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Health Resources from the National Library of Medicine
Multilingual Health Resources
Health Information in Multiple Languages (MedlinePlus)
The National Library of Medicine offers a compilation of authoritative health information in multiple languages.
NNLM MAR Health Resources in Multiple Languages
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) offers a listing of reliable, online health information resources for locating material in a variety of languages. Compiled by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region.
HealthReach is a national collaborative partnership that has created a resource of quality multilingual, multicultural public health information for those working with or providing care to individuals with limited English proficiency.
SPIRAL: Selected Patient Info Resources in Asian Languages
SPIRAL is a web resource that connects people to authoritative health information in Asian languages that is freely available on the World Wide Web. SPIRAL is maintained by the Tufts University Hirsh Health Sciences Library and funded by a grant from the New England Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine under contract N01-LM-6-3508.
Resources for School Nurses
Information on asthma for school and childcare providers.
Asthma in Children (MedlinePlus)
A list of resources on childhood asthma. Compiled by the National Library of Medicine. Information is available in Spanish.
Asthma Medication Videos
Eight videos demonstrating the proper technique for a number of asthma devices.
Signs of Asthma Attack (MedlinePlus)
A list of warning and dangers signs of an asthma attack. Created by the National Library of Medicine. Information is available in Spanish.
Disaster Preparation and Recovery (MedlinePlus)
A list of resources on preparing and recovering from natural and man-made disasters. Compiled by the National Library of Medicine.
A list of resources on preparing and recovering from natural disasters. Compiled by the National Association of School Nurses.
Violence in Schools
A list of resources on preparing and recovering from man-made disasters such as school shootings. Compiled by the National Association of School Nurses.
Information for over 40 commonly-abused drugs. Compiled by Drugfree.org.
Drugs and Young People (MedlinePlus)
A list of resources on the topic of drug use among young people. Compiled by the National Library of Medicine.
Smart Moves, Smart Choices
A national awareness program created by the National Association of School Nurses and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The site informs parents, teens, and educators about teen prescription drug abuse and its serious risks.
Information on the causes, symptoms and treatment of Anaphylaxis. Created by the National Library of Medicine. Available in Spanish.
Caring for Students with Life-Threatening Allergies
Information on caring for students with life-threatening allergies. Created by the New York State Department of Health. PDF
Food Allergy (MedlinePlus)
A list of resources on food allergies and how to manage it. Compiled by the National Library of Medicine. Available in Spanish and Chinese (Simplified and Traditional).
Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis
A list of resources on food allergies and anaphylaxis. Be sure to take a look at the training resources for both school nurses and school staff. Created by the National Association of School Nurses.
LIHC: Long Island Health Collaborative
LIHC is an online portal to health and social service resources for Long Island residents. LIHC consists of a "working group of hospital members, local health department personnel, representatives from social service organizations, public health specialists from colleges, and others who form the core of health and human services for all Long Islanders".
The links provided from library pages to other websites do not constitute or imply an endorsement of those sites, their content, products or services. The information provided in this guide is intended for educational and informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice. If you have, or suspect you may have, a health condition, you should consult your health care provider for specific medical advice.
This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00003-C with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System.
School Health, New Links (MedlinePlus)
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