Q&A: Healthline Media creates language guide to destigmatize health topics

Q&A: Healthline Media creates language guide to destigmatize health topics

Healthline Media recently announced the launch of its Conscious Language Guide, a tool that health care professionals can use to communicate with patients in a more “empathetic and non-stigmatizing” way, according to the organization.The guide includes specific language suggestions for 11 health-related topics: autism; disability; food access and availability; food security; HIV; mental health; racism, race and ethnicity; sex and sexual health; sex vs. gender; substance use; and suicide.“Conscious language isn’t about limiting what people can say, it’s aboutRead More

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