Tag Archives: University of Michigan

Cigarette and Alcohol Use at Historic Low Among Teens

This is great news, shared through the PhPartners New Links Announcement [PHPARTNERS_LINK@LIST.NIH.GOV] http://www.nih.gov/news/health/dec2011/nida-14.htm Cigarette and alcohol use by eighth, 10th and 12th-graders are at their lowest point since the Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey began polling teenagers in 1975, according … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Plain Language Widget and App

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.lib.umich.edu/plain-language-dictionary The Plain Language Medical Dictionary widget is a project of the University of Michigan Taubman Health Sciences Library as part of the Michigan Health Literacy Awareness project. To use, click on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Summer Program in Health Disparities Research at the University of Michigan

Posted on the BHIC blog. http://www.michr.umich.edu/education/predoctoral/hdsummer This summer, Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research (MICHR) att he University of Michigan is offering a paid intensive summer research experience for medical and dental students and graduate students in nursing, social … Continue reading

Posted in Health Disparities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Articles of Interest

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Weathering Health Inequality http://bit.ly/eVDNs6 In the early 1990s, Arline Geronimus proposed a simple yet profound explanation for why Black women on average were having children at younger ages than White women, which … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Easy To Read Medical Terms

A question was recently posted on the CAPHIS listserv asking about a resource to define medical terms.    Peg Allen; Owner/Consultant at Health Knowledge Consultants identified the following resource.    Peg said: “Last week, University of Michigan Taubman Medical Library … Continue reading

Posted in plain language | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment