Monthly Archives: November 2013

Easy Read: Health and Medical Websites

At last: a medical site that speaks layman’s English (or Spanish), with links to information on common illnesses and conditions. The information, which includes some interactive tutorials, is in formats that are easy to reproduce. This is an excellent source of materials for people with limited … Continue reading

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Being “Ecoliterate”

Sounds good to me…and there’s a book and a website to learn more about the Center for Ecoliteracy and its school lunch guide and other materials. http://www.ecoliteracy.org

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P Is for Prevention

A good source of information on preventive medicine is the journal Prevention Science, the official journal of the Society for Prevention Research. “The journal serves as an interdisciplinary forum designed to disseminate new developments in the theory, research and practice … Continue reading

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The Bible: Medicinal Value of Plants

“Along both banks of the river, fruit trees of every kind shall grow; their leaves shall not fade, nor their fruit fail. Every month they shall bear fresh fruit, for they shall be watered by the flow from the sanctuary. Their … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Day! Plants: Essential to Life!

“Then God said, ‘Let the earth bring forth vegetation: every kind of plant that bears seed and every kind of fruit tree on earth that bears fruit with its seed in it.’ And so it happened: the earth brought forth … Continue reading

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And Finally, From Harvard

Look up a disease or condition, take a quiz, or ask an expert at:   http://www.intelihealth.com

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The Cochran Collaboration

Have you heard of The Cochran Collaboration? Well worth visiting!   Its vision: that health-care decision-making be based on high quality and timely research evidence. Its ethics: it does not accept commercial or conflicted funding.   http://www.cochrane.org “The Cochrane Collaboration … Continue reading

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