Monthly Archives: November 2011

Redesigned AIDSinfo and infoSIDA

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. “To mark the upcoming World AIDS Day 2011, a redesigned AIDSinfo Website was released today as well as the Spanish language infoSIDA. These sites offer federally-approved information on HIV research and treatment, … Continue reading

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U.S. Teens Don’t Eat Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC

“U.S. high school students still aren’t eating enough fruits and vegetables, according to a new study by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers. Vegetable consumption was lowest among Hispanic and black students. Read more at: http://ow.ly/7H8ly . [Health Day … Continue reading

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90 + in the United States

“More Americans are living to 90 and beyond, and by 2050 their ranks could reach almost 9 million, a new U.S. Census Bureau report finds. Read more about the fastest-growing segment of the older population in the U.S.: http://ow.ly/7AhsT” [HealthDay … Continue reading

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Webinar: How FDA Regulates Imported Products

Nov. 30 Webinar: How FDA Regulates Imported Products FDA handles millions of shipments of FDA-regulated products imported into the U.S. each year. Learn more and find out how to connect to this 30-minute webinar at http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm280913.htm

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Tomorrow is the traditional celebration of Thanksgiving for those here in the United States and Americans abroad.     It is a blessing to realize the journey to today in health information literacy awareness. Here are some sites where you can learn … Continue reading

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Tune in this Thanksgiving for a Night Celebrating Skating, Song, and Survivorship

The following was posted by National Coalition For Cancer Survivorship NCCS [info@canceradvocacy.org] “Join Olympic champions Scott Hamilton and Dorothy Hamill on Thanksgiving Day for Kaleidoscope on Ice, a holiday spectacular and musical extravaganza to celebrate survivorship on FOX from 4:00 p.m. … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond Breast Cancer DVD Online

The following was posted on the NCI Cancer Educators’ Listserv. “This it let you know that the DVD, Moving Beyond Breast Cancer, is online and ready for viewing. Just a reminder that it’s an existing product, not a new one, … Continue reading

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Internet Use for Health Care Information

The following was posted as part of a comment on the HealthLiteracy Listserv.   This link is to an article that found that fewer people are looking for health information online compared to earlier in the decade. http://www.informationweek.com/news/healthcare/patient/232200043

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Medication Safety Booklet in Spanish and English

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog; August 30, 2011. by Siobhan Champ-Blackwell Spanish http://1.usa.gov/niu45x English http://1.usa.gov/jClN3h AHRQ has released a revised Spanish-language medication safety booklet, “Su medicamento: Infórmese. Evite riesgos” (“Your Medicine: Be Smart. Be Safe.”) to help … Continue reading

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Health Data Tools and Statistics on PHPartners.org

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog; Sep 11, 2011 10:26 PM by Cheryl Rowan The Health Data Tools and Statistics page (http://phpartners.org/health_stats.html) on the PHPartners website  (http://phpartners.org) website has been reorganized to make public health data and statistics easier to find … Continue reading

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