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2009-12-08 12:14:00

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2009-10-31 13:30:13

Health literacy rates are lower for the disabled and those with lower English proficiency.

2009-08-26 17:55:00

Literacy organization multiplies its impact by leveraging technology and social networks LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Centro Latino for Literacy kicks off its ambitious 10x10 campaign to enroll 10,000 Latino adults in its web-based literacy program Leamos by the end of 2010.

2009-07-28 11:03:19

Health care experts at the University of California, San Francisco highlight in a new report the hidden risks and complexities that compromise patient safety for ambulatory patients with chronic disease.

2009-05-22 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Clear Health Communication at the National Patient Safety Foundation today announced the recipients of the prestigious Pfizer Health Literacy in Advancing Patient Safety Award.

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2009-03-10 06:25:00

When patients choose to leave the hospital before the treating physician recommends discharge, the consequences may involve risk of inadequately treated medical conditions and the need for readmission.

2009-03-09 10:18:00

Mayo Clinic Proceedings author reviews the consequences ROCHESTER, Minn., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When patients choose to leave the hospital before the treating physician recommends discharge, the consequences may involve risk of inadequately treated medical conditions and the need for readmission, according to a review in the March 2009 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

2009-02-11 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Surgeon General Kenneth P.

2009-02-11 07:00:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida (BCBSF) is proud to announce it has awarded the Florida Literacy Coalition (FLC) a three-year grant for the establishment of a statewide health literacy initiative.

2008-12-03 16:35:26

Kidney disease patients' ability to understand basic health information may have a significant impact on whether or not they will receive an organ transplant


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