Daily Archives: January 12, 2011

Healthy People 2020 Objectives: Now Available for Viewing and Implementation

from the Healthy People 2010 News and Announcements [HEALTHYPEOPLE@LIST.NIH.GOV] Healthy People 2020 Objectives: Now Available for Viewing and Implementation On December 2, 2010, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) unveiled the Nation’s new 10-year goals and objectives … Continue reading

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Helping Veterans With Disabilities Live Independently

  New Effort Launched to Help Veterans With Disabilities Live Independently at Home http://www.rwjf.org/pr/product.jsp?id=71670 New Partnership Uses Participant-Directed Services to Keep Veterans in Their Communities and Out of Nursing Homes The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), U.S. Administration on Aging … Continue reading

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National Library of Medicine Website Redesigned

(National Library of Medicine – the world’s largest medical library) http://www.nlm.nih.gov/ On January 11, 2011, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) released a new design and organization for its Main Web site. The NLM homepage (http://www.nlm.nih.gov) has an entirely new … Continue reading

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Surgeon General’s Perspectives for Improving Health by Improving Health Literacy

http://bit.ly/hVjDxg Public Health Reports Volume 125, Issue 6 Regina M. Benjamin, MD, MBA, VADM, USPHS Surgeon General “As clinicians, what we say does not matter unless our patients are able to understand the information we give them well enough to … Continue reading

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