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Low Health Literacy: Implications for National Health Policy

@inproceedings{Vernon2007LowHL,
  title={Low Health Literacy: Implications for National Health Policy},
  author={J. Vernon and A. Trujillo and S. Rosenbaum and Barbara DeBuono},
  year={2007}
}
An Opportunity for Change: Addressing the low health literacy problem as part of national health reform can be expected to result in major savings, as well as better health. Furthermore, the lack of stable coverage and reliable healthcare access, two pillars of appropriate healthcare, are significantly associated with low health literacy, as both problems keep people from learning to use health care appropriately and in their own best interests. 
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