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The following were retrieved from a recent NCBI search of PubMed. The Role of Health Literacy on African American and Hispanic/Latino Perspectives on Cancer Clinical Trials.Evans KR, Lewis MJ, Hudson SV. J Cancer Educ. 2011 Dec 28. [Epub ahead of … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine

Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine -a spectacular illustrated book that showcases rare, beautiful, idiosyncratic, and surprising works in the collection of the world’s largest medical library – will be published in April 2012 by Blast Books of New … Continue reading

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NLM Announces the Expansion of PubMed Health

via The Cornflower by Max Anderson on 12/13/11 “NLM announces the expansion of the information available from PubMed Health (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/), which provides integrated access to clinical effectiveness reviews. PubMed Health specializes in reviews of clinical effectiveness research, with easy-to-read summaries … Continue reading

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What’s New for ‘Health Literacy

What’s new for ‘health literacy – a selected list of articles found from a recent search. Health literacy and medication understanding among hospitalized adults. Marvanova M, Roumie CL, Eden SK, Cawthon C, Schnipper JL, Kripalani S.J Hosp Med. 2011 Oct … Continue reading

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National Library of Medicine Has Developed a “Preformulated” Search of PubMed in Health Literacy

As always, Siobhan Champ Blackwell has great information to share regarding health information literacy.    She recently posted the following on The Health and Literacy Discussion List.    She shared how she has adopted this strategy to receive weekly updates on … Continue reading

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New MedlinePlus Tour Now Available

The following was posted on MCMLA-L@LISTSERV.KUMC.EDU. “The National Library of Medicine has released a new version of the MedlinePlus tour in English and Spanish.  The tours highlight important features of MedlinePlus.gov and describe where yo! u can find certain types … Continue reading

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Your Medicine: Be Smart. Be Safe

The following was posted as part of  *****PHPartners.org – News and Updates***** http://www.ahrq.gov/consumer/safemeds/yourmeds.htm You can learn more about how to take medicines safely by reading this guide. It answers common questions about getting and taking medicines and has handy forms … Continue reading

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YouTube Health Videos

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. “NLM & You: The Video:” Contest Winners Announced! http://1.usa.gov/j6K2Kj NLM Technical Bulletin, May-Jun 2011 The National Library of Medicine®, the world’s largest medical library and a component of the National Institutes of … Continue reading

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Searching PubMed for Articles on Health Literacy

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. The National Library of Medicine has created several “pre-formulated” searches in PubMed, the online index of the professional medical literature. If you are looking for evidence based articles, examples of ongoing research … Continue reading

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Health Literacy In the Literature

I recently received a new list of resources from My NCBI.     A recent issue of “Nursing Outlook” devoted several articles to the topic.    Several of the references are included here for your information. Coming to consensus on health literacy measurement: … Continue reading

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