News - 27 Oct 2010
The American Dental Association (ADA) said today that it welcomes an organization of the stature of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to join the fight to improve the nation's oral health.
News - 31 Jul 2023
?Researchers at RMIT University have helped map European health and digital health literacy, in an important step towards informing health policy and practice across the region.
News - 9 Apr 2021
Federal funding from the National Institutes of Health will allow The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth to serve as a leader in health literacy outreach.
News - 17 Jun 2014
Obamacare programs designed to help people are running into problems concerning how much money people have when they get covered.
News - 15 Dec 2012
The Institute of Medicine defines health literacy as: "the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make...
News - 30 Apr 2011
Low health literacy is a significant barrier to quality care, especially among elderly patients, but increased use of simple and effective health literacy assessment tests by nurses and clinicians can...
News - 19 Feb 2010
The cost of low health literacy - the difference between patients' abilities to understand health information and providers' abilities to effectively communicate complex medical information - is $106...
News - 11 Feb 2010
With the average teen spending approximately nine hours a week on social networking sites, the UCLA School of Public Health has partnered with Health Net of California to develop a health literacy...
News - 15 Sep 2009
People who struggle with poor reading and math skills experience problems understanding instructions from health care providers and adhering to treatment, according to a new research review.
News - 21 Jul 2011
Low health literacy in older Americans is linked to poorer health status and a higher risk of death, according to a new evidence review by researchers at RTI International-University of North Carolina...