Daily Archives: March 17, 2011

St. Patrick’s Day ~ More Than Green

This seems to be a day for many posts.     My friend, Lydia Zuidema,  posted this for her students, on Facebook yesterday.   She is the Superintendent of the St. Joseph Christian School, in St. Joseph, MO.    I appreciated her perspective and … Continue reading

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Japan Earthquake – Animation

Thanks to Mark for sharing these amazing animations of the earthquake in Japan.   Japan Earthquake Swarm Google Earth Animation http://www.youtube.com Quick video showing earthquakes in Japan between 9 March and 14 March. 1 hour ~ 1 second. Big one … Continue reading

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Training: Health Literacy for the Public Health Professionals

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy Listserv by Neyha Sehgal, MPH; Assistant Project Director;  Center for Community-Based Research; Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Boston, MA. “To help public health professionals respond to the problem of limited health literacy, the Centers for … Continue reading

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HP2020: Improve Access to Health Services

More regarding Healthy People 2020… http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/overview.aspx?topicid=1 Improving access to health services means increasing the timely, appropriate use of personal health services to achieve the best possible health outcomes. Access requires patients to complete three steps: (1) gain entry into the … Continue reading

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Healthy People 2020 Health Literacy Objective

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy Listserv by Cynthia Baur, Ph.D.; Senior Advisor, Health Literacy; Office of the Associate Director for Communication; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   “I want to alert the listserv to a new Institute … Continue reading

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Health Literacy Coalition Models

For those who may be attending the Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit, April 11-13,   this information was posted on the HealthLiteracy Listserv by Michele Erikson; Executive Director; Wisconsin Literacy, Inc.; Madison, WI    “Hello Friends and Colleagues in Health Literacy, Wisconsin … Continue reading

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Text4baby Connects New Moms to Health Info

For those moms who use mobile technology, here is a post from the BHIC Blog. http://www.text4baby.org/partner.html Text4baby is a free mobile information service designed to promote maternal and child health. Text4baby provides pregnant women and new moms with information they … Continue reading

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