Daily Archives: July 16, 2010

Health Literacy in the News

Taking Medical Jargon Out of Doctor Visits This article appeared in the July 6th edition of the Wall Street Journal. Here’s a link, http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703620604575349110536435630.html?KEYWORDS=health+literacy

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Resources on Global and Domestic HIV

The following posting appears on the BHIC blog.    You can find this article online at:  http://nnlm.gov/mcr/bhic?p=10419.    As always, a special thanks go to Siobhan Champ-Blackwell for her thorough coverage of world-wide health care issues. Global HIV Tutorial http://www.kaiseredu.org/tutorials/global-hiv-2010/player.html Kim Boortz, … Continue reading

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ReachMD Radio Program

The following was recently posted on the HealthLiteracy listserv by Julie McKinney;  Health Literacy List Moderator;  World Education; jmckinney@worlded.org “ReachMD is airing the program “Health Literacy: The Importance of Effective Communications in Medicine” which discusses how miscommunication in medicine can … Continue reading

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