Monthly Archives: November 2010

Health Information Updates

This was posted today on the BHIC Blog   When looking for health information, the National Library of Medicine’s MedlinePlus http://medlineplus.gov provides a trustworthy website to find information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus … Continue reading

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STAYING HEALTHY: Health Literacy Curriculum and Resources for ESOL

Date: Dec. 16, 2010 Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Location: Online! All you need is an Internet connection and speakers Description: Learn how to integrate health literacy into high beginning and low intermediate level Adult ESOL instruction. Increase health … Continue reading

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HeLP MN Workshop Materials

I found the following post on the HealthLiteracy listserv regarding a new workshop which has been developed.       The program was developed in collaboration between the Minnesota Health Literacy Partnership the University of Minnesota Health Sciences Libraries. “The … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Pets from the ASPCA

I found a list of safety tips for pets from the ASPCA, to remember as we celebrate the holidays.     They have posted them on their web site at http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/pet-care-tips/thanksgiving-safety-tips.html Help our pet friends enjoy the holidays too. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

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Mining the Web: Useful Internet Resources on Health, Culture and Diversity

I attended a great webinar last week, sponsored by Diversity Rx.   Siobhan Champ Blackwell, one of the presenters, just posted the following on the BHIC Blog.   http://www.diversityrx.org/events/webinar12 “For newcomers and experts in the field of cross cultural health care, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Food Safety

Check out this MedlinePlus link http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/foodsafety.html to food safety so you will have a more enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday. HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Related Articles Thanksgiving Safety and the Glories of Store-Bought Cookie Dough (familydoctormag.com) What Bon Appétit, Food and Wine, Saveur, and … Continue reading

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Being Thankful

We celebrate Thanksgiving this week, in the United States.     We invite you to take time to reflect on for what it is that we can be thankful.    May you be blessed in a special way! HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

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Be Part of Making Healthy People Come Alive for Americans

Announced from Health People 2020.   Healthy People 2020 Launch on December 2, 2010  |  11 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST You have played an important role in developing Healthy People 2020. Now the real work begins! It is with great excitement … Continue reading

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Call for Poster Abstracts – IHA’s 2011 Health Literacy Conference

The following was posted on the AMA Foundation listserv.   The Institute for Healthcare Advancement (IHA) has issued a Call for Poster Abstracts for their 10th Annual Health Literacy Conference on May 5-6, 2011 in Irvine, Calif.  The submission deadline … Continue reading

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MeSH First Edition Online

via MidContinental Region News by liaison on 11/15/10   “As part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of MeSH, The National Library of Medicine’s History of Medicine Division has scanned the first edition volume and mounted it on the … Continue reading

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