Monthly Archives: May 2011

HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY!

We owe SO MUCH to our veterans, throughout history.     This is the weekend we celebrate them.     Here is what our governor here in Nebraska said. “Our flags will fly at half-staff as a tribute to the courage and dedication of … Continue reading

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CDC Identifies 10 Public Health Achievements of First Decade of 21st Century

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6019a5.htm?s_cid=mm6019a5_x The CDC has identified 10 major public health achievements of the first 10 years of the 21st century that include improvements in vaccine preventable and infectious diseases, reductions in deaths from certain chronic diseases, declines in deaths and injuries … Continue reading

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Exploring Careers in Medical Science and Health

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. LifeWorks http://science.education.nih.gov/LifeWorks.nsf/feature/index.htm LifeWorks® is an interactive career exploration web site for middle and high school students. Users can browse for information on more than 100 medical science and health careers by title, … Continue reading

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Medicine in the Americas Digitized Collection

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/americas/index.html The National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library and a component of NIH, announces the release of “Medicine in the Americas.”   A digital resource encompassing over 300 early American … Continue reading

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American Red Cross Shelter View App

http://bit.ly/hj9tt6 BE PREPARED Offered by the American Red Cross, the application maps locations and shelter details across the United States. Zoom in to the local area. View shelter details: the agency managing the shelter, capacity of the shelter and current … Continue reading

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Joplin Tornado and Social Media Response

The following was posted on MCR-MCMLA [mcmla-l@listserv.kumc.edu]; on behalf of; MidContinental Region News [rml4@RML4.UTAH.EDU] http://bit.ly/jvYmUJ “Read this blog entry from the idisaster 2.0: Social Media and Emergency Management blog on how social media use in response to the Joplin tornado … Continue reading

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New MedlinePlus Tour Now Available

The following was posted on MCMLA-L@LISTSERV.KUMC.EDU. “The National Library of Medicine has released a new version of the MedlinePlus tour in English and Spanish.  The tours highlight important features of MedlinePlus.gov and describe where yo! u can find certain types … Continue reading

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Consumer Health Informatics Workshop

For those of you in the College Park, Maryland area… Consumer Health Informatics Workshop Time: May 25-26, 2011 Place: University of Maryland, College Park For more information, please visit: http://terpconnect.umd.edu/~boxie/Consumer_Health_Informatics_HCIL2011_Workshop.pdf Questions? Contact Bo Xie (boxie@umd.edu) Related articles Consumer Health Informatics … Continue reading

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Updated CDC Travel Health Book Released

Published as part of *****PHPartners.org – News and Updates***** Updated CDC Travel Health Book Released http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2011/p0509_yellowbook.html CDC’s 2012 edition Yellow Book, features new sections on traveling to mass gatherings, preparing for study abroad, military deployments, and six new popular travel … Continue reading

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Your Medicine: Be Smart. Be Safe

The following was posted as part of  *****PHPartners.org – News and Updates***** http://www.ahrq.gov/consumer/safemeds/yourmeds.htm You can learn more about how to take medicines safely by reading this guide. It answers common questions about getting and taking medicines and has handy forms … Continue reading

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