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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 […]


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.

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