HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY – 21 Wonderful Scriptures About Love

I can’t think of a better way to reflect on Valentine’s Day than to think of these scriptures and the joy of God’s love.   The Bible is filled with promises about love. Read more: http://www.beliefnet.com/JesusDaily/Features/21-Wonderrful-Scriptures-About-Love.aspx#ixzz1m7zzBS4k ENJOY! Related articles Memory Cross creates origami style Valentine’s Day tract that shares God’s love. (prweb.com) Don’t miss your’s Valentine’s … Continue reading

MRC Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. This year (2012) marks the 10th anniversary of the creation of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), which was announced during President George W. Bush’s 2002 State of the Union address, and officially launched as a demonstration project in July of 2002. Over the past ten years, the … Continue reading

Ormie

Laughter is good medicine, so here is something for your day.   I’ve had days like this! Click here: Ormie

New Financial Literacy Materials

The following was posted on the  [NATIONALFAMILYLITERACY-L] The National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL) has partnered with the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to teach families the value of financial responsibility through “A Day at Dollar General: Learn While Shopping.” The interactive online game recreates the experience of shopping in a real store and encourages children … Continue reading

world’s biggest train set

      Please, when you open this click to view on the entire screen TRAIN SET NOT TO BE BELIEVED” Two German Brothers have put this TRAIN SET together.   BE SURE to click on the link at the end and view this in motion. This is the world’s biggest train set. It Covers 1,150 square meters … Continue reading

Health Reform Hits Main Street – Video

The following was shared on [CLAStalk-list] A well done and informative new animated video produced by the Kaiser Family Foundation was recently produced by the Kaiser Family Foundation.       The English version of the animated movie features narration by Cokie Roberts, ABC News and NPR commentator and a member of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. The English … Continue reading

A Message About Friendship

If we could only get along like they do! This is a video of a homeless man in Santa Barbara and his pets. They work State Street every week for donations.    The animals are pretty well fed and are mellow. They are a family.   The man who owns them rigged a harness up for his … Continue reading

A New Look for FDA.gov

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. FDA.gov, (http://www.fda.gov/ ) the website for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has undergone a recent “facelift.” Spend some time looking at all the good information on this website, as well as the many ways to stay current with FDA developments. FDA’s new blog, FDA Voice, debuted … Continue reading

CDC Warns Against Sharing Insulin Pens

Due to a growing number of reports about improper use of insulin pens, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a reminder that the devices must never be used on more than one person. Using insulin pens on more than one person puts people at risk for infection with blood-borne pathogens such … Continue reading

Coming Soon to PBS – “Designing Healthy Communities”

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Coming soon to public television: A new 4-hour series,” Designing Healthy Communities”, in which host/narrator Richard Jackson, MD, MPH, looks at the impact our built environment has on key public health indices – obesity, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, cancer and depression. For more information: http://designinghealthycommunities.org/ [Wellness and … Continue reading

Health Literacy Challenge for Grades 6-12

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy Listserv. The ¡VIVA! Peer Tutors of the South Texas Independent School District are conducting a nationwide health literacy challenge. Students enrolled in U.S. schools in grades 6-12 can submit a video promoting the web site MedlinePlus.gov. Video submission will open February 1, 2012 and will close March 23, … Continue reading

3rd Annual Kentucky Health Literacy Summit Building Your Health Literacy Toolkit — March 22-23, 2012

3rd Annual Kentucky Health Literacy Summit Building Your Health Literacy Toolkit March 22-23, 2012 Marriott Griffin Gate Hotel Lexington, Kentucky Open to all those interested in improving their health literacy and patient communications skills. KEYNOTE SPEAKERS INCLUDE: – Cindy Brach, AHRQ – Audrey Riffenburgh, Plain Language Works – Al Cross, Institute for Rural Journalism – … Continue reading