Women ’ s Health and Health for All
What an amazing day January 21, 2017 was with a Women’s March in every state in the country and to even have other countries join in solidarity with their own marches! Having a day to remember women and men as well as those who are disenfranchised, under-represented and under-served and to recognize the importance of the voices of many is one of the reasons that made this march significant. The health inequities and health disparities experienced by many in this country call us to constantly work toward what is right. The National Library of Medicine resources are authoritative and freely available. MedlinePlus is available in English and Spanish as well as some information in other languages. It also includes information that is easy-to-read. You’ll find information about women’s health, LGBT health, rural health, various disabilities, as well as how to prepare and cope with disasters and other safety tips. Health Reach is the resource for health information in other languages for patients and healthcare consumers as well as cultural information for health care providers. Also, it’s not too late to enroll in or change Marketplace health insurance plans for 2017. Now is the time to enroll if you haven’t already as January 31 is the deadline! Go to Healthcare.gov and sign up! Help narrow the gap in health disparities by providing access to health information through your libraries, community organizations and health practice. Contact the NN/LM PNR for ...
Source: Dragonfly - Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Carolyn Martin Tags: Health Literacy/Consumer Health Public Health Public Libraries Source Type: news
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