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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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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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Call for posters and Presentations for Health Literacy Iowa Conference

Health Literacy Iowa Creating a Shared Vision for Health Literacy in Iowa Health Literacy Iowa & New Readers of Iowa Conference Health Literacy in Iowa: Partnering to Change Research into Practice Friday and Saturday – April 13-14, 2012 Call for … Continue reading

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New Financial Literacy Materials

The following was posted on the  [NATIONALFAMILYLITERACY-L] The National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL) has partnered with the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to teach families the value of financial responsibility through “A Day at Dollar General: Learn While Shopping.” The … Continue reading

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Recently Published…

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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Internet Use for Health Care Information

The following was posted as part of a comment on the HealthLiteracy Listserv.   This link is to an article that found that fewer people are looking for health information online compared to earlier in the decade. http://www.informationweek.com/news/healthcare/patient/232200043

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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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Health Literacy News

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Presentations on AHRQ Health Literacy Tools http://bit.ly/pOte99 Cindy Brach, AHRQ’s lead for health literacy, gave a plenary presentation at the Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit, “AHRQ Tools for Addressing Health Literacy.” Darren DeWalt … Continue reading

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