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Health Literacy Information Resources From NLM

The National Library of Medicine resources PubMed and MedlinePlus can be used to find health literacy information.

To find health literacy information in PubMed:

  • Go to PubMed at
  • On the left side of the page under PubMed Services click on Special Queries
  • Scroll down and under Subjects click on Health Literacy
  • Click on MEDLINE/PubMed health literacy search
  • To narrow your search, use the Limits tab.  You can limit your search by date, language, etc.

To find health literacy information in MedlinePlus:

  • Go to MedlinePlus at
  • Click on Health Topics
  • Under Find your topic by first letter click on the letter H
  • Scroll down and click on Health Literacy

Another useful resource is BHIC (Bringing Health Information to the Community), an NLM-funded blog with a wealth of health literacy information.

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