Headshot of Dr. Patti Brennan next to the blog title, NLM Musings from the Mezzanine

NLM Director’s Blog Debuts

Dr. Patti Brennan’s new blog launched yesterday, and we’re all invited to read—and comment—as she shares her experiences heading the world’s largest biomedical library, the US National Library of Medicine. She chose to call her new blog NLM Musings from the Mezzanine, which reflects the variety of postings we can expect and the location of…

Cover of Fall 2016 issue of MedlinePlus magazine with photo of Kathy Bates

NIH MedlinePlus Magazine–10 Years of Health Information and News

Celebrities share health struggles. Expert health advice. Discoveries that will help in the future. NIH MedlinePlus magazine has been bringing trusted health information to consumers since 2006. This quarterly publication of NIH and the Friends of the National Library of Medicine brings accurate and timely information on health topics to patients and helps explain how NIH…

Cover of Summer 2016 issue of MedlinePlus magazine with photo of Padma Lakshmi

Summer Issue of NIH MedlinePlus Now Online

This quarterly publication of NIH and the Friends of the National Library of Medicine brings accurate and timely information on health topics to patients and helps explain how NIH turns “discovery into health.” This issue covers— how a top chef handles her medical condition why a clothing designer says it’s fashionable to get screened for…

Magazine cover showing Ta'Rhonda Jones

Spring Issue of NIH Medline Plus Now Online

This quarterly publication of NIH and the Friends of the National Library of Medicine brings accurate and timely information on health topics to patients and consumers. The current issue covers— Star of TV’s “Empire” Ta’Rhonda Jones and Heart Disease TV Crime Reporter’s Missed Clues to Heart Disease Health Disparities: Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, MD, of the…

Image montage representing health information: open book, sinus rhythm line, a caduceus.

SIS Social Scientist Co-edits New Book on Providing Health Information to Consumers

Alla Keselman, PhD, a senior social science analyst in NLM’s Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS), has recently co-edited Meeting Health Information Needs Outside of Healthcare: Opportunities and Challenges, a book on a topic quite central to NLM’s mission: the many ways in which consumers seek, find, and process health information. The book’s 14 chapters,…