Monthly Archives: August 2009

Radio Broadcast: National Library of Medicine

I recently had the opportunity to listen to a radio broadcast on KCRO, a  local radio station in Omaha, NE.      The focus of the weekly broadcasts are “You are Not Alone”; sponsored by the Kim Foundation – supporting lives touched … Continue reading

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Community Health Education in South Africa

This posting was found on the BHIC blog Health Literacy Out Loud Podcast Selina Maphorogo Talks About Community Health Education in South Africa http://tinyurl.com/mdhvow Selina Maphorogo has been a community health worker in Northern South Africa for many years. She … Continue reading

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MedlinePlus Is Now On Twitter

Find practical health news for you and your family from the National Library of Medicine’s MedlinePlus.gov, the government’s leading source of expert health information. Visit the MedlinePlus twitter page at http://twitter.com/medlineplus4you. as posted by Dana Abbey with the NN/LM dana.abbey@ucdenver.edu

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A Great Listserv…

The Health Literacy listserv has great discussion among educators working in this area.        Many great ideas and projects are discussed.     If you are interest in subscribing  to the Health Literacy listserv,  you can go to: http://www.nifl.gov/mailman/listinfo/Healthliteracy Here is a … Continue reading

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Global Impact Corps: Global Health Volunteer Abroad Opportunities

Unite For Sight has been featured weekly on CNN International and in The New York Times Unite For Sight is the world’s leader in socially responsible, effective volunteering abroad. Unite For Sight’s Global Impact Corps is an immersive global health … Continue reading

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How to Make Cheeseburger Cupcakes

Cheeseburger Cupcakes Originally uploaded by KateDW™ It’s almost the weekend.     If you are looking for a fun activity, here is a suggestion.    I found this on flickr.    Sometimes we have to go “off subject” to share something very … Continue reading

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EthnoMed — a Web Site Containing Information About Cultural Beliefs, Medical Issues and More

…as seen on the BHIC blog this morning. Resources for Ramadan The EthnoMed site http://ethnomed.org/ contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and other related issues pertinent to the health care of recent immigrants to Seattle or the US, many … Continue reading

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We Learn (Women Expanding Literacy Education Action Resource Network)

I just watched a video recently mentioned on the Diversity and Literacy listserv.    We Learn is a national organization for women,  focused on literacy.     The video is about 4 minutes long and can be found at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IHp5vUALXg

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NIH Clear Communication Resources: Talking To Your Doctor

This is important information for all of us! Clear communication with your doctor can make a difference Learn how to play an active role in your health care The National Institutes of Health (NIH) offers several publications that can also … Continue reading

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黃頭親應Beautiful Weekend!

黃頭親應 Originally uploaded by John&Fish May we all have a beautiful weekend. posted with permission

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