Daily Archives: January 20, 2012

3rd Annual Kentucky Health Literacy Summit – March 22-23, 2012

3rd Annual Kentucky Health Literacy Summit Building Your Health Literacy Toolkit March 22-23, 2012 Marriott Griffin Gate Hotel Lexington, Kentucky Open to all those interested inimproving their health literacy and patient communications skills. KEYNOTE SPEAKERS INCLUDE: – Cindy Brach, AHRQ … Continue reading

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CDC Warns Against Sharing Insulin Pens

Due to a growing number of reports about improper use of insulin pens, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a reminder that the devices must never be used on more than one person. Using insulin pens … Continue reading

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Health Literacy Challenge for Grades 6-12

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy listserv. The ¡VIVA! Peer Tutors of the South Texas Independent School District are conducting a nationwide health literacy challenge. Students enrolled in U.S. schools in grades 6-12 can submit a video promoting the … Continue reading

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Two New Health Literacy Papers

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy listserv. Please check the Health Affairs’ web site for a new paper on health literacy and health policy by HHS Assistant Secretary for Health Howard Koh and other HHS colleagues. http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/early/2012/01/18/hlthaff.2011.1169 (You should … Continue reading

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