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GDPR and Libraries

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You may have noticed many emails lately from vendors and companies updating their privacy policies. The reason for this is that the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (or GDPR) goes into effect today, May 25, 2018. This regulation greatly increases data privacy practices for any company that does business in the EU, which, in… Read More »

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Stay Current in Patient Safety

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AHRQ’s Patient Safety Network (PSNet) highlights journal articles, books and tools related to patient safety. You can stay current with email updates or RSS feeds. /da

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Nutritional and food literacy, food labels, and portion size estimation

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A growing body of research shows that individuals who accurately estimate portion sizes and interpret and use food labels have higher nutritional literacy and numeracy skills and realize better health outcomes. Find out more from the CDC where you can read a summary of recent nutritional and food literacy research. /da

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Resource: Talking with Your Older Patient

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The National Institute on Aging has a resource to help facilitate communication with older patients. “Talking with Your Older Patient” highlights key areas to address conducting a successful health interview. /da

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Applying Health Literacy Strategies to the Health Needs of Older Adults

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Older adults often experience challenges related to managing multiple chronic conditions, changes in vision and hearing, and some older adults may experience cognitive impairments as they age. The CDC has a collection of selected research from the last few years presents articles that examined the problem of low health literacy and its influence on an… Read More »

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