Tag Archives: MedlinePlus

Asian-Americans More Apt to Die in Hospital After Heart Attacks

Asian-Americans are more likely to die in the hospital following a heart attack than whites, new research reveals, although this disparity was reduced over time in hospitals participating in a quality improvement program. In the study, doctors examined certain measures … Continue reading

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Winter Weather Emergencies

Severe winter weather can lead to health and safety challenges. You may have to cope with: Cold related health problems, including frostbite and hypothermia Household fires and carbon monoxide poisoning from space heaters and fireplaces Unsafe driving conditions from icy … Continue reading

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Younger Americans Face Great Health Disparities: Study

The gap between the least healthy and most healthy people has increased substantially among young American adults, new research suggests. Among those born early in the 20th century and on through the “baby boom” years (1946-1964), health disparities among generations … Continue reading

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Healthy Roads Media Site Adds More Resources

The following was posted on [CLASTalk List] by Gail Kouame “Healthy Roads Media (HRM) has several new health information resources available: 1. *Mobile website (beta)* (www.healthyroadsmedia.org/mobile) –  The mission of Healthy Roads Media is to explore ways that information technology … Continue reading

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MedlinePlus Enhancement

Posted on the MCMLA-listserv. “The National Library of Medicine enhanced access to herb and supplement information on MedlinePlus.  On the English and Spanish supplements index pages, links to external sources of herb and supplement information now appear along with the … Continue reading

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Veterans Day 2011

We thank our veterans as we celebrate them today!  Here are several items regarding Veterans! November 11 marks the observance of Veterans Day – 11/11/11. People who serve in the military and veterans face some different health issues than civilians. … Continue reading

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Social Media Resources

The following two items were posted on the BHIC Blog. For simplicity’s sake, we’ve posted the article below: Healthcare social media: Five tips for growing hospital blog traffic Brandon Glenn MedCity News http://bit.ly/peSxX0 “what’s the best way to go about … Continue reading

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MedlinePlus the Magazine – Online Health Information Journal for the Public

NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine: Health, Medical & Wellness Articles http://1.usa.gov/ocNFKB Summer 2011 Issue: Volume 6 Number 2 Subscribe to receive print copies for your office or clinic: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/magazine/subscribe.html Table of contents: The Importance of Clinical Trials Improving Children’s Health 30 Years … Continue reading

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National Library of Medicine Launches MedlinePlus Connect

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2011pres/06/20110620a.html The National Library of Medicine has formally launched MedlinePlus Connect. This free service allows health organizations and health information technology (HIT) providers to link patient portals and electronic health record (EHR) … Continue reading

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MedlinePlus, RSS & Content Sharing Enhancements

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. “Yesterday, NLM released several exciting enhancements that improve users’ ability to share and consume MedlinePlus content. MedlinePlus now offers several general interest RSS feeds as well as RSS feeds for every health … Continue reading

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