Tag Archives: Community Health

Consumers Don’t Pay As Much Attention to Nutrition Fact Labels As They Think

Posted on the BHIC Blog. by Jacqueline Leskovec “Nutrition Facts labels have been used for decades on many food products. Are these labels read in detail by consumers when making purchases? Do people read only certain portions of the labels? … Continue reading

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Websites of Note

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. National Healthy Start Website http://nationalhealthystart.org/ The mission of NHSA is to be our nation’s voice in providing leadership and advocacy for health equity services and interventions that improve birth outcomes and family … Continue reading

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MCR News Source!

Here is a plug for one of my favorite blogs. “Do you follow the Bringing Health Information to the Community (BHIC) blog http://nnlm.gov/mcr/bhic/? Posts focus on resources of interest to those who work outside libraries, but there are always posts … Continue reading

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Finding Health Statistics

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Health Indicators Warehouse http://healthindicators.gov/ Health Indicators Warehouse (HIW) is a new resource serving as the data hub for the HHS Community Health Data Initiative. It contains standardized health outcome and health determinant … Continue reading

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HealthCampNYC: Using Collective Knowledge to Improve Health Literacy and Community Health

For those in the New York City area, here is an invitation to a health literacy event scheduled on Friday, May 14th.     The invitations comes from Stephanie Bouffard, Health Literacy Advisor at the Brooklyn Public Library. “I would … Continue reading

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