Health Literacy Month ’17

Health Literacy Month is a time for organizations and individuals to promote the importance of understandable health information and this week, SHAPE America  introduced its first ever Health Education Youth Empowerment Series to help students develop the skills they need to make decisions and implement change in their own lives and the lives of others.  The first unit, …

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Helping Students Improve Their Health Literacy

I want you to close your eyes for a minute and think back to your high school or junior high health education experience. What do you remember?...if anything?  More importantly, what “Letter Grade” would you give yourself today, right now,  if we did an accurate assessment of your health and well-being?   Anyone not get …

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Health Literacy Month

October is our month! It's Health Literacy Month. Health Literacy Month is a time for organizations and individuals (that's you and me!) to promote the importance of understandable health information. The theme for Health Literacy Month 2015 is “Be a Health Literacy Hero.” It’s about taking action and finding ways to improve health communication. Health Literacy Heroes are individuals, …

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