Monthly Archives: February 2011

Videos on Alcohol Use and Older Adults

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://nihseniorhealth.gov/videolist.html#alcoholuse What life events trigger drinking problems in older adults? What help is available? If you drink and want to cut back, how can you do it? An expert on alcohol addiction … Continue reading

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Updates from DiversityRX

…as seen on the BHIC Blog…   http://www.diversityRx.org The DiversityRX webiste was recently updated. New features include 3 extensive databases, with resources, organizations and professional profiles related to working in cross cultural health care. There are now 4 blogs, and … Continue reading

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Hispanic Census 2010 State and County Data

http://pewhispanic.org/data/census2010/ The Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center, launched a new Census 2010 feature on its website. This feature provides state and county population data by Hispanic origin in 2010 and 2000 in the form of … Continue reading

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Office of Minority Health Knowledge Center

The following was posted on the CAPHIS listserv. “The Office of Minority Health – Knowledge Center has a specialized collection of consumer health and research materials related to minority health, cultural competency, and health disparities issues. View the monthly list … Continue reading

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Resources for Nurses

The following announcements were posted on the BHIC Blog. New Website for Nurses is One-Stop Shop on Environmental Health http://www.envirn.org/ The EnviRN Knowledge Network is the new one-stop-shop for nurses who are interested in ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH and it was just … Continue reading

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Social Media: A Guide for Researchers

Information on this exciting resource was posted  on the BHIC Blog. http://bit.ly/eOwfQa From the Introduction: “This guide will show you how you can use social media to help your research and your career. Social media have big implications for how … Continue reading

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Observe Two HIV/AIDS Awareness Days This March

Seen on the BHIC Blog…   National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day http://www.womenshealth.gov/nwghaad/ March 10, 2011 HIV/AIDS is a serious public health issue affecting nearly 280,000 women in the United States. Research shows that, when compared with men, women … Continue reading

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Resources for Senior Health

The following post appeared on the BHIC Blog.   NIHSeniorHealth http://nihseniorhealth.gov/ This easy-to-use website features basic health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health. It inlcudes a free, easy-to-use  toolkit with training materials to help … Continue reading

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MCR News Source!

Here is a plug for one of my favorite blogs. “Do you follow the Bringing Health Information to the Community (BHIC) blog http://nnlm.gov/mcr/bhic/? Posts focus on resources of interest to those who work outside libraries, but there are always posts … Continue reading

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IHA Annual Health Literacy Conference

The following was seen on the  MCR-MCMLA [mcmla-l@listserv.kumc.edu]   listserv.   IHA Annual Health Literacy Conference Offers Discount to Medical Librarians!: The Institute for Healthcare Advancement is hosting its 10th Annual Health Literacy Conference: “Health Literacy = Effective Communication: Translating Ideas … Continue reading

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