Latest Health literacy Stories

2010-12-13 19:00:00

LA HABRA, Calif., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Healthcare Advancement (IHA), a not-for-profit healthcare organization that publishes its own book series, has achieved an enviable three million in book sales with its "What To Do For Health" book series.

2010-12-02 00:00:45

Tx Xchange and PureRXO will launch an integrated telehealth and e-commerce solution to give health, wellness, and fitness providers the capability to service more of their patients' or clients' health and wellness needs. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) December 1, 2010 Tx Xchange and PureRXOâ„¢ announced today a joint venture to develop and market integrated telehealth and e-commerce solutions for health, wellness, and fitness providers.

2010-11-17 17:24:29

Being able to read and understand words like anemia, hormones and seizure means a patient with heart failure may be less likely to be hospitalized.

2010-11-15 07:47:00

DUBLIN, November 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The MSD/NALA Health Literacy Initiative is delighted to announce the launch of the fourth Crystal Clear MSD Health Literacy Awards.

2010-10-30 00:00:40

Health Literacy Innovations Announces 2010 National Health Literacy Innovators Award Winners Health Literacy Innovations, creator of the Health Literacy Advisor, the nation’s first interactive health literacy software tool, today announces the winners of the 2010 National Health Literacy Innovators Award contest. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) October 29, 2010 Health Literacy Innovations, creator of the Health Literacy Advisor, the nation’s first interactive health literacy software...

2010-09-28 20:24:50

Researchers from Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) have found that individuals who do not speak English at home are less likely to receive colorectal cancer screenings (CRC) as compared to those who do speak English at home.

2010-09-15 23:22:15

Studies show that nearly half of all Americans have difficulty understanding health information.

2010-08-09 12:37:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- DSS Research, the leader in market research for the health insurance industry, developed a proprietary set of metrics that gauge the level of engagement in health care on the part of the consumer.

2010-07-07 15:01:02

Approximately 10% of low back pain (LBP) sufferers experience persistent pain and significant disability.

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