Up to half of all American adults have limited literacy skills, and as many as 9 in 10 have limited health literacy skills. Online health information can be tricky for users with low literacy skills to understand — and it presents a unique set of challenges for professionals who create online health content, too.…
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Drinking too much alcohol increases people’s risk of injuries, violence, drowning, liver disease, and some types of cancer. You can use Alcohol Awareness Month to spread the word about strategies for preventing alcohol misuse or abuse and encourage communities, families, and individuals to get involved.
- October is Health Literacy Month
- TOOLKIT: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
- Check Out the Access to Health Services Infographic from Healthy People 2020