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Health Literacy: A Key to Good Health

A young man takes two tablets daily for an illness on the advice of his doctor. Yet, when he returns for a repeat visit, his condition has worsened. The doctor is perplexed until learning, after some difficult questions, that the young man stopped taking the tablets.  They upset his stomach when he took them together every morning. The tablets were supposed to be taken separately, one in the morning and one in the evening.

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