Monthly Archive for March, 2012

Tell us YOUR story

There is power in the human voice to create images, shape perceptions, and inform. Oral histories capture this unique aspect of humanity, bringing stories to life and building collective memory—but archives, museums, libraries, and historical societies struggle with how to manage and share oral-history interviews.

Colorado Voice Preserve is a collaborative effort that addresses part of this challenge by developing a shared infrastructure and repository. Planning is already underway, and we would like to hear from you regarding oral-history interest, activity, and needs.

Please visit the survey link below. All we ask is 3-5 minutes of your time. Please respond by March 30.

https://www.research.net/s/ColoradoVoicePreserve

Warmest regards,
– Colorado Humanities
– History Colorado
– Colorado State Library

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What’s in Your Medicine Cabinet? Resources for Medication Safety

What’s in Your Medicine Cabinet? Resources for Medication Safety

Ten percent of all hospital admissions are the result of patients not taking medications correctly. Twenty-eight percent of all hospital admissions for those over 65 are caused by medical non-compliance.  According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2009-2010, among older Americans (aged 60 and over), more than 76% used two or more prescription drugs and 37% used five or more in a single month. The health consequences of misunderstanding how to take a medication can be significant – even deadly. Continue reading ‘What’s in Your Medicine Cabinet? Resources for Medication Safety’