Health Information Resource for Asian-Language Speakers

Health Sciences Library Creates One-of-a-Kind Resource for Patients and Caregivers: Tufts University’s Health Sciences Library announces today an unprecedented health resource for Asian Americans whose first language is not English. Dubbed SPIRAL for “Selected Patient Information Resources in Asian Languages,” it is a Web site (, with detailed health information in seven Asian languages, specifically Chinese, Hmong, Khmer, Korean, Laotian, Thai and Vietnamese. It is a unique multi-language health information site because it is for both physicians and patients. [via MLAICS-L]