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New Federal Policy Initiatives To Boost Health Literacy Can Help The Nation Move Beyond The Cycle Of Costly 'Crisis Care', Jan. 2012

Attributes of a Health Literate Organization [PDF], paper from the Insitute of Medicine

CDC launches new website: Health Literacy: Accurate, Accessible and Actionable Health Information for All

National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy—Plan and summary released May 2010 by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

Health Literacy as a Universal Precaution—Toolkit created by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

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