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Health Literacy: Health Literacy Basics

Definition of Health Literacy

“Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.”

Retrieved from: https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/tools-resources/evidence-based-resource/national-action-plan-improve-health-literacy

Overview of Health Literacy

Health Literacy Initiatives & Groups

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