January 2018

Action Planning: Breaking Down Health Goals into Manageable Steps

My Action Plan Worksheet.

Ever have a patient who knows he needs to lose weight, but the amount of weight is so daunting that he doesn’t know how to get started? Or a patient with high cholesterol who is having trouble making lifestyle changes that would reduce her risk of a cardiovascular event? If so, you might want to start making action plans with your patients.

Syndicated Wellness and Prevention Information for Your Website, Blog, or App from healthfinder.gov

By Linda M. Harris, PhD, Director, Division of Health Communication and eHealth, ODPHP healthfinder.gov was the first federal health website and has been a trusted source of health information for over 20 years. The user-friendly site was designed based on health literacy and usability principles with over 700 users’ input...

TOOLKIT: Cervical Health Awareness Month

Cervical Health Awareness Month is a chance to raise awareness about how women can protect themselves from HPV (human papillomavirus) and cervical cancer. HPV is a very common infection that spreads through sexual activity and causes almost all cases of cervical cancer. The good news? The HPV vaccine can prevent HPV, and regular screening tests can help prevent cervical cancer...