Tag Archives: Public Health

Coming Soon to PBS – “Designing Healthy Communities”

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Coming soon to public television: A new 4-hour series,” Designing Healthy Communities”, in which host/narrator Richard Jackson, MD, MPH, looks at the impact our built environment has on key public health indices … Continue reading

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Health Literacy Challenge for Grades 6-12

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy listserv. The ¡VIVA! Peer Tutors of the South Texas Independent School District are conducting a nationwide health literacy challenge. Students enrolled in U.S. schools in grades 6-12 can submit a video promoting the … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution: Be Ready

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Start the New Year right by getting prepared. Check out the daily preparedness tips from the CDC Public Health Matters blog during the month of January: http://ow.ly/8gj [CDC Office of Public Health … Continue reading

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Call for posters and Presentations for Health Literacy Iowa Conference

Health Literacy Iowa Creating a Shared Vision for Health Literacy in Iowa Health Literacy Iowa & New Readers of Iowa Conference Health Literacy in Iowa: Partnering to Change Research into Practice Friday and Saturday – April 13-14, 2012 Call for … Continue reading

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Public Health News

as seen on  [PHPARTNERS_LINK@LIST.NIH.GOV] http://www.newpublichealth.org Online destination for information and discussion about public health. The content includes daily roundups of public health news and information, profiles of individuals working on the front lines of public health, perspectives from leaders and … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from BHIC

It is too good not to share this message from the BHIC Web Log, from the National Network, Libraries of Medicine. “The holidays are upon is, and we thought we would add a bit of humor to today’s posts! Hmm … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond Breast Cancer DVD Online

The following was posted on the NCI Cancer Educators’ Listserv. “This it let you know that the DVD, Moving Beyond Breast Cancer, is online and ready for viewing. Just a reminder that it’s an existing product, not a new one, … Continue reading

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Health Data Tools and Statistics on PHPartners.org

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog; Sep 11, 2011 10:26 PM by Cheryl Rowan The Health Data Tools and Statistics page (http://phpartners.org/health_stats.html) on the PHPartners website  (http://phpartners.org) website has been reorganized to make public health data and statistics easier to find … 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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Public Health Then and Now: Celebrating 50 Years of MMWR at CDC

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. by Cheryl Rowan “The October 7, 2011 Supplement of the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) celebrated the 50th anniversary of CDC’s first publication of MMWR on January 13, 1961. Go … Continue reading

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