Thursday, October 11, 2007

Health Literacy Month

October is Health Literacy Month

Low health literacy is a silent epidemic that can lead to medial errors and poor health outcomes.

Click Here To Watch IOM Video

IOM's "Prescription to End Confusion" @

Health Literacy Links:
Literacy Tent’s ‘Health Literacy’ page @
~ Research, Promising Practices and Stories from Learners and Patients
Health & Literacy Special Collection @
~ resources, activities, easy-to-read material
Rhode Island Health Literacy Project @
~ increase health literacy through better understanding of health information
Health Care Blog @
~ everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask

And remember to check the Burbank Public Library 2006 Post @

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