Tag Archives: United States National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus the Magazine – Online Health Information Journal for the Public

NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine: Health, Medical & Wellness Articles http://1.usa.gov/ocNFKB Summer 2011 Issue: Volume 6 Number 2 Subscribe to receive print copies for your office or clinic: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/magazine/subscribe.html Table of contents: The Importance of Clinical Trials Improving Children’s Health 30 Years … Continue reading

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National Library of Medicine Has Developed a “Preformulated” Search of PubMed in Health Literacy

As always, Siobhan Champ Blackwell has great information to share regarding health information literacy.    She recently posted the following on The Health and Literacy Discussion List.    She shared how she has adopted this strategy to receive weekly updates on … Continue reading

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National Library of Medicine Launches MedlinePlus Connect

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2011pres/06/20110620a.html The National Library of Medicine has formally launched MedlinePlus Connect. This free service allows health organizations and health information technology (HIT) providers to link patient portals and electronic health record (EHR) … Continue reading

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MedlinePlus, RSS & Content Sharing Enhancements

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. “Yesterday, NLM released several exciting enhancements that improve users’ ability to share and consume MedlinePlus content. MedlinePlus now offers several general interest RSS feeds as well as RSS feeds for every health … Continue reading

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Medicine in the Americas Digitized Collection

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/americas/index.html The National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library and a component of NIH, announces the release of “Medicine in the Americas.”   A digital resource encompassing over 300 early American … Continue reading

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New MedlinePlus Tour Now Available

The following was posted on MCMLA-L@LISTSERV.KUMC.EDU. “The National Library of Medicine has released a new version of the MedlinePlus tour in English and Spanish.  The tours highlight important features of MedlinePlus.gov and describe where yo! u can find certain types … Continue reading

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YouTube Health Videos

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. “NLM & You: The Video:” Contest Winners Announced! http://1.usa.gov/j6K2Kj NLM Technical Bulletin, May-Jun 2011 The National Library of Medicine®, the world’s largest medical library and a component of the National Institutes of … Continue reading

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NIH MedlinePlus Magazine Spring 2011 Issue Online

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/magazine/issues/spring11/toc.html The latest issue of the NIH MedlinePlus Magazine is now available online. In every issue you’ll find information you can use to keep you and your family healthy, including links to … Continue reading

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Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy Grant

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog… http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do?mode=VIEW&oppId=52757 The ultimate goal of this program announcement is to encourage empirical research on health literacy concepts, theory and interventions as these relate to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services … Continue reading

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Searching PubMed for Articles on Health Literacy

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. The National Library of Medicine has created several “pre-formulated” searches in PubMed, the online index of the professional medical literature. If you are looking for evidence based articles, examples of ongoing research … Continue reading

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