News tagged with literacy levels

Study points to health disparities in physical fitness

An Indiana University study examining disparities in physical fitness levels between older adults who are patients of safety net community health centers (CHC) and those who are members of a medically affiliated fitness center ...

Jun 04, 2011
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Struggling to follow doctor's orders

Paid caregivers make it possible for seniors to remain living in their homes. The problem, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study, is that more than one-third of caregivers had difficulty reading and understanding ...

Feb 22, 2011
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Low Literacy Can Lead to Food 'Portion Distortion'

( -- How big is a serving of spaghetti or a cup of cranberry juice? Correctly estimating the size of a food serving is important for maintaining a healthy weight, but a new study suggests people with lower literacy ...

Feb 26, 2009
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