Tag Archives: Google

Resources for Flood Victims in the Philippines

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. From the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs: http://ow.ly/840ax [OCHA Situation Report No. 1, Dec. 18, 2011] From NLM – People Locator for Typhoon Sendong: https://pl.nlm.nih.gov/sendong From Google: Person … Continue reading

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HAPPY LABOR DAY!

#708 白鷺嘶索 Conduct Four Acts Choir, a photo by John&Fish on Flickr. #708 白鷺嘶索 Conduct Four Acts Choir We salute labor on this weekend and we wish everyone a safe, relaxing holiday! posted with permission

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Google Health Service Discontinued

The following was posted by MCMLA (Mid-Continent Chapter of the Medical Library Association.   Google announced that its service, Google Health, will be discontinued. Data entered into Google Health will be available for download through January 1, 2012. To learn … Continue reading

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Japan Earthquake – Animation

Thanks to Mark for sharing these amazing animations of the earthquake in Japan.   Japan Earthquake Swarm Google Earth Animation http://www.youtube.com Quick video showing earthquakes in Japan between 9 March and 14 March. 1 hour ~ 1 second. Big one … 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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World Health Graph Video: The BBC’s Joy of Stats

I discovered this video through a post on the HealthLiteracy Listserv.    “Two Hundred Countries, Two Hundred Year, Four Minutes” is very clever and fascinating.   ENJOY! 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes – Gapminder.org. Related Articles “The Joy of Stats … Continue reading

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Online Health Information

TIME Magazine — Medical Insider Googling Symptoms Helps Patients and Doctors By Dr. Zachary F. Meisel Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011 http://bit.ly/g9qxj2   This article continues the debate about the value of health care information found on the internet. Dr. Meisel … Continue reading

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New Health Literacy Resources

Toolkit for Making Written Material Clear and Effective http://www.cms.gov/WrittenMaterialsToolkit The Toolkit for Making Written Material Clear and Effective is a health literacy resource from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This 11-part Toolkit provides a detailed and comprehensive … Continue reading

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Use Comix Strips for Literacy Programs

http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/ Beginning July 26, MakeBeliefsComix.com each week will post a new theme or topic for students to create a comic strip with the comic strip generator. After reviewing all submissions, a sample to post on MakeBeliefsComix Facebook wall. The theme … Continue reading

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