June 2010

Check out the Pew Internet and American Life Project Website

Posted on June 29 by Cecilia Portugal

If you’re interested in learning more about the use of social media in your work, check out this website, the Pew Internet and American Life Project Website. There’s a wealth of information on this site. The Pew Internet and American...

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Health Marketing and Communications

Posted on June 29 by Cecilia Portugal

CDC Health Literacy Report The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a useful report called What We Know About Health Literacy that nicely defines health literacy and why it's important to consider when developing public health campaigns and...

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Health Literacy Innovations Contest

Posted on June 24 by Cecilia Portugal

Health Literacy Innovator Contest & Award The Health Literacy Innovator Contest & Award that was recently announced; it's the first award to be given out that addresses Health Literacy Innovation. This contest is open to any person or organization...

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National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy

Posted on June 15 by Christine Ricohermoso

On May 27, 2010, the US Department of Health & Human Services released a National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy. The plan aims to help improve health literacy by "making health information and services easier to understand and use."...

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