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Health Literacy: Plain Language

Did you know that the strongest predictor of health outcomes in the U.S. is health literacy level?

We were thrilled to have hosted this great training on Plain Language: Tips for Clear Written Materials presented by Health Literacy Media.…

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Health Literacy: Plain Language

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Health Literacy

What is Health Literacy?

Health literacy is the ability to obtain, read, understand, and use healthcare information in order to make appropriate health decisions and follow instructions for treatment. There are multiple definitions of health literacy, in part, because health …

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Health Literacy

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August Edition: What We’re Exploring

From our Director of Communications and Outreach: The Resources Available at the Health Literacy Media Website

Would you be excited if I called to tell you that the Association held a drawing and you won? Would you be excited to …

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August Edition: What We’re Exploring

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Designing for Color Blindness

the facebook log in screenHere’s a question fit for trivia night: Facebook’s logo and blue color scheme was specifically selected for a reason. Do you know why?

The answer is: Mark Zuckerberg is red-green color blind. He sees blue the best.

Color blindness …

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Designing for Color Blindness

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HRSA: Culture, Language, and Health Literacy Resources

Effective health communication is as important to health care as clinical skill. To improve individual health and build healthy communities, health care providers need to recognize and address the unique culture, language and health literacy of diverse consumers and communities. …

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HRSA: Culture, Language, and Health Literacy Resources