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Chicago Public Media Highlights National Health Care Decisions Day

We remember 80 percent of what we see, but only 10 percent of what we hear.

Visuals also increase understanding – one experiment found that 95 percent of people understood how to use medicines when images were included, while only 70 percent understood text-only directions.

Seeing ideas manifested in an entirely new way is energizing the care decisions of Chicagoans of all ages this week…helping them to make connections and reveal the right way forward for each person.

Here’s Dr. Alex Thomas (a pediatrician!) and comic artist talking with Chicago Public Radio’s Tony Sarabia about his giant National Health Care Decisions Day installation in the State of Illinois Building.