Tag Archives: children

Doctors Prescribe Regular Library Visits

The following was a blog post from LISNews:   Kitsap County is located in the state of Washington. “Children in Kitsap County could get a recommendation to visit their local library at their next well-child checkup. Kitsap Regional Library is working … Continue reading

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Mental Health Information Resources

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day http://www.samhsa.gov/children/national.asp May 3, 2011 National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day is a key strategy of “Caring for Every Child’s Mental Health“, which is part of the … Continue reading

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Magnus MacFarlane-Barro – Nourishing with Love

Magnus MacFarlane-Barro Saving Bosnia Refugees – CNN Heroes Learn how 412,000 children are fed, world-wide, every day!    This is an amazing story to pass along on Friday.    Enjoy your weekend, everyone.

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InBrief: The Foundations of Lifelong Health

My attention was drawn to this video through a post on the BHIC Blog. http://vimeo.com/18623166 The video gives a great overview of many of the issues which face us today in bringing life-long change in the nation’s health – change … Continue reading

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Improving Mothers’ Literacy Skills May Be Best Way To Boost Children’s Achievement

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy Listserv by David J. Rosen; DJRosen@theworld.com “Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health concluded that programs to boost the academic achievement of children from low income neighborhoods might be more successful if … Continue reading

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Health Literacy Resources

This information was posted on the BHIC Blog. KidsHealth.org Adds Audio to Website http://kidshealth.org/ At the top of each article on KidsHealth.org (whether for parents, kids, or teens) there is a speaker button which, when activated, has a voice read … Continue reading

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Cybersafety Booklet

Cybersafety Booklet for Parents and Kids Now Available FTC, Department of Education, Federal Communications Commission Officials Present Free Booklet at D.C. Middle School A new booklet, released January 13, 2010, by the Federal Trade Commission and other government agencies helps … Continue reading

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Video: “Diabetes In-Brief for Kids”

This post was on the Health Literacy Listserv…concerning a new video produced by a new company.       Their first video was released earlier this month.     Here is a note from one of the producers. “Hi!   I wanted to let you … Continue reading

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