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.

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

National Health Observances

Each month we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that support our mission to improve health across the nation. This month we are raising awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and brain health, sickle cell disease, and HIV testing. To help you spread the word, we’ve pulled together some resources you can use to promote and advocate for better health in your community...

May National Health Observances: Physical Fitness, Mental Health, Older Adults, and More.

National Health Observances

Each month we highlight select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health in the United States. In May, we are raising awareness about physical fitness, older adults, mental health, women’s health, and HIV awareness.

April National Health Observances: Minority Health, Alcohol Awareness, and More

National Health Observances

Each month we highlight National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our mission to improve health in the United States. In April, we’re raising awareness about minority health, alcohol awareness, and celebrating public health. We’ve gathered some resources below that you can use to join the conversation and spread the word about these NHOs with your networks! National Minority Health Month The U...