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Literacy and Health

The stigma surrounding low literacy, and medical systems and practices that assume strong literacy skills, may impact a person’s ability to find and use the health services and products they need. In some situations, low literacy can be a life-or-death matter.

Find out more about the importance of literacy to good health.

And watch the panel discussion from our May 17, 2018 National Forum on Literacy and Health here.
Posted: 5/18/2018 2:13:42 PM by Joanne Huffa


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