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Sex and Gender Differences Research Guide

Do you incorporate sex and gender differences in your research? Would you like to know more about sex and gender differences research? We’ve built a research guide to help you learn more. This guide includes information about what sex and gender differences research is, funding resources and information on women’s health. Find it here: http://campusguides.lib.utah.edu/sexandgender […]

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Miss the Sex & Gender Differences Research Session?

Don’t worry! You can still see the video here: http://bit.ly/WJ3S9h Access the handouts and the slides here: http://bit.ly/11HIgJo The session covered: What is the difference between sex and gender? How do sex and gender affect health? Why is it important to include sex and gender differences in research? Where can I find more information and […]

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Sex and Gender Differences Research: Think About It

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, in collaboration with six partners, received a grant from the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) and the National Library of Medicine of the NIH to highlight and extend the wealth of resources available from the NIH and its Institutes and Centers on sex and gender differences […]

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Sex and Gender Differences Research – Informational Session

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and the Health Sciences Student Council (HSSC) welcome you to an informational session. Join us: March 20, 2013 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm in the Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB), room 3515 B. We will enjoy light refreshments and learn: What is the difference between sex and gender? […]

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Future of higher education – Radio West from KUER

This week of March 4th, Radio West runs a series “in partnership with the Hinckley Institute of Politics, about the future of higher education.” See http://radiowest.kuer.org/ to listen to programs

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It’s Oscar Time

Get your own health care Oscar by participating in our video contest sponsored by the University of Utah’s Health Literacy Interest Group. 1. Register a team by March 4th. Email Erica Lake: erica.lake@utah.edu 2. Create a 30-second to 1-minute public service announcement. Choose any health literacy issue, such as: Failure to take medications correctly Overuse […]

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Library Adds uCentral and Unbound MEDLINE with Grapherence

In August 2012 the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library initiated a site license for Unbound Medicine’s uCentral. uCentral brings together clinical references and journal literature where you need it – on your smartphone, tablet, and on the web.

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Health Literacy Advisor software is now available!

The Health Literacy Advisor evaluation software is now available for in-library use on a laptop computer at Eccles Library.  Use this software to evaluate the literacy level of your patient education documents or other materials.  The software helps you rework document text for easier reading by patients. Available in English and Spanish. For more information, […]

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Weight of the Nation video: great video series from CDC

As reported on the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s site, Obesity is common, serious, and costly. More than one-third of adults (35.7%) and approximately 17% of children and adolescents are obese. To confront this epidemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is collaborating “with public health researchers and practitioners, partners, state […]

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Search engines and usability for finding medical information online: a new study

Search engines may be good places for people with adequate or better information literacy skills, but what of the majority of the population that has low health literacy?

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