The tremendous and credible internet sources can also

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activities being conducted. The tremendous and credible internet sources can also be used to improve the health literacy of individuals since most of the population uses the internet. Without the help of the population itself, it is almost impossible to create worthy health care, especially for such a large population as the USA population. It is extremely necessary to take measures to increase the health literacy of the population, as this leads to improved prevention, reduced morbidity, and shortened disease.
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CONSUMER HEALTH LITERACY References Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (Executive Producer) (2012). Interview with Rachelle Toman, M.D. Ph.D. Rockville, MD: Author. Retrieved from - doctor/videos/clinician06/index.html Cheng, C. & Dunn, M. (2015). Health literacy and the Internet: a study on the readability of Australian online health information. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health , 39(4), 309-314. Egbert, N. & Nanna, K.M. (2009). Health Literacy: Challenges and Strategies. The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing , 14(3), Manuscript 1. Huff, C. (2011). Does your patient really understand? H&HN, 85 (10), 34. Johnson, A. (2015). Health literacy: how nurses can make a difference. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing , 33(2), 20-27. Kickbusch, I. (2008). Health literacy: An essential skill for the twenty-first century. Health Education, 108 (2), 101-104. Kickbusch, I., Wait, S. & Maag, D. (2008). Navigating Health. The Role of Health Literacy . Alliance for Health and the Future. McGonigle, D., & Mastrian, K. G. (2015). Nursing informatics and the foundation of knowledge (3rd ed.) . Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning. McInnes, N. & Haglund, B. (2011). Readability of online health information: Implications for health literacy. Informatics for Health and Social Care , 36(4), 173-89.
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