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Health literacy rates are lower for the disabled and those with lower English proficiency.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CHICAGO, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Surgeon General Kenneth P.
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.
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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