winter Weather Emergencies

Severe winter weather can lead to health and safety challenges. You may have to cope with: Cold related health problems, including frostbite and hypothermia Household fires and carbon monoxide poisoning from space heaters and fireplaces Unsafe driving conditions from icy … Continue reading

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NLM Launches YouTube Channel

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/news/youtube_nlm_channel.html The National Library of Medicine (NLM) announced the launch of the NLM YouTube Channel that will post a variety of videos on topics from database training, NLM exhibitions, Public Service Announcements, lectures, and more.

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Healthy Roads Media Site Adds More Resources

The following was posted on [CLASTalk List] by Gail Kouame “Healthy Roads Media (HRM) has several new health information resources available: 1. *Mobile website (beta)* (www.healthyroadsmedia.org/mobile) –  The mission of Healthy Roads Media is to explore ways that information technology … Continue reading

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Change in NLM Customer Service

posted on the BHIC Blog. by Cheryl Rowan “Beginning November 1st, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) will no longer answer customer service questions in foreign languages, including Spanish.  A stock reply will be delivered to customers who contact NLM in languages other … Continue reading

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MedlinePlus Enhancement

Posted on the MCMLA-listserv. “The National Library of Medicine enhanced access to herb and supplement information on MedlinePlus.  On the English and Spanish supplements index pages, links to external sources of herb and supplement information now appear along with the … Continue reading

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Library Success: Outreach to Seniors

The following library success story was posted on the MCMLA-L LISTSERV by Siobhan Champ-Blackwell. http://www.libsuccess.org/index.php?title=Senior_Outreach The Grillo Health Information Center http://www.grillocenter.org/outreach.html is a community organization located at the Tebo Family Medical Pavilion in Boulder, CO, It is committed to increasing health … Continue reading

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Social Media Resources

The following two items were posted on the BHIC Blog. For simplicity’s sake, we’ve posted the article below: Healthcare social media: Five tips for growing hospital blog traffic Brandon Glenn MedCity News http://bit.ly/peSxX0 “what’s the best way to go about … Continue reading

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