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.

Find Preventive Health Services with MyHealthfinder’s New Resource

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Preventive services — like screening tests, checkups, and vaccines — have always been at the heart of MyHealthfinder and its mission. That’s why we’re happy to announce that MyHealthfinder now features Find and Access Preventive Services — a new resource that highlights the benefits of clinical preventive services and offers actionable tips to help people find free or low-cost preventive care, regardless of their health insurance status...

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

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Each month, we feature 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, sickle cell disease, and HIV testing.Use our list of resources below to promote these NHOs with your networks...

May National Health Observances: Physical Fitness, Mental Health, Older Adults, and Women’s Health

National Health Observances

Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that support our mission to improve health across the United States. In May, we’re raising awareness about physical fitness, mental health, older adults’ health and well-being, and women’s health.Use our list of resources below to promote these NHOs with your networks...