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Health Literacy Challenge for Grades 6-12

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy listserv. The ¡VIVA! Peer Tutors of the South Texas Independent School District are conducting a nationwide health literacy challenge. Students enrolled in U.S. schools in grades 6-12 can submit a video promoting the … Continue reading

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Successful Weight Loss: Evidence-Based Obesity Resources

The following was posted through the blog Bringing Health Information to the Community (BHIC) Overweight and obese individuals often find it difficult to lose weight and keep it off. Health care providers are uniquely positioned to engage in a dialogue … Continue reading

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“Challenges and Innovative Solutions for Educating Self-Care Skills to Deaf and Low Literacy Clients”

Bet Key Wong, MS, RN; Central Mass Health Literacy Project, posted the following on the HealthLiteracy Listserv. “On May 11, 2011, the Central Mass Health Literacy Project organized a health literacy symposium featuring a presentation by Gregory Shuler, RN;  on … Continue reading

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Happy 175th Anniversary NLM!!

http://apps.nlm.nih.gov/175/ Keep up with what’s going on at the National Library of Medicine as they celebrate their 175th anniversary Web site. The “175 Years” website will include details on NLM’s history, its programs and services, and anniversary year events. A … Continue reading

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Watch for Launch of NLM 175th Anniversary Web Site, Press Release About Anniversary, Early Next Week!

As you know, NLM is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year. Next week, NIH will issue a press release about the anniversary. Watch for it on the NLM home page and in your NLM News and Events RSS feed, and … Continue reading

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Resources for Nurses

The following announcements were posted on the BHIC Blog. New Website for Nurses is One-Stop Shop on Environmental Health http://www.envirn.org/ The EnviRN Knowledge Network is the new one-stop-shop for nurses who are interested in ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH and it was just … Continue reading

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Health Information Updates

This was posted today on the BHIC Blog   When looking for health information, the National Library of Medicine’s MedlinePlus http://medlineplus.gov provides a trustworthy website to find information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus … Continue reading

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Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS)

“The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), is pleased to announce the launch of the LINCS website. Formerly funded under the National Institute for Literacy, the Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS) provided services for … Continue reading

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