Tag Archives: Social Sciences

90 + in the United States

“More Americans are living to 90 and beyond, and by 2050 their ranks could reach almost 9 million, a new U.S. Census Bureau report finds. Read more about the fastest-growing segment of the older population in the U.S.: http://ow.ly/7AhsT” [HealthDay … Continue reading

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Cultural Orientation Resource Center

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog.   http://www.cal.org/co/ The Cultural Orientation Resource (COR) Center provides important orientation resources for refugee newcomers and service providers throughout the United States and overseas. Housed at the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL), … Continue reading

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mHealth Evidence Call for White Papers

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.rwjf.org/pioneer/cfp.jsp?ID=21366 Deadline: May 27, 2011 Mobile health (mHealth) has the potential to simultaneously reduce the cost of health care and improve our health by encouraging healthy behaviors, providing continuous monitoring to prevent … Continue reading

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Social Media: A Guide for Researchers

Information on this exciting resource was posted  on the BHIC Blog. http://bit.ly/eOwfQa From the Introduction: “This guide will show you how you can use social media to help your research and your career. Social media have big implications for how … Continue reading

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No Comprende

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog by Siobhan Champ-Backwell.   Recording of No Comprende Class On February 2, 2011, my colleague Rebecca Brown and I co-presented an online version of  the class “¿No Comprende?  Online Health Resources for … Continue reading

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LEP and Non-English Resources

Civil Rights for Those with Limited English Proficiency http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/civilrights/resources/specialtopics/lep/index.html This section includes documents pertaining to persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP). This means persons who are unable to communicate effectively in English because their primary language is not English and … Continue reading

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Health Information in Multiple Languages

This was posted on the BHIC Blog. Federal Citizen Information Center website that lets you order health publications in Spanish very easily, and most of them are free.  http://bit.ly/bLvo3E [REFORMAnet listserv] Multilingual Publications at NIH http://nnlm.gov/mcr/resources/community/multilingualNIH.html Order National Institutes of … Continue reading

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