Health Literacy Articles

Siobhan Blackwell posted these references, recently on the BHIC Blog.

When it comes to health care, what you don’t know can hurt you
http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=165358

Health literacy in brief
http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=165364

GATOR approach can help surfers to evaluate Web-based health information
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2010-05/w-gac052510.php
Acronym highlights dangers people can face surfing for health advice without sufficient safeguards
The GATOR acronym – short for alligator – provides a reminder of the dangers that people can face if they surf for health advice without sufficient safeguards in place

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