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Health Literacy

Engage Young Adults in Health Literacy; Teach Them to Take Flu Seriously

Editor’s note: Perhaps because flu is familiar and usually survivable, it doesn’t always get the respect it deserves. In “It’s Just the Flu: Father Recounts College Student’s Life-and-Death Battle,” WBUR’s Carey Goldberg observes that college students may be particularly vulnerable to conditions like the flu, which can quickly turn serious and even deadly. Living away […]

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Susan Carr Susan Carr is a medical editor and writer specializing in patient safety and engagement. In addition to curating the EngagingPatients blog, she produces publications for the Betsy Lehman Center in Boston and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. Susan lives and works in Lunenburg, Massachusetts.

Susan Carr has 81 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

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Health Literacy

Children’s Health System Offers Health Literacy Curriculum for High School Students

Job 1 for adolescents is to gain knowledge and independence as they navigate an increasingly complex world. That includes gradually assuming responsibility for their own healthcare needs, especially as they prepare to leave home for college, work or other adventures as mature adults. High schools have long offered health or “sex-ed” classes, which should include […]

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Susan Carr Susan Carr is a medical editor and writer specializing in patient safety and engagement. In addition to curating the EngagingPatients blog, she produces publications for the Betsy Lehman Center in Boston and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. Susan lives and works in Lunenburg, Massachusetts.

Susan Carr has 81 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

Check out my: Twitter