This guide, a component of the Health Literacy Module, was created by Holly Tutko, Clinical Assistant Professor, NH Institute for Health Policy & Practice and Louise Buckley, Reference Librarian/Associate Professor, UNH Library
the capacity to find, assess, and apply health information (such as a health news story, a health pamphlet, counsel from a health provider, a research article, or medication directions).
This guide offers practical information to help you learn more about
Understanding what health or medical terms mean is a good first step.
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