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Waukesha County Federated Library System Health Literacy Project
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What is health literacy?

Find questions to your health questions

"The degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions."

(Healthy People 2010, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)


Find answers 

For Consumers Find answers to your health questions.  Readingreading image, videovideo image, and audioaudio image formats are found here. Use the Search box in the upper left corner to look for a disease or condition on this website.


For Professionals Help patients understand. Sources on delivering health information with health literacy and patient safety in mind.


For Librarians  Additional health literacy resources for information professionals.

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