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Stories from the field: The National Action Plan in action

This week on the LINCS health literacy listserv (free to join), Julie McKinney, the list moderator, and Michael Villaire, the Institute for Healthcare Advancement, are hosting an online  storytelling event. They invited organizations using goals and strategies from the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy to share stories of how the plan helped them Read More >

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Limited Health Literacy and Public Health Practice

If you work in public health, you probably have experience with the impact of limited health literacy on your everyday work. Public health communicators are responsible for getting out vital information.  This information is often technical or unfamiliar to the public at large and to specific groups affected by a public health threat. We may Read More >

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Welcome to CDC’s Health Literacy Blog

  Welcome to the first post on CDC’s new health literacy blog. The purpose of the blog is to stimulate ideas for new work in public health and health literacy, build relationships and community, and discuss our successes and challenges in real time.    Improving health literacy depends on the support and actions of many organizations Read More >

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