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March 1, 2013
March is National Nutrition Month
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March is National Nutrition Month. Visit the Nutrition topic page for more information.

Also, check out our Infant and Newborn Nutrition, Toddler Nutrition, and Nutrition for Seniors pages.

March 1, 2013
Director's Comments: Impact of Confusing Health Information
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Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on "Impact of Confusing Health Information". The transcript is also available.

Confusing news coverage about diets, food, medications, and personal health stems from flawed research as well as infrequent journalistic scrutiny of researchers’ claims, suggests a recent, interesting article in Columbia Journalism Review...

February 20, 2013
New Issue of NIH MedlinePlus Magazine
Winter 2013 NIH MedlinePlus Magazine

Read the latest issue of the NIH MedlinePlus Magazine. Highlights include:

  • Understanding and Preventing Lung Cancer
  • Living Better with Osteoarthritis
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Alcohol Use and Abuse

  • February 20, 2013
    Director's Comments: Intimate-Partner Violence (IPV) Services: A Therapeutic Resource
    Listen to the NLM Director's Comments

    Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on "Intimate-Partner Violence (IPV) Services: A Therapeutic Resource". The transcript is also available.

    Intimate-partner violence (IPV) advocacy services are the best resource to safely advise and provide advanced counseling to patients experiencing IPV, suggests an insightful perspective recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine...