Tag Archives: National Institutes of Health

NIH Study Shows HIV-exposed Children at High Risk of Language Delay

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. HIV exposed children could benefit from early diagnosis, classroom intervention Children exposed to HIV before birth are at risk for language impairments, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes … Continue reading

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NCI Announces Guide to Communicating Data to Lay Audiences

The following was posted on the NCI Cancer Patient Educators’ Listserv [CA-PATIENT-ED@LIST.NIH.GOV] Communicating data to lay audiences is difficult, but the National Cancer Institute’s newly released Making Data Talk: A Workbook can help you present scientific and health data in … 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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Change in NLM Customer Service

posted on the BHIC Blog. by Cheryl Rowan “Beginning November 1st, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) will no longer answer customer service questions in foreign languages, including Spanish.  A stock reply will be delivered to customers who contact NLM in languages other … 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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Library Success: Outreach to Seniors

The following library success story was posted on the MCMLA-L LISTSERV by Siobhan Champ-Blackwell. http://www.libsuccess.org/index.php?title=Senior_Outreach The Grillo Health Information Center http://www.grillocenter.org/outreach.html is a community organization located at the Tebo Family Medical Pavilion in Boulder, CO, It is committed to increasing health … 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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August NIH News in Health

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://newsinhealth.nih.gov/ The August issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research, is now available! In this edition: Claims … 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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