Health Literacy The Startling Epidemic

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There is a communication crisis in this country, and it is costing us billions of dollars, as well as our happiness, our health, and possibly our lives.

When your doctor gives you your diagnosis, and hands you some “helpful” reading material that is so steeped in medical jargon that you can barely understand two our of every five words…this is beyond simply being unhelpful, and easily venturing into dangerous territory, and even into the realm of the negligent. By not providing you adequate explanations of your condition, symptoms, treatment, and options, your physician is failing to “first do no harm”.… Read More...