June 3 Wellness Wednesday, held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the
Children’s Hospital lobby, will offer information on MUSC Library's
consumer health Web site, HandsOn Health, http://www.HandsOnHealth-SC.org.
by Janice May
Hands On Health-SC
Looking for culturally appropriate health information or something
children can understand? Big print for seniors? Whether you are a
health care professional or a consumer, Hands on Health-SC has
Let us show you reliable information for consumers. See the section on
South Carolina’s Biggest Health Problems to learn how healthy living
can prevent these problems or at least make them easier to live with.
This Web site uses personal stories and plain language articles to help
people better understand these diseases. We can also show you where to
find videos and audio podcasts for those who prefer to look and listen.
There are sites for children, seniors and other populations that can
help you get your health message across.
MUSC Library Hands on Health-SC staff can also show you how to find
health services in the statewide directory, Go Local-South Carolina.
Dental services for people with special needs can be found in The SC
Dental Directory for Individuals with Special Health Care Needs, a
directory developed by Carlos Salinas, DMD, in MUSC’s College of Dental
Health topics included: Environmental Health—children’s health;
community health; rural and agricultural health; and sites for
teachers. Public Health—outbreaks and diseases; alerts and advisories;
and public health resources. Find Out About—being a smart patient;
parenting; clinical trials; complementary and alternative
medicine; disabilities and special needs; disaster preparedness and
recovery; and heHalth statistics. These is also breaking health news.
note: The preceding column was brought to you on behalf of Health 1st.
Striving to bring various topics and representing numerous employee
wellness organizations and committees on campus, this weekly column
seeks to provide MUSC, MUHA and UMA employees with current and helpful
information concerning all aspects of health.
Friday, May 29, 2009