Science Communication and Science Literacy: A Round Table Discussion (Part 2)

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K. C. Cole, George Johnson, and Barbara Schall conduct a round table discussion on science communication and science literacy at the 2012 "Becoming Engaged" Workshop.

Science Communication and Science Literacy: A Round Table Discussion (Part 1)

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K. C. Cole, George Johnson, and Barbara Schall conduct a round table discussion on science communication and science literacy at the 2012 "Becoming Engaged" Workshop.

Science Communication and Science Literacy

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Barbara Schaal speaks at the 2012 "Becoming Engaged" Workshop on the challenges in increasing science communication and literacy among the public.

Functional Health Literacy by Andrea Backes

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Functional health literacy (FHL) is defined as the ability to read, understand, and act on health information.1 The Institute of Medicine estimates that nearly half of all American adults lack these crucial skills, which prevent them from functioning effectively and safely in today’s complex healthcare system.2 Previous studies have shown that patients with low FHL are less likely to comprehend written patient education materials on their chronic disease state and are more likely to...