Research Summaries & Science Bites

CDC is committed to applying and sharing research to improve health literacy. Use the resources on our Research Summaries and Science Bites pages to adapt your communication and program activities or improve their effectiveness.

Research Summaries

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Explore findings from published studies about specific health literacy topics and about the impact of health literacy interventions on health behaviors and outcomes.

Science Bites

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Science bites are brief summaries of select findings and recommendations for practice.


Page last reviewed: May 12, 2021