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Good writing, good health: CDC publishes social media guide

Here at Diablogue we slog through a lot of health care reports that are loaded with jargon and sentences you need an advanced degree to unravel.

After a day of reading this stuff, it is easy to fall into the trap of writing like that.

While it’s easy to dismiss such concerns as shop talk, the reality is how we communicate in health care matters.

The U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) is trying to do something about it. They have recently published their own guide to writing for social media.

The CDC notes that nearly nine in ten adults have difficulty using the every day health information that is routinely available in health care facilities, retail outlets, media and communities.

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