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Addressing the Antinomy Between Health Education and Health Literacy in Advancing Personal Health and Public Health Outcomes.

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Summary of "Addressing the Antinomy Between Health Education and Health Literacy in Advancing Personal Health and Public Health Outcomes."

Health literacy evolved from a standard of English language proficiency designed to promote patient compliance into an inferential for promoting positive health decision-making and health outcomes. In turn, the United States relegated health literacy as a national strategy to improve personal health and health care outcomes as well as reduce national health care expenditures.

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Name: The Journal of school health
ISSN: 1746-1561
Pages: 968-974

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