Health Literacy

Health literacy and clear communication between health professionals and patients are key to improving health and the quality of health care. We create, promote, and curate evidence-based health literacy and communication tools, practices, and research for health professionals. Use our resources to find effective strategies for sharing health information in ways that people can understand and use.

August National Health Observances: Immunization, Breastfeeding, and Children’s Eye Health and Safety!

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Each month we highlight National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our mission to improve health across the United States. In August we’re raising awareness about immunization, breastfeeding, and children’s eye health and safety.

July National Health Observances: Hepatitis Awareness and the Importance of Youth Sports

National Health Observances

Each month we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the nation. In July we’re raising awareness about viral hepatitis and the importance of youth sports. To make it easy for you to help spread the word, we’ve pulled together some resources below...

June National Health Observances: Alzheimer’s Disease, Sickle Cell Disease, HIV Testing, and More!

National Health Observances

Each month we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that support our mission to improve health across the United States. In June, we’re raising awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and brain health, safety, sickle cell disease, and HIV testing. To make it easy for you to join the conversation, we’ve pulled together some resources that you can use to spread the word...