Monthly Archives: July 2011

MedlinePlus the Magazine – Online Health Information Journal for the Public

NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine: Health, Medical & Wellness Articles http://1.usa.gov/ocNFKB Summer 2011 Issue: Volume 6 Number 2 Subscribe to receive print copies for your office or clinic: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/magazine/subscribe.html Table of contents: The Importance of Clinical Trials Improving Children’s Health 30 Years … Continue reading

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In Case of Emergency, Check Twitter

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://t.co/FhIbzfN By Neil Versel InformationWeek July 29, 2011 Twitter, Facebook, and online communities can help healthcare organizations, emergency personnel, and government agencies better prepare for and respond to emergencies, so it’s a … Continue reading

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Archive Videos: Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://ow.ly/5DqQk Health Literacy Wisconsin has placed videos of the 4th Annual Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit online. The summit was held in April, 2011. Online videos include Cindy Brach MPP, Agency for Health … Continue reading

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Online Health Information Curriculum

“Who Can You Trust? Health Information and the Internet” http://www.rvhcc.org/pdf/HIL_Sourcebook.pdf The curriculum was developed as part of a program to improve health literacy among youth and young adults. Teachers, librarians and youth in middle and high schools and literacy practitioners, … Continue reading

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Public Health Emergency Response Guide

US DHHS/CDC. 2011 http://emergency.cdc.gov/planning/responseguide.asp English and Spanish PDF files to download The Public Health Emergency Response Guide for State, Local, and Tribal Public Health Directors is an all-hazards reference tool for health professionals who are responsible for initiating the public … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: Emergency Planning: Ethics and Health Equity

Webinar:”Incorporating Ethics into Emergency Planning and Response to Ensure Health Equity” Tuesday, August 23th, 2011 2:00 PM (ET) This seminar will focus on the incorporation of ethics into emergency planning and response to promote health equity. A local jurisdiction’s approach … Continue reading

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Principles of Community Engagement

“Principles of Community Engagement, 2nd Edition Read full text online at http://1.usa.gov/reZWkU The new National Institutes of Health publication, Principles of Community Engagement, 2nd Edition updates and expands the 1997 booklet published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … Continue reading

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How to Implement Healthy People 2020 in Your Community

http://healthypeople.gov/2020/implementing/default.aspx How Do You Create a Movement? It starts with one community at a time. With the Healthy People 2020 topic areas and objectives in place, we can now provide data and tools to enable States, cities, communities, and individuals … Continue reading

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Public Health Preparedness Summit 2012 Call for Abstracts

http://www.phprep.org/2012/agenda/abstracts.cfm The 2012 Public Health Preparedness Summit will be held in Anaheim, California during February 21–24, 2012. This year’s Summit Planning Committee invites public health, emergency management, and other professionals nationwide to showcase and share their best practice training models, … Continue reading

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Successful Weight Loss: Evidence-Based Obesity Resources

The following was posted through the blog Bringing Health Information to the Community (BHIC) Overweight and obese individuals often find it difficult to lose weight and keep it off. Health care providers are uniquely positioned to engage in a dialogue … Continue reading

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