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    October is Health Literacy Month!

    Posted by charlottes on Oct 11, 2015 1:59:41 PM

    Organizations and individuals promote Health Literacy month to raise awareness about the need for understandable health information. This annual event was founded by Jones & Bartlett Learning's author, Helen Osborne.

    "Be a Health Literacy Hero" is the theme for Health Literacy Month. This month is about finding ways to improve and solve health communication problems.

    To learn more about Health Literacy Heroes and Health Literacy Month visit,

    Learn more about Health Literacy by checking out Health Literacy From A to Z: Practical Ways to Communicate Your Health Message, Second Edition by Helen Osborne.

    Health Literacy From A to Z  is an easy to use handbook designed for healthcare students and health professionals. This first-of-its-kind resource  provides strategies that can be used in everyday practice. The Second Edition is updated and revised to reflect current health literacy research and practice with new information about timely health literacy topics. This edition has 145 new sections including 4 sections about Technology.

    For more information on Health Literacy visit,


    Topics: health literacy month, health professionals, Health Professions, Helen Osborne, Health Literacy A to Z

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