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NIH MedlinePlus Salud Magazine Now Available

The annual issue of NIH MedlinePlus Salud magazine is now available online and in print. Salud, which means health in Spanish, is a free magazine of NIH and the Friends of the National Library of Medicine. Salud brings accurate and timely information in Spanish and English on health topics to patients and helps explain how NIH…

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Focus on NLM Scientists: Dr. Kira Makarova Makes Her Mark

Kira Makarova, PhD, could have easily coasted through college and her career. But she didn’t. She took advantage of opportunities and overcame setbacks along the way. As a staff scientist at NLM’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), Makarova is making her mark in the scientific world by supporting computational biologists all over the globe.…

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What’s in? What’s out?

As a new year begins, NLM in Focus takes a light-hearted look back at 2017 and forward to 2018. How’d we do with our predictions? What do you think will be in or out in the new year? Comment below. What’s IN for 2018 and OUT with 2017 IN for 2018 OUT with 2017 All…

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Seasons of Stories, 2017-2018

Happy New Year! As we look back at 2017, we wrote, we edited, we interviewed, and we rocked—all to share stories about the people and products making a difference in scientific discovery and public health here at NLM. Here are a few highlights: Winter 2017 We posted stories about NLM disaster health information courses, MedlinePlus.gov…

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An NLM Holiday Sing-a-long

        N-L-M to tune of “Jingle Bells” Dashing through the stacks, Retrieving as we go. We scan and cart and prep to bind While shouting “Ho, ho, ho!” Visible Humans dance And the bust of Lister Hill sings. Our magic isn’t just research But in so many things! N-L-M! N-L-M! Rings as…