Consumer Health Resources – Check Out These Upcoming Programs!

What is reliable health information, and how does one go about finding it and using it?  Join us at the Library for a series of upcoming programs that will empower you to find understandable, useful sources!

Not very computer savvy? Beginners are very welcome.

At the Main Library:

Tuesday, April 16th @ 5:00 PM – Stop by for appetizers and healthy information.  Enjoy some appetizers and explore the library’s latest service – reliable health information with MedlinePlus.gov and Outreach/Medical Library Tom Cummiskey.  Learn the basics of this helpful website in as little as 15 minutes!  Meet Tom in the main lobby area.

Tuesday, April 30th @ 11:00 AM – Healthy film series, lunch and learn! Enjoy a short film, followed by light lunch with Outreach/Medical Librarian Tom Cummiskey, and discover a wealth of health information with MedlinePlus.gov from the National Library of Medicine.  Register here.

At the Manomet Branch Library:

Wednesday, April 24th @ 3:00 PM – Your information prescription:  tea and healthy information.  Antioxidants are only some of the health benefits of tea.  Find out more with Outreach/Medical Librarian Tom Cummiskey, and learn how to use MedlinePlus.gov to search a variety of health and wellness topics.

This project is funded in part  by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement Number UG4LM012347 with the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester.

Funding also comes from the South Shore Community Partners in Prevention (CHNA-23) Health Literacy grant.

 

 

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