Health literacy is “the degree to which an individual has the capacity to obtain, communicate, process, and understand basic health information and services to make appropriate health decisions.” (Source: CDC)
This guide will provide you with the basics on:
-Where to find quality health information online
-How to evaluate health information found online
-How to understand medical terminology
-Where to find academic sources for research on health and medical topics
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The A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations.