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National Library of Medicine Celebrates 10 years of AHCJ-NLM Journalism Fellows

The Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ)-National Library of Medicine (NLM) Journalism Fellows program—now in its tenth year—brings journalists to NLM for four days of training to enhance their use of some of the Library’s health information resources, such as PubMed, Genetics Home Reference, ClinicalTrials.gov, and MedlinePlus. The program began in 2009 to assist the…

cover of NIH MedlinePlus magazine featuring Leeza Gibbons

New Issue of NIH MedlinePlus Magazine with Leeza Gibbons

The latest quarterly issue of NIH MedlinePlus magazine is now available online and in print. TV host Leeza Gibbons talks about her experience as a caregiver for both her mother and her father. Gibbons shares how she overcame what she calls the common by-products of caregiving—“blame, shame, guilt, and resentment.” In addition to covering caregiving, the issue also…

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Ill-Conceived, Well-Drawn Graphic Medicine Program Draws Fans

In an era when digital info rules and high tech is titan, an emerging approach in health communication is leading us literally back to the drawing board. “Graphic medicine”—a field using comics to convey messages about wellness and illness—has burgeoned over the last decade and a new installation at the National Library of Medicine is…