Monday, June 22, 2009

Health Literacy

Health literacy is a growing concern in the United States, especially given the increase in the age of the population and of people with limited English proficiency. The following resources are for health care practionaers, adult literacy teachers and health care consumers.

Harvard School of Public Health: Health Literacy Studies

Health Information Partners: Connect for Health

Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA): Health Literacy

Institute of Medicine (IOM): Health Literacy: A Prescription to End Confusion

National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM): Health Literacy

Northwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Health Literacy

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