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AHRQ Radio Podcast - Lead Story: Health Literacy
AUDIO PODCAST: Newscast
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 5:00 PM
Lead Story: Health Literacy

Health literacy is how well people understand and can evaluate information about their health and about health care options.

Podcast Description:

This audio program features current news and information from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

  • In News and Numbers this week, a new AHRQ survey that finds less than half of all children in the U.S. visited a dentist at least once in 2004;
  • Our segment on “Navigating the Health Care System” looks at health literacy and understanding health information;
  • A unique set of tools designed to help pharmacists communicate better with patients who have limited health literacy.

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Duration: 08:40 (MM:SS)  File Size: 7.93 MB
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