Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy New Year!

#141 斑鶲雀屏, a photo by John&Fish on Flickr.                        posted with permission We wish you grace, peace, mercy and hope for 2012. Advertisements

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Books for Children – Topic: Sexual Abuse

A question was recently posted on the CAPHIS listserv (caphis-bounces@caphis.mlanet.org), asking for recommendations of books which would be helpful for children on this topic.   The following titles were suggested by listserv members. Not in Room 204:  Breaking the Silence of … Continue reading

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Apply for Social Security Benefits En Espanol

Please share this information. Now you can apply online in Spanish for Social Security Retirement benefits, Medicare, and Extra Help with Medicare prescription drug costs.  Check out the new services at the Social Security Spanish web site.  Watch Don Franciso, … Continue reading

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Care for Cultural Competency? Check Out the Office of Minority Health’s New Web Site

If you think cultural health, have we got a site for you!  Check out the Office of Minority Health’s enhanced cultural competency web portal, a one-stop shop for all cultural competency resources and training opportunities.  The web portal is called … Continue reading

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Search the Office of Minority Health’s Library Catalog Online

The Office of Minority Health has launched a new online catalog search tool.  Now you can find books, reports, journals, media, articles, and organizations related to the health status of racial and ethnic minority populations.  Start searching here:  http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/templates/opac.aspx Or, … Continue reading

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RE: Health Literacy Iowa’s Spring Conference.

“Hello everyone, Please save the date for Health Literacy Iowa’s Spring Conference. Health Literacy Iowa Creating a Shared Vision for Health Literacy in Iowa Save-The-Date  Health Literacy Iowa and New Readers of Iowa Conference  Health Literacy in Iowa: Partnering to … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and a Blessed Hanukkah

If you work within an academic library, as I do, finals are over, December graduates are gone, faculty are closing their class grade books and offices are starting to empty.    Soon the College will be starting shorter hours and … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine

Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine -a spectacular illustrated book that showcases rare, beautiful, idiosyncratic, and surprising works in the collection of the world’s largest medical library – will be published in April 2012 by Blast Books of New … Continue reading

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Toasters Recalled by Hamilton Beach Due to Fire Hazard

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. “When the toasters are first plugged into the outlets, the elements can be energized although the toaster lifter is in the up or off position, which can pose a fire hazard if … Continue reading

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County Health Rankings and Roadmaps

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. “The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has funded the expansion of the County Health Rankings to form a new, broader program called the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps. The County Health Roadmaps project … Continue reading

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