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F4e69330da03b74c81cc5fa3f895fb24 Nelson @Nelson - 19 days ago
Talking Telehealth
CommunicateHealthMar 25 · 2 min readAlt: A doodle with cat head talks to their doctor via their laptop. The doctor says, “Can you tilt the camera back? I need to see both the cat and your head to make my diagnosis.”Here at We ❤ Health Literacy Headquarters, we’re big fans...continued
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2f3192374c3e88221a336dc5d319c4a3 Zetta @Zetta - 19 days ago
Communicating Clearly During Vaccine Rollout
CommunicateHealthMar 18 · 3 min readAlt: Three happy doodles flex their muscles. They’re wearing name tags that read, “Pfizer,” “J&J,” and “Moderna.”With 3 different COVID-19 vaccines now on the market in the United States, and more and more people getting vaccinated ...continued
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A6c0c46e61817f7ae594dd513e06b21d Elliott @Elliott - 19 days ago
We (Sort of) Moved!
CommunicateHealthApr 15 · 2 min readAlt: A doodle drives a moving truck with “W❤HHL” emblazoned on the side while another doodle waves out the passenger-side window. They’re following a sign that points toward communicatehealth.com.This week, in the spirit of spring clean...continued
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041490c94bd26a3efdf85d49d9b013ba Alexie @Alexie - 19 days ago
Find Your Voice (and Tone)
CommunicateHealthApr 8 · 3 min readAlt: A doctor doodle is talking to a patient with dog leg. The doctor doodle frowns and says, “You won’t need a dog-leg-ectomy after all.” The patient doodle says, “Why do you sound so sad about it?” The doctor doodle says, “Whoops. Wron...continued
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6ede9b368e706f8b5e5082140d4d45d9 Moises @Moises - 5 months ago
Let’s Talk Periods
CommunicateHealthMar 11 · 2 min readAlt: Doodles in the background say, “Aunt Flo’s in town!” and “Guess it’s that time of the month!” A doodle in the foreground says, “Just call it a period — period.”Here at We ❤ Health Literacy Headquarters, periods are our second favor...continued
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A83b4d2292ad0135445fc0a7644d14c3 Joe @Joe - 5 months ago
Using the Teach-Back Method
CommunicateHealthMar 4 · 2 min readAlt: A doodle with cat head talks to a doctor doodle via video chat. The doctor doodle asks, “Can you tell me the steps to care for your cat head?” The other doodle says, “Sure. First I’ll do the hokey-pokey. Then I’ll turn myself around...continued
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Ed1a893d35606c5bc4a5005d66380c5f Max Roland ATCHETOUNWE @nomad27 - 5 months ago
Is it fast metabolism or the lack of appetite that makes people skinny without trying or dieting?
It's not one or the other. The vast majority who stay thin without "attempting or consuming less calories" don't eat similar food as individuals who battle with weight. It truly is that basic. I've lived long enough to comprehend that stoutness is definitely not a charact...continued
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Dd00644dc8212e2e9fd2e6ce7a756bbf Jerrold @Jerrold - 6 months ago
Missing the Mark with “Target Audience”
CommunicateHealthFeb 18 · 2 min readAlt: A doodle aims a paper airplane at another doodle and shouts, “Hold still! I’m trying to target you with information!”Here at We ❤ Health Literacy Headquarters, we’re no strangers to the terms “target audience” and “target populatio...continued
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A59a299a48e660a4cad891f05afdefa8 Geovany @Geovany - 6 months ago
Things We ❤: The Biden-Harris COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force
CommunicateHealthFeb 11 · 2 min readAlt: Five doodles stand under the words: “Biden-Harris COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force.”When the COVID-19 pandemic is finally over, there’ll be no shortage of careful reflection and lessons learned for public health officials (and com...continued
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3fb9059c39d0a39c0a9f0cf17b7858fc Priscilla @Priscilla - 6 months ago
Aiming for Equity in Health Materials
CommunicateHealthJan 28 · 2 min readAlt: Above the word “equality,” 3 doodles of different heights stand on 3 same-size boxes. They’re trying to see over a fence to watch a baseball game — but the shortest doodle still can’t see over the fence. Above the word “equity,” th...continued
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Ed1a893d35606c5bc4a5005d66380c5f Max Roland ATCHETOUNWE @nomad27 - 6 months ago
Why does lack of sleep make you fat?
