Tag Archives: Spanish language

Tox Town Introduces New US Southwest Neighborhood

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Do you live in the Southwest Region of the US?  The newest Tox Town scene, US Southwest, provides good information on the hazards of fracking, uranium tailings, and much more. The complete … Continue reading

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Healthy Roads Media — New Programs

The following was posted to several listservs by Mary Alice Gillispie, M.D.; Healthy Roads Media.   “Healthy Roads Media has several new free patient education resources.  There is now a Spanish version of Advance Directives in multiple formats.  There is also … Continue reading

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Medication Safety Booklet in Spanish and English

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog; August 30, 2011. by Siobhan Champ-Blackwell Spanish http://1.usa.gov/niu45x English http://1.usa.gov/jClN3h AHRQ has released a revised Spanish-language medication safety booklet, “Su medicamento: Infórmese. Evite riesgos” (“Your Medicine: Be Smart. Be Safe.”) to help … 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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Spanish-language Guides Help Consumers with Treatments for Common Illnesses

http://bit.ly/pKAyD4 AHRQ has released six new Spanish-language guides that help patients compare treatments for common illnesses.  They are: Guia para pacientes que están en tratamiento de una cardiopatía coronaria estable (“ACE Inhibitors” and “ARBs” to Protect Your Heart?) Controle el … 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, 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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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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