These articles introduce the concept of misinformation and offer background pertaining to the history of misinformation as well as the role health care professionals play in counteracting it.
Social media is widely used as a source of health information and carries the ability to influence health outcomes for the public.
Lateral reading is looking at many sources to verifying what you are reading and can help you to determine credibility, intent, and biases.
The internet is incredibly large with vast amounts of (true & false) information.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has tons of resources dedicated to health literacy.
This new KFF article covers the results of recent polling on health misinformation in the United States.
The National Academies Roundtable on Health Literacy convened three workshops to explore the impacts on health equity improved literacy practices in clinical, community, and public health settings.
The digital environment has become a key source in which individuals seek information, communicate with others, and utilize resources to make decisions.
Health Literacy, Digital Health Literacy, and COVID-19 Pandemic Attitudes and Behaviors in U.S. College Students: Implications for Interventions
This study addresses whether COVID-19-related information access, attitudes, and behaviors were associated with health and digital health literacy among college students.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) share information on health literacy basics in this resource including definitions, description of the importance of health literacy, and what can be done to improve health literacy.