National Academy of Medicine

Integration of Oral Health and Primary Care: Communication, Coordination and Referral

Abstract This discussion paper focuses on some particularly challenging aspects of bridging primary care and oral hea
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The Case for Health Literacy – Moving from Equality to Liberation

The majority of health literacy research focuses on providing support to patients and strengthening individual health literacy skills. Th
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Health Literacy Insights for Health Crises

Introduction Typically, the authorities and experts on public health practices are public health officials. The public expects these officials to offer import
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Health Literacy and the Arts: An Intersection Worth Exploring

Introduction In recent years, health literacy is increasingly viewed as aligning complexities and tasks with people’s skills and abilities.
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Improving Collaboration among Health Communication, Health Education, and Health Literacy

Health communication, health education, and health literacy are rooted in a common understanding of human communi
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Building Health Literacy and Family Engagement in Head Start Communities: A Case Study

Policy makers, government agencies, and community organizations seeking to improve health outcomes in vulnerable po
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The Democratization of Health Care: A Vital Direction for Health and Health Care

The US health care delivery system is in the midst of a transformation. For generations, it was rooted in a transactional
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