Monthly Archives: April 2011

Materials for Tornado Response

The following was created by Siobhan Champ-Blackwell and posted on the BHIC Blog.    She writes: “The Disaster Outreach listerv for librarians has been sending some resources on responding to tornadoes. I have made a delicious bookmark to add the links … Continue reading

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Mental Health Information Resources

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day http://www.samhsa.gov/children/national.asp May 3, 2011 National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day is a key strategy of “Caring for Every Child’s Mental Health“, which is part of the … Continue reading

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Staying Safe in a Toxic World

http://www.nelrc.org/changeagent/ The Change Agent, March 2011 This issue of The Change Agent, produced in collaboration with TERC’s Statistics for Action project, will explore the local environment and will tell our stories of environmental clean-ups and community efforts to identify pollution … Continue reading

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Health Literacy Interventions and Outcomes: An Updated Systematic Review

http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/tp/lituptp.htm March 2011 This updates a 2004 systematic review of health care service use and health outcomes related to differences in health literacy level and interventions designed to improve these outcomes for individuals with low health literacy. Disparities in health … Continue reading

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April STD Awareness Month: Special Issue of IHS Primary Care Provider

The following was found on the BHIC Blog. http://www.ihs.gov/provider/documents/2010_2019/PROV0411.pdf The April issue of the Indian Health Services’ IHS Primary Care Provider focuses on topics with “unique,relevant, and up­to­date information about STD prevention interventions, disease management, and educational tools that can … Continue reading

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Overview of Healthcare Smartphone Apps.

The following was posted on MCR-MCMLA [mcmla-l@listserv.kumc.edu]. Overview of Healthcare Smartphone Apps: Read an overview of health and healthcare smartphone apps available today, including emerging trends. The article is entitled “How smartphones are changing the face of mobile and participatory … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

#689 小綠三玩, a photo by John&Fish on Flickr. posted with permission from John&Fish “’Twas Easter-Sunday. The full-blossomed trees filled all the air with fragrance and with joy.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~ Related Articles Easter Simplicity (yvettesblogs.com)

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Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy Grant

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog… http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do?mode=VIEW&oppId=52757 The ultimate goal of this program announcement is to encourage empirical research on health literacy concepts, theory and interventions as these relate to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services … Continue reading

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Searching PubMed for Articles on Health Literacy

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. The National Library of Medicine has created several “pre-formulated” searches in PubMed, the online index of the professional medical literature. If you are looking for evidence based articles, examples of ongoing research … Continue reading

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Generation Alzheimer’s: The Defining Disease of the Baby Boomers

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.alz.org/boomers/ A new report from the Alzheimer’s Association , “Generation Alzheimer’s: The Defining Disease of the Baby Boomers,” sheds light on a crisis that is no longer emerging – but here. This … Continue reading

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