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Health Literacy

Posted on January 28th, 2019 in Individual Resources

A series of educational articles raising awareness of consumer health care issues with the purpose of improving health literacy.

Learn how you can earn two $25 gift cards by participating in our new, Jeopardy-like monthly quiz program,  Quizzify. You will also become a wiser health care consumer, save money and improve your health! Every month we will send you a 10-question quiz about healthcare, health and lifestyle. Learn more and register to play.

Learn more about when you need the following and when you don't.

Colonoscopy -- Protect yourself from unnecessary tests and colon cancer.

Health Checkups -- Learn more about when to schedule and what tests are appropriate.

Allergy Tests -- Read how to manage allergies and hives.

Bone-density Tests -- Keep your bones strong.

Antibiotics -- Discover steps you can take to reduce use of antibiotics.

Medical Scans -- Learn about the hazards of medical scans.