Limited health literacy results when people are not able to find and use the health information they need. Health literacy impacts all of us. As public health professionals, we are responsible for communicating vital information to protect people's health. Too often, this information is technical and unfamiliar. Communicating health information that people can understand and use effectively should be a top priority. HealthyPeople.gov is launching a campaign to take such action in promoting health literacy. Learn more about health communication and health information technology.