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How Virtual Reality Technology is Turning Amateur Health Care Professionals to ... - iamWire

How Virtual Reality Technology is Turning Amateur Health Care Professionals to ... - iamWire | Social Media, Health Information and Education | Scoop.it
Recently some companies are making remarkable advances in hardware that are going to dramatically change our ability immersing ourselves in a virtual world capturing facial expressions and several types movements of our head, arms, legs, and hands...
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The Effect of Health Literacy on Medication Knowledge and Medication Discrepancy in Chinese Americans

Effect of Health Literacy on Medication Knowledge and Medication Discrepancy in Chinese Americans http://t.co/K8rAWuAaWN
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Adolescent Health | Healthy People 2020

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GoalImprove the healthy development, health, safety, and well-being of adolescents and young adults.
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Health Literacy and Mortality: A Cohort Study of Patients Hospitalized for Acute Heart Failure #healthliteracy

Health Literacy and Mortality: A Cohort Study of Patients Hospitalized for Acute Heart Failure #healthliteracy | Social Media, Health Information and Education | Scoop.it
Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA) is an authoritative, peer-reviewed Open Access journal focusing on cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease
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Holograms and 3D virtual worlds to help medical, nursing undergrads at NUS - Channel News Asia

Holograms and 3D virtual worlds to help medical, nursing undergrads at NUS - Channel News Asia | Social Media, Health Information and Education | Scoop.it
NUS will be developing two VR Simulation projects: The first, Virtual Interactive Human Anatomy, is a 3D holographic human cadaver, while the second, a Virtual Interactive Simulation Environment, will provide a 3D virtual environment platform for...
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Health Literacy Measurement Tools (Revised) | Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ)

Health Literacy Measurement Tools (Revised) | Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) | Social Media, Health Information and Education | Scoop.it
Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
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Improving Health Literacy Among Underserved Populations

Improving Health Literacy Among Underserved Populations | Social Media, Health Information and Education | Scoop.it
Health literacy is defined as an individual’s capacity to obtain, communicate, process and understand basic health information and services. Low health litera
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The evolving concept of Health literacy: New directions for health literacy studies: Journal of Communication in Healthcare: Vol 8, No 1 #healthliteracy

The evolving concept of Health literacy: New directions for health literacy studies: Journal of Communication in Healthcare: Vol 8, No 1 #healthliteracy | Social Media, Health Information and Education | Scoop.it
The evolving concept of Health literacy: New directions for health literacy studies. http://t.co/ObuStqdWIp
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Strenghtening health literacy part of new agreement between the Baltic Region Healthy Cities Association and WHO http://t.co/CzfKOgsjTV
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Health literacy and information in England: how big is the problem? Gill Rowlands

The HL group is a Special Interest Group of the Society for Academic Primary Care in the UK. It supports academics and health professionals with an interest the field of health literacy.
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The impact of a faculty development program in health literacy and ... - PubMed - NCBI

Acad Med. 2014 Dec;89(12):1640-4. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000411. Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
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Evelyn McElhinney on Twitter

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Great picture Scotland's Health literacy action plan @JennyForeman @KramerGraham @christinehoy pic.twitter.com/PxCeJWaT8m
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Cognitive Function and #HealthLiteracy Decline in a Cohort of Aging English Adults - Online First - Springer

Cognitive Function and #HealthLiteracy Decline in a Cohort of Aging English Adults - Online First - Springer | Social Media, Health Information and Education | Scoop.it
My PhD paper on health literacy during ageing is now online @JournalGIM http://t.co/xRrP6tyuFe
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Peer Reviewed: Social Media in Communicating Health Information: An Analysis of Facebook Groups Related to Hypertension

Peer Reviewed: Social Media in Communicating Health Information: An Analysis of Facebook Groups Related to Hypertension | Social Media, Health Information and Education | Scoop.it
We studied Facebook groups related to hypertension to characterize their objectives, subject matter, member sizes, geographical boundaries, level of activity, and user-generated content.We performed a systematic search among open Facebook groups...
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Effects of patient health literacy, patient engagement and a system-level #healthliteracy attribute on patient-reported outcomes: a representative ... - PubMed - NCBI

Effects of patient health literacy, patient engagement and a system-level #healthliteracy attribute on patient-reported outcomes: a representative ... - PubMed - NCBI | Social Media, Health Information and Education | Scoop.it
BMC Health Serv Res. 2014 Oct 7;14:475. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-14-475. Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
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A Framework for #HealthLiteracy

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The Ministry of Health has developed a framework to support each level of the health and disability system in responding to the health literacy needs of all New Zealanders.
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Toward a Comprehensive Instrument of Oral Health Literacy in Spanish. - PubMed - NCBI #healthliteracy

Toward a Comprehensive Instrument of Oral Health Literacy in Spanish. - PubMed - NCBI #healthliteracy | Social Media, Health Information and Education | Scoop.it
J Health Commun. 2015 May 5:1-8. [Epub ahead of print]
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BMC Public Health | Full text | A critical review of population #healthliteracy assessment

Defining health literacy from a public health perspective places greater emphasis on the knowledge and skills required to prevent disease and for promoting health in everyday life.
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The Effectiveness of Health Animations in Audiences With Different Health Literacy Levels: An Experimental Study

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A Health Literacy Fable for Tomorrow: Help the World Be Healthy with #HealthLiteracy

A Health Literacy Fable for Tomorrow: Help the World Be Healthy with #HealthLiteracy | Social Media, Health Information and Education | Scoop.it
There once was a town in the heart of America where health seemed to come naturally for everyone. The town lay in the midst of a checkerboard of organic and wholesome farms. Fresh fruit and vegetables were plentiful and affordable.
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Can community-based peer support promote health literacy and reduce inequalities? A realist review

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eHealth Literacy and Web 2.0 Health Information Seeking Behaviors A... - PubMed - NCBI

J Med Internet Res. 2015 Mar 17;17(3):e70. doi: 10.2196/jmir.3992.
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Cross-sectional correlation of single-item health literacy screenin... - PubMed - NCBI

Rheumatol Int. 2015 Mar 6. [Epub ahead of print]
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#Healthliteracy and the Internet: a study on the readability of Aus... - PubMed - NCBI

Aust N Z J Public Health. 2015 Feb 25. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12341. [Epub ahead of print]
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#Healthliteracy levels could affect perception of diabetes control

Patients with poorly controlled diabetes and lower health literacy levels were more likely to believe that they manage their condition well or very well than those who had higher literacy levels, researchers reported in The Diabetes Educator.
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