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Literacy study: 1 in 7 U.S. Adults Are Unable to Read This Story

Click link for full story… Literacy study: 1 in 7 U.S. adults are unable to read this story

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Improving Health Literacy Helps Diminish Disparities

…as read on BHIC Blog The Contribution of Health Literacy to Disparities in Self-Rated Health Status and Preventive Health Behaviors in Older Adults Being able to read a consent form or fill out a health insurance form could significantly improve … Continue reading

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Study: More than Half Can’t Find Heart on Diagram

I reported in a June 12th blog post entitled “Many ‘Baffled’ by Basic Anatomy” that many British citizens are unable to identify the location of their vital organs.     The study addressed this as a serious concern for doctor-patient communications. CNN … Continue reading

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