Thursday, December 27, 2007

New Topic Page: Health Literacy

Visit the new MedlinePlus Health Topic page on health literacy.

Health literacy is the ability to understand health information and to use that information to make good decisions about your health and medical care. Health information can overwhelm even people with advanced literacy skills. About one third of the adult population in the United States has limited health literacy...


[Source: What's New on MedlinePlus]

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