Health Literacy Resources
Below are excellent resources that align with the Health Literacy efforts of the OK2Ask Campaign:
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Center for Disease Control
CDC.gov provides users with credible, reliable health information on nearly every topic. With an easy searching tool, it is an excellent start to gaining health information.
Girls Health--Talking to your doctor
Answering questions, filling out papers, getting poked and prodded — going to the doctor may stress you out! If it does, remember that you’ll get used to working with doctors, nurses, and other health professionals. Check out the different information on making appointments, questions to ask and more!
This web site offers information about the health insurance market so that consumers can be sure they're getting the best value. It provides comprehensive, personalized and easy-to-understand information on health insurance options.
Useful to find information on a wide range of health topics selected from approximately 1,400 government and non-profit organizations to bring you the best, most reliable health information.
Health Topics: Doctor Visits (HealthFinder.gov)
Links to important information for doctor visits with categories on regular check-ups, screening tests, shots, talking with doctor.
Familydoctor.org - Health Information for the Whole Family
Known as “health information for the whole family”. Resources include information on diseases and conditions, prevention and wellness and
health tools for all family age groups.
Prevea Health Website
This is a local health provider’s website that contains information on services they provide as well as a section called “your wellness”. This section provides great wellness tips on food, fitness, emotional wellbeing and prevention.
Reliable Health Information on the Internet: A Reference Guide
Complete guide to finding reliable and accurate health information on the internet. It touches on what to look for and also contains a list of reliable websites that exist for a number of health topics including staying well, prescription and family health.
Talking With Your Doctor: A Guide for Older People (National Institute on Aging)
This is an excellent guide for talking with your doctor and goes step by step of the different barriers you have when talking to your doctor.