- Alternative Spring Break at the National Library of Medicine: NLM as an Organization
- Crazy Quilt — Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of March 10, 2014)
- From the Mouths of the Youth: Why Register for Obamacare?
- Future Day — Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): (Week of March 3, 2014)
- Up and Coming: Google Glass Used in Autopsies?
Category Archives: Government publications
New from the National Academies Press: Including Health in Global Frameworks for Development, Wealth, and Climate Change
From the NAP: Including Health in Global Frameworks for Development, Wealth, and Climate Change is the summary of a three-part public webinar convened by the Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine and its collaborative on … Continue reading
From the Health Resources and Services Administration: New publications focussing on rural health are now available from the HRSA Information Center. Causes and Consequences of Rural Pharmacy Closures: A Multi-Case Study identifies factors that contributed to the closing of six … Continue reading
From the NAP: Caffeine in Food and Dietary Supplements is the summary of a workshop convened by the Institute of Medicine in August 2013 to review the available science on safe levels of caffeine consumption in foods, beverages, and dietary … Continue reading
From the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC): This month in the Digest there are several papers reporting the effectiveness of public health communication messaging (Auchincloss et al; Beales & Kulick; Chang [2 papers]; Dillard & Main; Glanz et … Continue reading
If you, like me, missed this report when it first appeared last summer, visit the Institute of Medicine website to read the free PDF (or to order a copy). Public health practice and health care delivery in the United States … Continue reading
From the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ): HCUP has released a new infographic, The Top Five Most Expensive Conditions Treated in U.S. Hospitals, which represents data from the recently released Statistical Brief #160: National Inpatient Hospital Costs: The … Continue reading
The Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) has released a systematic review, Communication and Dissemination Strategies To Facilitate the Use of Health-Related Evidence. The review focuses on 3 areas. First, it addresses the comparative effectiveness of communicating evidence in … Continue reading
New from the National Academies Press: Capturing Change in Science, Technology, and Innovation: Improving Indicators to Inform Policy Since the 1950s, under congressional mandate, the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) – through its National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics … Continue reading
New from the National Academies Press: Creating Equal Opportunities for a Healthy Weight is the summary of a workshop convened by the Institute of Medicine’s Standing Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention in June 2013 to examine income, race, and ethnicity, … Continue reading