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Jun

22

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New Diabetes App

Posted by on June 22nd, 2016 0 comments

“Diabetes: Your Way” by Mount Sinai Beth Israel Center for Health and Healing, works for everyone but was designed to specifically address the point of view of Black and Hispanic people with diabetes. The free app, available in English and Spanish, helps with setting goals, food and exercise guidance, relaxation ideas and more: http://bit.ly/28Mb2E4

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, Multilingual

May

31

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HealthReach Webinar

Posted by on May 31st, 2016 0 comments

Date: June 9, 2016 Time: Noon to 1 PM Eastern Presenter: Laura Bartlett / Outreach and Special Populations Branch, National Library of Medicine Description: HealthReach is a resource of quality multilingual, multicultural public health information for those working with, or providing care to, individuals with limited English proficiency. In Spring 2016, the site was redesigned…. Read More »

Posted in: Multilingual, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health, Websites

May

23

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Pediatric palliative care materials

Posted by on May 23rd, 2016 0 comments

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) has created materials for families of children with serious illnesses. The materials were developed with input from families and include fact sheets, personal stories and resources. Palliative Care: Conversations Matter®: http://1.usa.gov/1NHowCk Materials in Spanish: http://1.usa.gov/1TrmGYt

Posted in: Children and Teens, Multilingual

Apr

14

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Fighting Mental Illness Stigma to Help End Health Disparities

Posted by on April 14th, 2016 0 comments

People like Dior Vargas are activity combating negative stigma surrounding mental illness. MentalHealth.gov provides facts, community conversation guides, and suggestions on talking with family and friends about mental illness (in English and Español). Image and links seen on National Minority Health Month Twitter chat, #NMHM16Chat

Posted in: Health Information Literacy, Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns, Multilingual, Websites

Apr

07

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National Public Health Week 2016

Posted by on April 7th, 2016 0 comments

Adapted from the Outreach and Special Populations Branch of the National Library of Medicine It’s nearing the end of National Public Health Week 2016. Outreach and Special Populations Branch provides a variety of reliable information resources to help improve public health information access, including: HealthReach – Multilingual and multicultural public health information for those working with or… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Health Information Literacy, HIV/AIDS, Minority Health Concerns, Multilingual, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health, Websites

Apr

01

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Wee Breathers – Program to Teach Parents About Managing Children’s Asthma

Posted by on April 1st, 2016 0 comments

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s National Asthma Control Program, has developed a new health education program, Wee Breathers. This interactive program is for health professionals who teach parents of young children about managing asthma. It can be used during home visits,… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Multilingual

Apr

01

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Wee Breathers – Program to Teach Parents About Managing Children's Asthma

Posted by on April 1st, 2016 0 comments

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s National Asthma Control Program, has developed a new health education program, Wee Breathers. This interactive program is for health professionals who teach parents of young children about managing asthma. It can be used during home visits,… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Multilingual

Mar

17

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Citizenship and Integration Grant Program

Posted by on March 17th, 2016 0 comments

From U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services http://1.usa.gov/1WtFXWg These two funding opportunities aim to prepare permanent residents for naturalization and promote civic integration through increased knowledge of English, U.S. history and civics. The first opportunity is for public or nonprofit organizations that prepare permanent residents for citizenship by offering both citizenship instruction and naturalization application services. The second… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, Multilingual, Scholarships and Grants

Mar

09

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Human Trafficking Video Series

Posted by on March 9th, 2016 0 comments

The U.S. Justice Department’s new video series is intended to be used for outreach and education efforts of service providers, law enforcement, prosecutors, and others in the community. The series includes information about sex and labor trafficking, multidisciplinary approaches to serving victims of human trafficking, effective victim services, victims’ legal needs, and voices of survivors. Service… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, Multilingual

Mar

04

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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Posted by on March 4th, 2016 0 comments

The Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center is a program of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and funded by two parts of the National Institutes of Health (NIH): NCATS and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). GARD provides the public with access to current, reliable, and easy to understand information… Read More »

Posted in: Multilingual, Websites

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