Daily Archives: March 18, 2011

Information and Disasters: News

—–Original Message—-    From: Disaster Information Outreach by Librarians [mailto:DISASTR-OUTREACH-LIB@LIST.NIH.GOV]   **Selections from over 100 e-sources** ** National Library of Medicine (NLM) Resources for Japan Earthquake, Tsunami, and Radiation Event – March 2011** -The NLM has compiled resources that may help … Continue reading

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Coming Soon — Spring!

We welcome the first day of Spring this weekend!    It’s good to say “good-bye” to Winter.   Enjoy your weekend! Spring (season) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Technological Changes May Lead to “Reading Divide”

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog: http://reut.rs/fZqZRe By Elaine Lies TOKYO, March 17 (Reuters Life!) – The rapid rise of e-books could lead to a “reading divide” as those unable to afford the new technology are left behind, … Continue reading

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Data: Middle Eastern and North African Immigrants in the United States

The following appeared as a post on the clastalk-list-bounces@diversityrx.org, talking about culturally competent health care. *Middle Eastern and North African Immigrants in the United States<http://my.migrationpolicy.org/salsa/track.jsp?v=2&c=vcGaXWWg2ogDL21XXXKhMyoEpic88RhL&gt; Immigrants from the Middle East and North Africa are more likely than the overall foreign-born … Continue reading

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Webinar: What Shapes Health?

The following announcement appeared on the [CLAStalk-list], by Julia Puebla Fortier; CLAS-talk list moderator; diversityRx@gmail.com   Panel Discussion With Experts on Social Determinants of Health Moderated by David Williams, Ph.D.<http://recp.rm02.net/ctt?m=3829454&r=ODk1MTA3NjY2NgS2&b=0&j=MjI2Mzc3NDQ4S0&k=Link1&kt=1&kd=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rwjf.org%2Fpr%2Fproduct.jsp%3Fid%3D72030%26cid%3DXEM_206603&gt; Despite an abundance of information about healthy lifestyles and the … Continue reading

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