Tag Archives: health promotion

Are you getting screened?

January is Thyroid Awareness Month, and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists wants to make sure everyone knows about screening for thyroid disorders and cancers. Our own Media and Information Services Manager Jess Chaiken knows how important these screenings can … Continue reading

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Hey, Guys, take care of yourselves!

It’s National Men’s Health Week! We’d like to take a few moments to remind all the men in our lives to take care of themselves: Get some exercise, make good food choices, go see your primary care provider for important … Continue reading

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Matters of the <3 (heart)

Here we are in the middle of February. Valentine’s Day is just a couple of days away. In the Mid-Atlantic, the air is crisp and cold, perfect for getting cozy with loved ones in front of a fire. The American Heart … Continue reading

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To Your Health!

It’s National Health Education Week, sponsored by the Society for Public Health Education. Health education range from large-scale campaigns, like tobacco-free kids or getting 30 minutes of exercise, to outreach to underserved communities, like bringing farmer’s markets to inner city neighborhoods. … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community -April 2015

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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CDC Grand Rounds: Where in Health is Disability? to be Rebroadcast

Originally broadcast on December 18th, the CDC’s Grand Rounds: Where in Health is Disability? Public Health Practices to Include People with Disabilities will be rebroadcast on January 30th with a live question-and-answer session to follow. The Grand Rounds include presentations … Continue reading

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Disability in Rural Communities: Designing Research for Impact (Part II: Rural health: Living and Working Well Programs)

On Wednesday, June 22nd the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities discussed how they build evidence-based interventions supporting the purposes of the Rehabilitation Act and NIDRR’s Long Range Plan in their presentation “Disability in Rural Communities: … Continue reading

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Disability in Rural Communities: Designing Research for Impact (Part I: Rural Rehabilitation and Employment)

On Wednesday, June 22nd the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities discussed how they build evidence-based interventions supporting the purposes of the Rehabilitation Act and NIDRR’s Long Range Plan in their presentation “Disability in Rural Communities: … Continue reading

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NARIC’s Digital Archive Project: New Additions

More additions to the digital archive. Continue reading

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