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2013-11-14 23:33:27

Hosted by the National Medical Association, the 2013 Summit on African American Health produces comprehensive document on health disparities and provides an aggressive roadmap for change. Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 “The State of African American Health: The National Action Plan Report” is being released today. The report of the 2013 African American Health Summit is a comprehensive analysis of health disparities and provides a roadmap for effectively addressing these...

2013-10-31 23:22:58

Health Literacy Innovations today announces the REDA -- the ReadsEasy Document Assessment -- a new feature within its flagship product, the Health Literacy Advisor (HLA). Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 To add the final steps to the health literacy review process, Health Literacy Innovations (HLI), a company that creates tools to help eliminate confusion from low health literacy, today announces the REDA -- the ReadsEasy Document Assessment -- a new feature within its flagship...

2013-10-22 23:27:01

Nucleus Medical Media Offers Tips to Hospital Marketers for October, Health Literacy Month Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Did you know health literacy is more than just the ability to read and write? Health literacy is the ability to navigate the healthcare system, make healthcare decisions for you or a family member based on information from providers, understand the labels on a prescription bottle, and so much more. Nucleus Medical Media, a 3D medical animation and illustration...

2013-10-18 23:02:27

In celebration of Diversity Awareness and Health Literacy Month, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and the North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Literacy will host an October 23rd event, “Partners In Health Care: Everyone Plays a Role,” in which experts will discuss the importance of diversity in science and how each of us can improve our health. Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 In celebration of Diversity Awareness and Health...

2013-10-08 23:21:46

HealthEd-sponsored event to offer CEU credits and feature Brian Zikmund-Fisher, PhD, of the University of Michigan. Clark, NJ (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 In honor of Health Literacy Month, SurroundHealth is moving beyond words to numbers. Healthcare professionals seeking guidance on the best ways to communicate quantitative information to patients can sign up for a complimentary webinar offered by SurroundHealth, an online learning community for health professionals. Sponsored by HealthEd,...

2013-09-26 13:03:22

Special themed issue of Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy Limited health literacy can lead to difficulties in patients' self-care activities such as taking prescribed medications. Since a considerable amount of health information changes hands in the pharmacy setting, research by pharmacists into evaluating which tools are effective in practice can make a valuable contribution to goals set by the 2010 US National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy and lead to improvements...

2013-08-30 23:01:17

The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors and Bioscape Digital turned heads with digital poster at the National Conference on Health Communications, Marketing and Media. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 For the first time ever, the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors and Bioscape Digital presented an interactive, digital poster at the National Conference on Health Communications, Marketing and Media in Atlanta, last week. Both organizations were invited to...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin