Dana Abbey is the Health Information Literacy Coordinator for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental region. She works to improve the public’s access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health.
Dana will be speaking at the 2012 Fitness & Health Blogger’s Conference at the Anschutz Health & Wellness Center on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado. Her Saturday morning talk will focus on locating and assessing health and wellness Information on the Internet. Here’s a list of the resources she plans to cover. Even if you can’t come to the conference this year you can still explore these resources on your own.
- Clinical Trials
- Dietary Supplements Label Database
- Genetics Home Reference
- National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
- NIH Senior Health
- PubMed OR PubMed (showing the links to the Health Sciences Library article availability)
- Social Media from the National Library of Medicine