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The news comes and goes quickly. Health news is no different and it’s important to develop strategies and resources to learn more beyond the headlines. Continue to learn about some of 2018’s big health stories that will continue to impact 2019 with these resources. Natural Disasters and Emergencies-The Camp Fire in Northern California was the… Read More »
It’s that time of year again, the wind turns cold, the leaves change color and everyone is talking about the flu. This year get the facts and get vaccinated to protect yourself, your family and your community. Anyone can get the flu and have serious complications, but people over 65, people with chronic conditions… Read More »
Summer is a great time to be outside going to the beach or community events, having fun. But with heat waves happening more often and for longer stretches of time, it’s important to stay healthy by being prepared. Who is most at risk? The elderly, children, people with chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart… Read More »
Posted in: Public Health
Learning about a new health topic can be hard. It can feel overwhelming and impersonal. But Graphic Medicine can help. Graphic Medicine is comic books and graphic novels that tell personal stories of health and wellness. The visual format makes the information easier to understand and digest. By reading the author or illustrator’s personal story,… Read More »
Last week, I met with staff at the Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee (CEOC) for a MedlinePlus training. CEOC is an anti-poverty agency which seeks to “empower people and mobilize resources to fight poverty’s causes and impacts through education and organizing.” My goal was to share information about freely available health information resources for 1) personal staff use… Read More »
Posted in: Trainings