Tag Archives: health literacy

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The following were retrieved from a recent NCBI search of PubMed. The Role of Health Literacy on African American and Hispanic/Latino Perspectives on Cancer Clinical Trials.Evans KR, Lewis MJ, Hudson SV. J Cancer Educ. 2011 Dec 28. [Epub ahead of … Continue reading

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Understanding Health Literacy

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.mhpa.org/Events/dsp_event.cfm?eventID=153 January 12, 11:00 AM EST. The webinar will explain low health literacy, how it negatively affects health outcomes and costs, and will provide simple solutions, best practices, and tools, including the … Continue reading

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Announcement – Multilingual Health Education Resources

“Healthy Roads Media has a number of new resources available.  An English version of  A Quick Look at Medicare is available in several formats (www.healthyroadsmedia.org/topics/personalhealth.htm).  We hope to develop this topic in more languages. There are also several new free … Continue reading

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JAMA Patient Page on Health Literacy

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. by Cheryl Rowan “The recent issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association (September 14, 2011) contains a JAMA Patient Page on “Health Literacy”. See  http://ow.ly/6zEBn to view the page.” [MedlinePlus Health … Continue reading

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What’s New for ‘Health Literacy

What’s new for ‘health literacy – a selected list of articles found from a recent search. Health literacy and medication understanding among hospitalized adults. Marvanova M, Roumie CL, Eden SK, Cawthon C, Schnipper JL, Kripalani S.J Hosp Med. 2011 Oct … Continue reading

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Adolescent Health Literacy Resources

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy Listserv  by Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi,. “I’d like to share with you and others on the list a health information literacy curriculum entitled, “Who Can You Trust? Health Information and the Internet” http://www.rvhcc.org/pdf/HIL_Sourcebook.pdf The curriculum … Continue reading

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Low ‘Health Literacy’ Hazardous to Your Health

This study, highlighted in a recent BHIC Blog post, is well known to following of health literacy issues. http://www.healthfinder.gov/news/newsstory.aspx?docID=654935 Study found inability to interpret health information linked to poorer outcomes. By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) … Continue reading

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HARC III – Health Literacy Annual Research Conference

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy Listserv by Michael Paasche-Orlow. “Registration is open for the 3rd Health Literacy Annual Research Conference. http://www.bumc.bu.edu/healthliteracyconference/ October 17-18, 2011 The Health Literacy Annual Research Conference is an interdisciplinary meeting for investigators dedicated to … Continue reading

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Dr. Howard Koh in Missouri on Sept. 13 to Discuss Health Literacy

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy Listserv. “Hi all, Dr. Howard Koh, 14th Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will be in Columbia, Mo., on September 13 to talk about the importance of health literacy … Continue reading

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Online Health Information Curriculum

“Who Can You Trust? Health Information and the Internet” http://www.rvhcc.org/pdf/HIL_Sourcebook.pdf The curriculum was developed as part of a program to improve health literacy among youth and young adults. Teachers, librarians and youth in middle and high schools and literacy practitioners, … Continue reading

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