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Register Now: Webinar-Using Plain Language to Better Connect with Patients and Communities

Writing simply about health topics is surprisingly hard to do. About half of Americans don’t understand most medical text because it’s written in a complicated way. And even people who can understand it would prefer simple and easy to read …

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Register Now: Webinar-Using Plain Language to Better Connect with Patients and Communities

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Infographics: The Main Meal

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Infographics… they’re what’s for dinner… and lunch, and breakfast. Confused? Read below.

Human beings can easily visualize five things. We can roughly visualize 100 things. Yet, if we are asked to visualize 1 million things, can we really wrap our …

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Infographics: The Main Meal

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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

CDC Health Literacy Course

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers an online course titled Health Literacy for Public Health Officials. You can receive continuing education credit by registering on the CDCs Training and Continuing Education (TCE) Online system. You

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CDC Health Literacy Course

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Introduction to 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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Introduction to Health Literacy