It’s a … stock photo site!

Illustration of the Picture Public Health logo (a multi-colored camera shutter with a + in the middle) being carried by a flying stork, as several people cheer from the ground.

If you’ve been with us for a while, dear readers, you’re probably aware of our stock photo woes. Here at We ❤ Health Literacy Headquarters, we’re no strangers to wading through hundreds of images that are generic, unsafe, or just plain weird — and we know other health communicators are facing the same challenges. That’s […]

Other Things We ❤: Plug-ins

Illustration of stick figure with a giant electrical plug saying "Here you go, my sweet, sweet browser!" to an upset computer saying "It doesn't work this way!"

Today we’re going to tell you about something we really ❤: Plug-ins (also known as add-ons or extensions). To be clear, we’re not talking about air fresheners, but rather tiny tools that enhance your web browser. Plug-ins can help you create better websites for your users — and you know we really, really ❤ that. So if you haven’t yet […]

There’s a gap. Let’s fill it.

Stacy Robison and Xanthi Scrimgeour

We’re very excited to share an interview with CommunicateHealth president Stacy Robison currently featured in Business West, the premier business news journal of Western Massachusetts. The interview focuses on Stacy’s thoughts on the significant gap between consumers’ ability to understand health information and how effectively professionals are communicating it. Closing this gap, of course, is […]

A picture is worth a thousand words.

Morris Zolu, Kaifouba Kamara, and Joseph Walatee with their pictures attached to their protective gear.

Picture this: you’re feeling groggy, foggy, and confused. Your head throbs, your body is weak — you’ve been taken from your home into a strange, unfamiliar place. You look up and see people covered from head to toe in white plastic suits, picking at you with hands and tools, afraid. You can make out a […]