Tag: Health Literacy
Health Literacy Tips
How often do you scroll through a website or social media and click on a post written about health or wellness? With the internet at our fingertips health information is only a click away. Reading online can make staying up-to-date and healthy easier, but how do we know if we can trust what we read? Just because it is on the internet does not mean it is true. No matter what I am reading, I always ask myself these three questions to help me find out if I can trust what the post says.
Is Your Child Safely Seated In Your Car?
As parents and caregivers, we always want the best for our children, the best food, clothes, schools, neighborhoods and for them to be safe. Despite our best intentions to keep our children safe, as many as 80 percent of child safety seats are improperly installed.
Save money on health care
Open enrollment season for choosing your health insurance is here.
October is Health Literacy Month
Each day, people face choices about their health.
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It's "Ok2Ask" about your health
Why is it that we are willing to ask Siri on our iPhones just about anything, but many of us don’t feel comfortable asking our own doctor questions when we don’t understand?
Talking with your doctor is major step to good health
Have you ever left the doctor’s office unsure of what the doctor said or what you should do next? You are not alone.
Understanding health care instructions can be challenging
Findings from a survey and five focus groups conducted over the past two years by the Healthy Sheboygan County 2020 Health Literacy Committee indicate understanding health care instructions can be an especially daunting task for certain groups such as the elderly, young people new to the system, and individuals whose primary language is not English.
Preparing for your physician appointment
Preparation is important in life and preparing to see your physician is no different. Whether it’s a first time or a return visit to a doctor, being prepared will take some anxiety out of the visit as well as allow both you and your physician to focus on your concerns.