Daily Archives: July 8, 2011

Health Literacy in the News: A Doc/Patient Story

The following post appeared on the The Health and Literacy Discussion List.      Julie Kinney poses some interesting questions for further reflection.    She writes: “Check out this story about an “Aha!” moment for a doctor. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/07/07/a-problem-in-following-doctors-orders/ A few questions: 1. How … Continue reading

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Exploring Your Family’s Health History

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://nihseniorhealth.gov/creatingafamilyhealthhistory/toc.html At your next family reunion or gathering, why not explore a different type of family tree — your family health history? Knowing what diseases and health conditions run in your family … Continue reading

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Preparing for Disaster and Response

As many in the Heartland are affected by the continued flooding of the Missouri River, we are reminded of the many advances in disaster preparedness.     We have compiled a list of Emergency Resources in our Public Health LibGuide.     … Continue reading

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