While health literacy has been widely studied, there is a lack of research concerning health literacy and youth, and almost no research has examined the relationship between health literacy and media use. Has Internet access improved health literacy skills, and are youth with limited health literacy at a disadvantage when it comes to understanding and using the information they find? Jennifer Manganello, Ph.D., will explore these ideas, present data from a teen health literacy study, and discuss ideas for future research.

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