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Home visitation, depression and health literacy

Depressed parents’ health literacy skills can improve through home visitation per a recent study using open access public data.

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Addressing health literacy gaining traction

As mentioned previously, health literacy is “the ability to get information, understand it, and use information to lower risk and better health.” People “with low health literacy are more likely to report poor health, have an incomplete understanding of their health problems and treatment, and are at greater risk of hospitalization” (Pawlak, 2005). Many organizations, […]

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Critical health literacy: a review and critical analysis

Discussion of recent research article on the strengths and weaknesses of health literacy as a topic.

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