Daily Archives: June 23, 2010

“When It Comes to Health Care, What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You”

http://nwitimes.com/app/gethealthy/?p=5737 By Dayna Dion, Medill News Service Published Jun 2nd, 2010 In the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy, released last Thursday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services called for the elimination of jargon­-filled, complex explanations that … Continue reading

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Guide to Health Literacy Online

http://www.health.gov/healthliteracyonline/index.htm Health Literacy Online, a how-to guide for Web managers and professionals. Health Literacy Online, from he Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP), includes research-based recommendations and examples to help you create clear, user-friendly health Web sites. Sandy … Continue reading

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Update on National Institute for Literacy Closing

Dear Colleagues and Friends of the Institute, The Institute will be closing its operations on September 30, 2010. The staff is working closely with the Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) to have a smooth transition of services for … Continue reading

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