Navigating the Health Care System:
Improving Your Health Literacy
"There is a truism in health care: When you don't fully understand or can't act on information about your health care, you are more likely to be in poorer health. Nearly all of us, about 9 of every 10 American adults, have some problems with health literary."
Read the entire article by Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D. at http://www.ahrq.gov/consumer/cc/cc090710.htm