Daily Archives: May 20, 2011

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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Research on Health Care for Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders

http://www.ahrq.gov/research/aapifact.htm “In 2000, about 33 percent of the U.S. population identified themselves as members of a racial or ethnic minority group. By 2050, it is projected that these groups will account for almost half of the U.S. population. According to … Continue reading

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Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://blogs.cdc.gov/publichealthmatters/ “See this humorous approach to motivating people to prepare for emergencies: “There are all kinds of emergencies out there that we can prepare for. Take a zombie apocalypse for example. That’s … Continue reading

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