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October is Health Literacy Month

Need ideas for promoting your health literacy services, programs or raise awareness?

Visit Health Literacy Consulting ¬† developed by Helen Osborne and author of the book Health Literacy from A to Z: Practical Ways to Communicate Your Health Message. The theme for 2013 is “Be a Health Literacy Hero.”

Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS) a national literacy information community, is offering a health literacy daily blog series where both patients and healthcare professionals will tell their stories of the impact  health literacy has had on them or their families Also, check out the free health literacy webinars that are being offered by Health Literacy Advisor.

To learn more about health literacy visit the NN/LM or view the video, Health Literacy a Prescription to End Confusion, from the Institute of Medicine.

– Michelle Burda, NN/LM MAR Network & Advocacy Coordinator

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