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Many government health organizations release quarterly or monthly consumer health publications, freely available online, with articles on current important health topics, tips for staying healthy, and even interviews with famous public figures sharing their health stories. For example, check out these four online publications: NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine: This quarterly magazine from the National Library… Read More »
Just in time for October’s Health Literacy Month, registration is available for this one-hour webinar on Thursday, September 14, 11:00am – 12:00pm PDT, featuring the newly created Health Literacy Toolkit, developed by The American Library Association (ALA) and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) for the Libraries Transform campaign. The NNLM Middle Atlantic… Read More »
August 13-19 is National Health Center Week. Health centers are a valuable resource for anyone without health insurance since they provide preventive and primary care services for patients even if they do not have health insurance, and patients can pay what they can afford based on their income. The Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA)… Read More »
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is soliciting written comments on the proposed framework for Healthy People 2030 developed by the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030 (Committee). The Healthy People 2030 framework refers to the Healthy People 2030 vision, mission, overarching goals, foundational principles,… Read More »
The Healthy People 2020 team has announced the release of its health disparities data widget. The widget provides an easy way to find health disparities data related to the Healthy People 2020 objectives for the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs). LHIs are critical health issues that if tackled appropriately will dramatically reduce the leading causes of… Read More »