Academy of Laser Dentistry Announces Call for Abstracts for ALD 2019 Annual Session
“The Laser-Systemic Connection: Lighting the Way to a Healthier Mouth and Body” will Take Place in Dallas on April 4-6, with Opening Keynoteby Leading Oral-Systemic Health Advocate, Charles Whitney, MDCoral Springs, FL – June 18, 2018 –The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), the only independent and unbiased non-profit association dedicated to improving patient care with the proper use of laser technology, recently issued a call for abstracts for its upcoming annual meeting.Known internationally as “dentistry’s laser meeting”, ALD 2019 is at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas from April 4t...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 22, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight The MAReport: the Spring 2018 issue of the MAReport newsletter is now available! This quarter, Michelle Burda talks about the broad potential uses for one of NNLM’s favorite publications in her article, “Five Ideas for Program Planning Using NIH MedlinePlus, the Magazine“. The University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) invites applications for the position of Health Programming Coordinator for the Middle Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM MAR). Applic...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - June 22, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

National plan needed for lung disease
Fri, 06/22/2018 - 09:11News blog (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - June 22, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: GAtherton Source Type: news

HOPE Recuperative Care Center offers exactly that – hope and care
At the end of a quiet and unassuming neighborhood street in Pontiac, Michigan, a red-brick church stands forlorn. No sign indicates whether the tired building continues to hold Sunday-morning services; however, it respectfully stands erect. It’s here that I met Misa Mi on a warm October morning last fall. As the Director of Curriculum Evaluation and Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, as well as the school’s health information specialist, she received a GMR grant in 2016 to fund a health literacy project for the HOPE Recuperative Care Center, a n...
Source: The Cornflower - June 21, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Darlene Kaskie Tags: Blog Consumer Health Funding News from the Region Outreach Success Stories Source Type: news

Henry Schein Partners with Nexus Data Services
ENGLISHTOWN, NJ —Henry Schein has announced that it has contracted with Nexus Data Services to acquire and help maintain product level data along with digital assets. This partnership puts Henry Schein at the forefront of technological advancements in the marketplace and continues their longstanding tradit ion of providing excellent service. A key strategic initiative for Henry Schein is to enhance their product-level data for use in multiple sales channels such as web and print. To achieve this goal, Henry Schein entered into a relationship with Nexus Data Services as their preferred data collection partner. N...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 21, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Two point-of-care tests for invasive aspergillosis launched
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 16:05News blog (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - June 21, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

Funding Awarded to Teaching Health Literacy to Underserved Youth in Milwaukee County
The GMR office is thrilled to announce funding for the creation of a youth health literacy curriculum through the Medical College of Wisconsin via our Health Information Outreach award. Project: Description:  This project will Implement a sustainable youth health literacy curriculum in a health education course at Vel R. Phillips Juvenile Justice Center in Wauwatosa School District in Milwaukee County Wisconsin.  The proposed youth health literacy curriculum, which has a focus on self-efficacy and social interactions, will become a sustainable component of an existing health education course. The project wil...
Source: The Cornflower - June 21, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Sam Watson Tags: Blog Funding Success Stories Source Type: news

Red Cross Workshops Help Service Members and Their Families Manage Stress
Martha Teater is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist based in Western North Carolina. Originally drawn to the Red Cross as a Disaster Mental Health volunteer following Hurricane Katrina, she... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - June 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Military Support families martha teater mental health mind-body practice Mind-body workshops SAF service members service to the armed forces veterans wellness Source Type: news

The future of artificial intelligence in dentistry
Here is an article I co-wrote on caries diagnostics using AI. If you are interested in participating in this venture you must have digital radiography and can sign up here... I want to experience Caries Detection AI Read the article in Dental Products reporthttp://www.dentalproductsreport.com/dental/article/future-artificial-intelligence-dentistry (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 20, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NNLM MAR Says Goodbye to Lydia Collins
A special message from NNLM MAR Executive Director Kate Flewelling: Lydia Collins MAR Consumer Health Coordinator Lydia Collins has accepted a position with the All of Us Research Program Training and Education Center, located in the Health Sciences Library System, University of Pittsburgh. In her role as Participant Engagement Lead, Lydia will be tasked with creating an All of Us Research Program Participant Engagement Series, to assist in ongoing education, engagement and retention of All of Us participants. She will also be utilizing her consumer health background and skills to develop educational ...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - June 20, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Kate Flewelling Tags: @ the RML Source Type: news

Tee for the toothfairy takes a swing at tooth decay
(Charlotte, NC – June 13, 2018) On May 11th, IQ Dental Supply hosted the 2nd Annual Tee for the ToothFairy Charity Golf Tournament in Kenilworth, NJ. Sixty golfers enjoyed beautiful weather, great raffle prizes, lunch and dinner at the event. Close to $18,000 was raised to help support the mission of America ’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF).“This was the second year we were able to host this event and we are thrilled with its growth,” said IQ Dental Supply President, Sergey Kunin. “The turnout was fantastic, the golfers had a great time and...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 20, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

GMR Funds Community Health Engagement Partnership in Cincinnati
Tiffany Grant, PhD, Assistant Director for Research and Informatics at the University of Cincinnati Health Sciences Library, applied and received a GMR award for a community partnership to improve health literacy and address health disparities. Project Background: Racial and ethnic minorities, those in rural and/or urban areas, and those living in medically underserved areas are at high risk for health-related disparities. Low-income wages, reduced government services, and low educational attainment are a few reasons why these population groups have significant barriers overcoming food insecurity, obesity, mental health is...
Source: The Cornflower - June 20, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Darlene Kaskie Tags: Blog Consumer Health Funding News from the Region Outreach Success Stories awards Source Type: news

Hey, Google! When will I die?
[Image from Unsplash]Google’s AI capabilities can predict with greater accuracy than a hospital’s computers when a critically ill patient will die, according to a new study. Using a patient’s entire chart, Google’s deep learning methods were able to predict, 24 hours after admission, the risk of that patient’s death at 19.9% while the regular hospital’s computers predicted that risk at 9.3%. The patient died 10 days after admission. Google’s researchers worked with others from UC San Francisco, Stanford Medicine, and The University of Chicago Medicine. Their new...
Source: Mass Device - June 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Big Data Blog Health Information Technology AI Google Inc. Source Type: news

A guide to source data extraction and verification
Reviewing a medical chart can be a daunting task for anyone on the research team. However, ensuring proper data extraction and source data verification is paramount to ensuring data integrity and subject safety in your clinical trial.  Understanding that source data may be located in a multitude of areas within a medical chart is one of the first steps to ensuring accurate data collection in a clinical trial. It is crucial to remember that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to extracting and verifying source data. Download IMARC Research’s new guide for some best practices in data accuracy.  ...
Source: Mass Device - June 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog IMARC Source Type: news

Holistic blogger shares raw account of her body transformation
Sarah Stevenson, from Sydney, has always been a fiercely confident go-getter who would never snooze her alarm for the gym - but things have changed a lot in seven years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Future of asthma research and benefits to patient health
Wed, 06/20/2018 - 08:13News blog (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - June 20, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: GAtherton Source Type: news

Bronchoscopes still dirty after cleaning, study says
Photo by Michaela33 courtesy of Flikr A new study has found that currently acceptable methods of reprocessing reusable bronchoscopes left most devices contaminated and damaged. “The results are worrisome as patients undergoing bronchoscopy are commonly at high risk for infection due to transplant status, critical illness, or immune-suppression due to malignancy or chronic disease,” said the study, funded by 3M and supported by sterilization product maker Healthmark Industries. It was presented last week at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control’s annual conference APIC 2018, will be p...
Source: Mass Device - June 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Diagnostics Endoscopic / Arthroscopic Regulatory/Compliance Sterilization / Calibration 3m Healthmark superbugs Source Type: news

SetPoint Medical touts 2-year relief from rheumatoid arthritis
Startup SetPoint Medical has demonstrated “significant, sustained improvement” over two years in a first-in-human study using bioelectronic therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Seventeen subjects with moderate to severe symptoms were implanted with a vagus nerve stimulator in the European study. At three months, the therapy was shown to have significantly reduced RA symptoms and inhibited cytokine production, according to the company. After 24 months, 87% reported had clinically meaningful responses by standard Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR) criteria. The Santa Clarita, CA compa...
Source: Mass Device - June 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Bioelectronic Medicine Blog Neuromodulation/Neurostimulation Regulatory/Compliance Research & Development rheumatoid arthritis SetPoint Medical vagus nerve stimulation Source Type: news

Improved single visit management of old infected iatrogenic root perforations using Biodentine ®
ConclusionsIn single visit treatments, Biodentine seems to provide a biocompatible and effective seal in acidic environment, in accidental root perforations, even if the treatment is performed by an inexperienced operator and regardless of the location, the size and the time of occurrence of the perforation. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 19, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Singapore HSA implements major medical device regulatory changes
By Stewart Eisenhart, Emergo Group Medical device market regulators in Singapore have begun enforcement of key regulatory changes affecting areas such as low-risk devices, telehealth products and quality system requirements starting June 1, 2018. Get the full story here at the Emergo Group’s blog. The opinions expressed in this blog post are the author’s only and do not necessarily reflect those of MassDevice.com or its employees. The post Singapore HSA implements major medical device regulatory changes appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - June 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog Emergo Group Source Type: news

A Domestic Gag Rule and More: The Administration ’s Proposed Changes to Title X
Originally published onHealth Affairs Blog. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

GMR Funds Consumer Health and Community Outreach in Rockford
Cynthia Reynolds, Regional Health Sciences Librarian for the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Crawford Library of the Health Sciences, applied for and received a GMR award to reinvigorate consumer health outreach in Rockford, Illinois. Background: Crawford Library for the Health Sciences  UIC-Rockford Illinois UIC’s Crawford Library serves the UIC medical school in Rockford, Illinois. As an academic library, its primary users are pharmacy, nursing, and medicine students and faculty. However, the Crawford Library also has a mission to serve Rockford and the surrounding communities in Winnebago County wit...
Source: The Cornflower - June 18, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Darlene Kaskie Tags: Blog Consumer Health Funding News from the Region Success Stories UIC Source Type: news

Request for Quotations: HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the solicitation of quotations from organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects that will improve access to HIV/AIDS related health information for patients, the affected community, and their caregivers. Projects must involve two or more of the following information access categories: Information Retrieval Skills Development Resource Development and Dissemination PrEP Navigator Resource Development and Dissemination Equipment Acquisition Emphasis will be placed upon small businesses and the following types of organizations or arrangements for de...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - June 18, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Blog Funding Health Professionals News from NLM/NIH Outreach Public Health Source Type: news

World Continence Week
2018 is held between 18-24 June and is a global initiative run by theWorld Federation of Incontinence Patients (WFIP), with the approval of theInternational Continence Society (ICS). The vision is to help improve health, wellness and quality of life for those with continence issues, and to further establish awareness of bladder weakness, pelvic pain and other conditions that impact on the lives of patients and carers.Cochrane Incontinence works with authors to prepare, maintain and disseminate systematic reviews of the effectiveness of interventions for incontinence, including prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. The...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Confession of a Red Cross employee: I was the #MissingType
Let me tell you a secret. I had never given blood before I began working at the American Red Cross. I was like a lot of people – nobody ever ... The post Confession of a Red Cross employee: I was... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Blood #MissingType blood donation Blood types First time donor Missing Type Missing Types Red Cross blood donation Source Type: news

Anesthetic efficacy of mental/incisive nerve block compared to inferior alveolar nerve block using 4% articaine in mandibular premolars with symptomatic irreversible pulpitis: a randomized clinical trial
Clinical Oral Investigations pp 1 –7 |Cite asOriginal ArticleFirst Online:07 June 2018AbstractObjectivesThe aim of this study was to compare the onset, success rate, injection pain, and post-injection pain of mental/incisive nerve block (MINB) with that of inferior alveolar nerve block (IANB) using 4% articaine in mandibular premolars with symptomatic irreversible pulpitis. The accuracy of electrical pulp test (EPT) in determining pulpal anesthesia was also examined.Materials and methodsThe study was designed as a randomized clinical trial with two study arms —MINB and IANB. Injections were performed using a st...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 18, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Husband Saves His Wife ’s Life Using Skills He Learned in Red Cross CPR Training
Many people don’t learn how to perform CPR because they never think they’ll be in a situation where they will have to use it. But this Father’s Day, Luke Benrud ... The post Husband... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - June 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Health & Safety Benrud cpr CPR training Luke and Andrea Red Cross CPR Red Cross training Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight Member Highlights: Adams County Library System, Gettysburg, PA – Learn about this library’s Sensory Storytime initiative to provide meaningful early literacy experiences for children who may have sensory processing or autism spectrum disorders. Has your library developed a similar program? Share your story with us to receive a Member Highlight on the MARquee! NNLM Outreach Highlight: Escape the Unit, Pittsburgh, PA – take a few minutes to check out this video on an NNLM funded project, an escape room devel...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - June 15, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Did dinosaurs get dandruff?
Palaeontologists studying the evolution of dinosaurs ’ skin and feathers think they didAs a regular reader of this blog, you are well aware that dinosaurs had feathers (unless you are a certain film franchise). Dinosaurs were covered in patches of fuzz, proto-floof, shook their tail feathers, and in some cases displayed full-fledged plumage. Over the last decade, exceptionally preserved fossils and intense genetic study have taught us a lot about feather evolution. But what do we know about the evolution of the skin of dinosaurs and early birds?Vertebrateskin consists of several layers of cells making up the epidermi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 15, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Hanneke Meijer Tags: Dinosaurs Fossils Science Evolution Zoology Palaeontology Source Type: news

Blog: trade wars, dressing down and cancer cures on agenda
Harriet Agnew gets behind the scenes at the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year event (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fluoride Increase in Saliva and Dental Biofilm due to a Meal Prepared with Fluoridated Water or Salt: A Crossover Clinical Study
Caries Res 2019;53:41 –48https://doi.org/10.1159/000489132AbstractKnowledge about fluoride delivery to oral fluids from foods cooked with fluoridated water and salt is scarce, and no study has evaluated fluoride concentrations in saliva or biofilm during meal consumption. In this randomized double-blind crossover study, 12 volunteers ingested meals (rice, beans, meat, and legumes) prepared with nonfluoridated water and salt (control group), fluoridated water (0.70 mg F/L; water group), and fluoridated salt (183.7 mg F/kg; salt group). Whole saliva was collected before meal ingestion, during mastication, and up to 2 h...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 15, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

