Tag Archives: health information
New study examines health literacy levels and health information sources for the caregivers of children with asthma living in poorer, urban areas. Results are informative, but could be more-effectively presented using graphs or other visual representations.
Searching Twitter using the hashtag “#healthliteracy,” I came across an item that sounded exciting: “MAXIMUS Center for Health Literacy to Hold Conference in September: ‘Plain Talk in Complex Times.’” Presented in collaboration with the American Public Health Association, the conference offers: Six preconference workshops: build your skills for communicating about health—in person, on the Web, [...]
Do you know someone who needs health information but English is not her/his primary language? Medline Plus‘ website offers links to health information in other languages, from Amharic to Urdu and Vietnamese. In addition, by clicking on a link located on the home page, you can view Medline Plus in a Spanish-language version. This service [...]
MedlinePlus has been redesigned with a new layout and color scheme. Highlights of the new design include: A Videos & Cool Tools page that makes multimedia content easier to find and searchable. A Share button on all health topic pages and interactive tutorials that allows you to share links to MedlinePlus through your favorite social [...]