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Feb

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Active Meetings and Classrooms

Posted by on February 25th, 2016 0 comments

Making Meetings More Active Go4Life suggests some simple ways to be active during meetings and breaks: http://1.usa.gov/1oKshf3 Exercise + Classwork May = Better Math Scores (and Spelling Grades) Excerpt from HealthFinder.gov and HealthDay News “Dutch researchers found that second- and third-graders given “physically active” lessons did better on math and spelling tests, compared with their peers who learned the… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Senior

Feb

25

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Webinar – Fundamentals of the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care

Posted by on February 25th, 2016 0 comments

Fundamentals of the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care March 17, 2016 at 3 pm ET From Office of Minority Health Bulletin For registration, visit http://bit.ly/1S41ple Please join the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health for the first webinar in a series on the… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information Literacy, Minority Health Concerns

Feb

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Webinar – Listening Before We Speak: Understanding Our Audience in Times of Disaster #SomosSocial

Posted by on February 25th, 2016 0 comments

Recording Who is the audience? What is the social conversation? Those are the most common questions that tools like social listening can address to better understand your audience and their needs. In this webinar we will share our experience implementing social listening as a tool directed to our Spanish speaking audience and how to partner with… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Health Information Literacy, Minority Health Concerns, Multilingual, Public Health

Feb

22

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Keeping your kid’s teeth healthy

Posted by on February 22nd, 2016 0 comments

According to the Centers for Disease Control, 20% of school-aged children have untreated tooth decay. MedlinePlus has resources for preventing tooth decay and other dental health issues, from birth through adulthood. Child Dental Health: http://1.usa.gov/1QtrW6d Dental Health: http://1.usa.gov/1TAdTCj

Posted in: Children and Teens, Health Information Literacy

Feb

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Keeping your kid's teeth healthy

Posted by on February 22nd, 2016 0 comments

According to the Centers for Disease Control, 20% of school-aged children have untreated tooth decay. MedlinePlus has resources for preventing tooth decay and other dental health issues, from birth through adulthood. Child Dental Health: http://1.usa.gov/1QtrW6d Dental Health: http://1.usa.gov/1TAdTCj

Posted in: Children and Teens, Health Information Literacy

Feb

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Colorectal Cancer Month: Toolkit

Posted by on February 22nd, 2016 0 comments

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Healthfinder.gov has an online toolkit to promote colorectal health throughout the month. The kit includes wording for getting the word out through social messaging and traditional media, as well as health information resources. Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: http://1.usa.gov/1xs4s9m

Posted in: General, Health Information Literacy

Feb

22

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Effective Interventions to Reduce Sexually Transmitted Disease

Posted by on February 22nd, 2016 0 comments

The Centers for Disease Control has published a special supplement to Sexually Transmitted Diseases. The supplement provides guidance on effective interventions to reduce sexually transmitted disease for community-based and clinical settings. Read articles at the CDC website: http://1.usa.gov/1oDfj2H

Posted in: Articles, HIV/AIDS, Public Health

Feb

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Wise Eating Strategies Added to MedlinePlus.gov’s Nutrition Health Topic Page

Posted by on February 19th, 2016 0 comments Tags: , ,

The newly-released federal dietary guidelines are accessible within a carefully written website that you can find in the ‘start here’ section of MedlinePlus.gov’s nutrition health topic page. MedlinePlus.gov’s nutrition health topic page also provides links to the latest pertinent journal research articles, which are available in the ‘journal articles’ section. Links to clinical trials that… Read More »

Posted in: National Library of Medicine News, Websites

Feb

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Wise Eating Strategies Added to MedlinePlus.gov's Nutrition Health Topic Page

Posted by on February 19th, 2016 0 comments Tags: , ,

The newly-released federal dietary guidelines are accessible within a carefully written website that you can find in the ‘start here’ section of MedlinePlus.gov’s nutrition health topic page. MedlinePlus.gov’s nutrition health topic page also provides links to the latest pertinent journal research articles, which are available in the ‘journal articles’ section. Links to clinical trials that… Read More »

Posted in: National Library of Medicine News, Websites

Feb

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Merck Manual Available Free Online

Posted by on February 19th, 2016 0 comments Tags: , ,

Merck Manual has moved from print books to putting editions online for free. Users need not register or provide personal information. Two versions available, one for consumers and one for professionals. The same information is available, but the consumer site is designed and punctuated with language that is easy to understand for patients and consumers…. Read More »

Posted in: General

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