The efficacy of orthodontic treatments for anterior crowding with Invisalign compared with fixed appliances using the Peer Assessment Rating Index
Conclusion: More than 90% of the subjects treated with Invisalign achieved a significant improvement, as shown by the PAR scores. A need for additional aligners was reported for 37% of the patients. Fixed bonded retainers seem to be a good option in preventing tooth relapse after Invisalign and fixed conventional treatments. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 14, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Global Hospital Budgets in Maryland: When Economics and Altruism Align
Blog post highlighting Maryland's all-payer global budgeting system. Includes some early evaluations as well as anecdotal comments from hospital CEOs and officials made during a panel discussion at a day-long policy academy organized by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and co-sponsored by the Milbank Memorial Fund. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - June 14, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Long-term follow-up of inactive occlusal caries lesions: 4-5-year results
ConclusionThe vast majority of lesions (85 –90%) identified as inactive enamel caries at baseline did not progress over 4–5 years. Despite this fact, it was possible to detect an increased risk for caries progression in caries-inactive occlusal sites compared with the sound ones.Clinical relevanceConsidering the low progression rates, inactive caries lesions do not need a specific caries-controlling treatment and should be monitored longitudinally in the same manner as sound surfaces. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 13, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Time to stop the violence plaguing workers in the community sector
Community service group executive members at the parliamentary launch, with UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis. Left to right: Mitsy Harmon-Russell, Dave Prentis, Kevin Jackson, James Hawker and Lynn Gillespie. Pic: Ralph Hodgson. MPs took time out talking about Brexit yesterdat to join employers and trade union members at the parliamentary launch of UNISON’s community sector Violence at Work Charter. Labour shadow civil society minister Steve Reed hosted the event, speaking of his concern that we need to talk about protecting staff from violence at work in 2018, saying it is dismaying that “the basic safety...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 12, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article News charities charity community community and voluntary sector health and safety housing housing associations violence at work Source Type: news

Effective monitoring for a medical device trial
While procedures, checklists, guidance documents, report templates and all sorts of other things combine to form the infrastructure for monitoring, what is possibly even more important is the shared mindset.  The acceptance by all that regardless of the title, there is a shared responsibility in calling out issues, in looking purposefully at this document, in questioning that blank. The purpose of clinical trial monitoring can be summed up as follows: To ensure protection of the rights and well-being of study subjects To ensure date integrity To ensure compliance with federal regulations, agreements, clinical invest...
Source: Mass Device - June 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog IMARC Source Type: news

Canal transportation caused by one single-file and two multiple-file rotary systems: A comparative study using cone-beam computed tomography
ConclusionNo significant difference exists among different rotary systems in the amount of canal transportation caused in the middle and apical third of the mesio-buccal canal in mandibular first molars. Although all rotary files caused some degrees of canal transportation, the rotary single-file instrument caused significantly greater canal transportation than the multiple-file sequences in the coronal third. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Blog: Internationalism has always been at the heart of our work
Since our union was established 25 years ago, internationalism has always been at the heart of our work. It’s one of the reasons why UNISON is so widely respected around the world – we don’t just talk about our values, we live them and put them into practise. Our work in Liberia is just one example. Shortly before the Ebola virus struck in 2014, 22 health union leaders were dismissed by the Liberian government for organising a national strike for safer working conditions in the health sector. From day one, our union stood alongside them and campaigned for their reinstatement. Finally, following a four yea...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 11, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News Source Type: news

Blog: Time to stop violence and abuse in the workplace
Today I was proud to launch UNISON’s violence at work charter in Parliament – alongside dozens of MPs who turned out to lend their support. The charter was explicitly designed to support our members in the community, voluntary and housing sectors, but the experiences of our members there are all too often replicated elsewhere. Every day public service workers are being abused, threatened or assaulted at work. It’s shocking and unacceptable, yet it’s the daily reality for all too many of those who work to serve and support us; In a recent UNISON survey conducted of our members in the community sector...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - June 11, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News Source Type: news

Member Highlights: Adams County Library System, Gettysburg, PA
NNLM MAR is pleased to share successes of health outreach projects and activities in our region. Learn what your amazing colleagues are doing to increase access to quality health information for the communities they serve. Sensory Storytime Sensory Storytime is an initiative of the Adams County Library System (ACLS) to provide meaningful early literacy experiences for children who may have sensory processing or autism spectrum disorders, and families who may therefore feel uncomfortable in more typical storytime settings. This was achieved through staff education in sensory processing and autism spectrum disorders, and tr...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - June 11, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Member Highlights Source Type: news

Two vacancies for Clinical Fellow vacancies in Infectious Diseases at Wythenshwe Hospital
Mon, 06/11/2018 - 13:19News blog (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - June 11, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

3M Expands Shade Portfolio of Esthetic Fluorescent Zirconia
St. Paul, MN – (June 8, 2018)– Over the years, dental zirconia has developed into one of the most popular esthetic restorative solutions: highly translucent, pre-shaded and – in the case of 3M™ Lava™ Esthetic Fluorescent Full-Contour Zirconia – now available with built-in, tooth-like fluorescence. In June 2018, the portfolio of this innovative material is expanding to include Lava Esthetic zirconia in all 17 shades – all 16 VITA® classical shades and one bleach shade.Full-contour zirconia is trending in the esthetic zone, making it essential for dental labs to offer highly...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 11, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

CMS Opioids Roadmap
Blog post from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on the opioid crisis and the roadmap they are publishing to outline their efforts to address it. Among other things, it details their three-pronged approach to combating the opioid epidemic, focusing on prevention, treatment, and utilizing data from across the country to target prevention and treatment activities. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - June 11, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

The Dish on “ The Dish ”
Eric Dishman, director of the All of Us Research Program, produces a video blog called The Dish that can update you on this ambitious effort to recruit a million or more people to share their biomedical data. You can view his comments on his YouTube channel. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - June 8, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List All of Us Blog Dish Source Type: news

Treatment Advances Give Hope to People with Brain Metastases
Treatment TermsMetastatic Brain and Spine Tumors Author Erin Hull Overview Lisa VanTress didn ’t know why she couldn’t regain her land legs after a 13-hour fishing trip in the summer of 2016. When the dizziness caused her to stumble and fall, she went to the emergency room. She soon learned she had lung cancer that had spread to her brain. Hero Imagebrainmets1932x862.jpg Preview Image Content Blocks CTA Header Learn More CTA ButtonBrain and Spine Metastases Patient Name Lisa VanTress Patient Photo Featured Doctors Peter E. Fecci, MD, PhD Jeffrey Melson Clarke, MD Scott R. Floyd, MD, PhD Relate...
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: efh7 at duke.edu Source Type: news

Director's Blog: In Summer, Play it Safe - Think before You Drink
Read the latest blog from NIAAA Director Dr. George F. Koob.  Visit  https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/directors-blog    (Source: NIAAA News)
Source: NIAAA News - June 8, 2018 Category: Addiction Authors: groa Source Type: news

Kanye West is praised by the UK's top psychiatrist
In a blog for the British Medical Journal, Professor Wendy Burns, president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, yesterday praised the 41-year-old for speaking out about bipolar disorder. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight Member Highlights: Poughkeepsie Public Library District, Poughkeepsie, NY – Learn how this library brought health and wellness to their community through a library speaker series featuring medical professionals. Has your library developed a similar program? Share your story with us to receive a Member Highlight on the MARquee! NLM Redesign: The National Library of Medicine website has a new look! Check out the improved design, which aims to provide users with a more efficient path to NLM tools and resources and adapts...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - June 8, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

The Healthy Mummy blogger Rhian Allen reveals how she cooks month of dinners 88p per person
Rhian Allen, founder of The Healthy Mummy, from Wales, shares her £106 meal plan for a family of four. It makes 120 meals which lasts her family 30 days and she cooks it all in eight hours. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NNLM Professional Development Awardee, Rachael Lebo attends Adapting | Transforming | Leading, the 2018 MLA Conference
The theme to this year’s MLA conference was Adapting. Transforming. Leading.  These three words make up many of the definitions of librarianship.  I saw this theme time and again throughout the conference and I took away knowledge and ideas which will guide me in adapting, transforming, and leading at my own institution. Thanks to the support from the NNLM/GMR’s Professional Development Award, I attended the Medical Library Association (MLA) Conference for the first time this past May 18th – 23rd.  Due to this funding, I was able to attend one of the many CE courses offered at this year&rsq...
Source: The Cornflower - June 8, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Sam Watson Tags: Blog Conferences and Meetings Funding Success Stories Source Type: news