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Archive for December, 2009

MedlinePlus Encyclopedia – more links!

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Forwarded from Stephanie Narva Dennis, NLM

MedlinePlus users have more ways to discover rich content from the A.D.A.M. medical encyclopedia. Nearly 700 of the 800 English MedlinePlus topic pages now include links to related encyclopedia articles.

Look for the “Encyclopedia” box on the right-hand side of a topic page. If there are more than 10 related encyclopedia links, the box shows the first 10 by default and you can see the rest by clicking the plus (+) symbol to expand the box. Links to Spanish encyclopedia content will be increasing in the coming months on MedlinePlus en español. On the Spanish topic pages, the encyclopedia links will appear in the body of the page instead of in a separate encyclopedia box.

Additionally, users will now see links to related MedlinePlus topics in the side-bar of many English and Spanish encyclopedia articles.

NIH News in Health – December issue

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Check out the December issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research.

This edition features articles about:

  • don’t fear the flu – arm yourself with the facts
  • healthy gifts for the holidays
  • comparing medications to help smokers quit
  • improving student’s fitness

To request print copies free of charge for your library, doctor’s office or institution, please email or call 301-435-7489 for more information. Or, print the PDF.

To recommend topics for upcoming issues or share how you use the newsletter, visit the NIH News in Health Facebook wall.

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