Health Care Disparities & The Palliative Power of Understanding Science

Patients have a hard time understanding the information given by their doctor. Misinformation and pseudoscience promulgated on the web can further aggregate this problem, and because many websites are easier to understand, they can have an outsized impact on healthcare decisions. How can scientists help a diverse public understand science well enough to make informed health care choices? Where can you go for trusted sources when confronted with confusing information about your health? More information and online registration is here.