Not sleeping increases the secretion of cortisol (the stress hormone) and decreases the secretion of thyroid hormones.Thyroid hormones work on the body to increase basal metabolism, influence protein biosynthesis, and make the body more receptive to catecholamines (such a...continued
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C8fdc7c246b9dd38f4ef160727d6eec5 Monserrat @Monserrat - 7 months ago
Explaining mRNA Vaccines
CommunicateHealthJan 21 · 3 min readAlt: A doodle wearing a messenger bag and a hat labeled “mRNA” holds up a COVID-19 playbook and says, “Delivery!”Now that folks are starting to get COVID-19 vaccines, many people are eagerly awaiting their turn in line. But because the ...continued
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25dc49998970e9ad413d98493dfe5d6c Teagan @Teagan - 7 months ago
Morbidity and Mortality: Just Skip ’Em
CommunicateHealthJan 14 · 2 min readAlt: A doodle swooning on a couch says, “Oh, the mortality!” Another doodle points to a graph and says, “I think you mean the death rate.”It’s hard to believe, dear readers, but the COVID-19 pandemic has been dominating headlines and ne...continued
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Da22e3d6f8549192c3eca95f63ffdcdc Elody @Elody - 7 months ago
Picture This: Using Pictograms in Health Materials
Alt: A doodle wearing a beret paints a pictogram on an easel. The pictogram shows a person sneezing.Visuals are a powerful tool in our health communication toolbox. They help us convey big ideas in a way that transcends language and cultural barriers. And here at We ❤ Hea...continued
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0cefff9aac729a36835c46e07795e1e7 Mariano @Mariano - 7 months ago
Explaining Vaccine Trial Phases
Alt: Two scientist doodles wearing masks stand in front of a sign that says, “Vaccine trials.” One of the doodles also wears goggles and holds up a pair of test tubes.If you’re like us, dear readers, you’ve been eagerly following updates on COVID-19 vaccine trials. But of...continued
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B2ab4609b89b7e7c7408477bb01daf27 Jimmy @Jimmy - 7 months ago
Things We ❤: ProPublica’s Plain Language Reporting
Alt: A doodle holds a newspaper that says “ProPublica” at the top.Here at We ❤ Health Literacy Headquarters, we’re always singing the praises of plain language. And while we’re usually blabbing on about how great plain language is for health materials, its uses are so muc...continued
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C0decc0c6b5bd408c22c456fa130a368 Marie @Marie - 7 months ago
User Testing from a Safe (Social) Distance
Alt: A researcher doodle joins a video call from the couch, wearing a lab coat and bunny slippers. They say, “Can you hear me?”Here at We ❤ Health Literacy Headquarters, we’re always stressing how important it is to test your health materials with your priority audiences....continued
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30ac4bba47a0498502bf602bad16409a Meggie @Meggie - 7 months ago
Buh-Bye, 2020
Alt: A doodle celebrates the end of 2020 — and the start of a new year.Well, we’ve made it. 2021 is nearly upon us, and we couldn’t be happier to usher 2020 right out that proverbial door. We won’t harp on what a difficult year it’s been — and in so many ways. Instead, we...continued
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3830cba028d7333d81fee686fab573c8 Kari @Kari - 9 months ago
Gut bacteria: how they affect our brain and mood – Credihealth Blog
Intestinal bacteria influence people’s mood in many ways. The tiny microbes in your intestines take care of your metabolism, your digestion and even affect your mood and mood.Your gut is inhabited by billions of bacteria. They sit in the mucous membranes of your intestina...continued
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3830cba028d7333d81fee686fab573c8 Kari @Kari - 9 months ago
#KnowIVF Myths and Facts about Infertility Treatments – Credihealth Blog
In a 2018 study, it was identified that over 10% -14% of Indian Couples experience infertility. The ability to not conceive, or conceive but miscarry, can be extremely difficult and heartbreaking. Over 27.5 lakh couples who are trying to conceive suffer from infertility. ...continued
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769b45cbbba62f6d3aa67bb11e7a293f Raoul @Raoul - 9 months ago
Frequently Asked Questions about Second Opinion – Credihealth Blog
Introduction Have you ever had a poor medical experience at a hospital or with a doctor? Was the diagnosis incorrect? Was the treatment plan decided for you not adequate? Did you know all the side effects associated with the medicines you would take? Did you think of goin...continued
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6b970372434ca9c9def5abb121107916 Rex @Rex - 9 months ago
IMPACT OF SOCIAL ISOLATION ON MENTAL HEALTH – Credihealth Blog
The Greek philosopher Aristotle has called human beings as ‘social animals’ and very rightly so. We tend to socialize constantly in one way or the other throughout our lifetime. Some researchers have even said that social interaction is a basic biological need in human be...continued
World mental health day
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7bcb1d07c0ef7a8d3ef21a145cb66a5c Giovanni @Giovanni - 9 months ago
Diagnostic Tests for the Age Group of 45 and more - Credihealth
A routine medical and diagnostic tests is advised to detect any medical issues if any, better prognosis for deadly diseases like cancer, which can be handled better if diagnosed early, and assess your risk for diseases that are in the family and for any impending future m...continued
Diagnostic tests
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34392094b518c79e322481ceb0004cbf Colin @Colin - 9 months ago
Kidney, Ureters & Urinary Bladder: 14 Common Diseases
[unable to retrieve full-text content]What Are Urologic Diseases? The term ‘urologic diseases’ refers to the diseases of the urinary tract (kidney, ureters… The post Kidney, Ureters & Urinary Bladder: 14 Common Diseases appeared first on Credihealth Blog. Source: Cred...continued
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61d3ff630fa6a556085f59f9ba20938e Assunta @Assunta - 9 months ago
The Benefits of Focusing On Flexibility – Credihealth Blog
You might think that flexibility is for the athletes alone, but the truth is, it’s for everyone. Regardless if you’re an athlete or doing ordinary tasks, stretching provides positive effects for your body. While regular exercise is essential, stretching has tons of benefi...continued
Flexible
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