Inspiring health literacy's future through social media, and creating change at the intersection of social work and public health.

Do you lead or follow? or are you apathetic (which is also following btw…)

Have you ever said “I’d never do that…” when you heard of an atrocity? Have you ever heard of the Milgram experiment? It is a classic study wherein human subjects and ethics are still discussed, based on ethical concerns in the study, even though it showed us how many people … Continue reading

Guest moderating on #hcsmca October 30th, 2013, 8 pm CT

Guest Moderating on #hcsmca!!! by Stacy Braiuca, MSW, MPH KANSAS CITY, MO– I am excited but nervous at the same time! I accepted a spot guest moderating one of the tweet chats I have “lurked” and semi-participated in hosted by the lovely and brilliant Colleen Young, Health Care and Social … Continue reading

Me, CRAVE veggies? Never….. or maybe???

by Stacy Braiuca, Social Media Specialist KANSAS CITY, MO– It’s summer and Mother Earth is graciously giving us her bounty.  Colorful fruits and vegetables are everywhere.  She doesn’t even charge us extra for the yummy smells of peaches, watermelon, or apricots!  You would think with this bombardment of our senses, … Continue reading

Health-wise, US falls behind other wealthy nations

Eating badly is a key reason why the United States lags behind other wealthy nations in health and life expectancy, according to research published on Wednesday. Japan still leads the world in terms of living the longest, with average life expectancy… Continue reading

Social Work

What is Social Work? Where do social workers practice? What kinds of things do they do? Find s2h's blog posts about social work here.

Public Health

What is Public Health? Where do public health practitioners practice? What kinds of things do they do? Find s2h's blog posts about public health here.

Social Media

What is social media? How can it be used to help others? What can social media do for me? What can I do to learn more? Find s2h's blog posts about social media here.

Health Literacy

What is health literacy? Why is it different than "literacy"? Why is it important for our healthcare future? What can I do to learn more? Find s2h's blog posts about health literacy here.