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Welcome back everyone. As you should already know its health literacy month and today something dawned on me as I read an article in the recent edition of the WOCN Journal*; when it comes to health literacy maybe it’s more of a difference in communication rather than a literacy issue. For example, when a patient […]

October is upon us and that means it is officially Health Literacy Month. What is health literacy you ask? Well health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the ability to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.