Tag Archives: Spanish

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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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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Finding Spanish Language Health Information

This post was found on the BHIC Blog. ¿No Comprende?  Online Health Resources for English Speakers Serving Spanish Speaking Communities The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region, will present two free online classes for librarians who want to … Continue reading

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Health Literacy Resources

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog Brown Bag Review Promoted As one of AHRQ’s Health Literacy Month activities, AHRQ posted a 60-second podcast that encourages consumers to check their medicines. AHRQ Director Carolyn Clancy explains how patients can … 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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New Herb and Supplement Information on MedlinePlus

“Today, MedlinePlus released 100 new herb and supplement monographs in English and Spanish from Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Consumer Version (NMCD). “Some of the highlights of the new monographs include: Descriptions of herbal remedies, dietary supplements, and how they work … Continue reading

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AHRQ Spanish Podcasts and Videocasts Available

Thank you, Siobhan, for posting these links on the BHIC Blog.    This is great information for our Spanish speaking clients/patients. Escoja a Su Médico: Choosing a Doctor. This 60-second podcast offers listeners suggestions for ways to select a doctor who … Continue reading

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New on MedlinePlus: Anatomy Videos

This news comes from Naomi Miller; Manager, Consumer Health Information; National Library of Medicine; millern@mail.nlm.nih.gov (found posted on the CAPHIS listserv). “Colleagues–MedlinePlus now includes a collection of animated anatomy videos as part of the A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia. These 78 new … Continue reading

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New Multilingual Health Information Materials

The following announcement was posted on the CAPHIS listserv by Mary Alice Gillispie, MD; Healthy Roads Media, Director; http://www.healthyroadsmedia.org ; Tel 406-556-5877 “Healthy Roads Media (with the help of many partners) has created some new free multilingual materials.  First, there … Continue reading

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New Tool For Those With Difficulty Reading Health Information

Here is additional information on the new tool recently posted on KidsHealth.org.   The tool is intended to help those you may have difficulty reading.     A great resource is now every better! This information is posted by Neil Izenberg, M.D.; Editor-in-Chief/Founder, … Continue reading

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