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 …Read More »
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Great example of using videos to teach teens about the dangers of drug abuse, which is an important aspect of health literacy.
Low health literacy knows no boundary — just watch this video.
Health care professionals providing direct care to patients risk having their mobile phones and other devices ruined when they come in contact with fluids — bodily fluids, water from washing up, fishing on days off, etc. Recently the Endgadget blog posted a video showing the Motorola Defy being immersed in water and still functioning. Warning: …Read More »
From American Libraries Direct, 8/18/2010: “On January 12, 2010, a devastating earthquake turned an ordinary day into a day of horror and destruction for Haiti. At the IFLA Congress, two Haitian librarians came forward to tell their stories and communicate face-to-face with various international organizations and individuals who want to help with the recovery. During …Read More »
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is championing partnerships between community health clinics and public libraries through the Utah Women’s Health Information Network (UWIN). A thirty-second TV ad campaign shown statewide this fall is highlighting the message “Good Health Information @ Your Library.” This partnership received the Promotion Award for Academic Libraries at the MidContinental …Read More »