New release of the Health Communication Science DigestCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent this bulletin at 02/05/2013 03:06 PM EST
The January issue of Health Communication Science Digest (HCSD or Digest) is now available at http://www.cdc.gov/healthcommunication/ScienceDigest/index.html
This month in the Digest you’ll find:
- Emerging ideas on health literacy are presented in the works of Grice et al. and Schulz & Nakamoto.
- The application of health communication and social marketing theory to public health practice in studies by Dearing et al., Keller & Fay, and Montague & Porteous.
- Three studies, working with adolescents and emerging adults, examine sexual health communications (see Eisenberg, et al., Hennessy et al., and Khurana & Cooksey).
- New developments for improved health message design and delivery are reported in the works of Aronson et al., Jerant et al., Langford et al., and Moyer-Gusé et al.
- Aspects of risk communication are studied by Makinson et al. and Welschen et al.
- New media are the focus of reports by Chou et al., Corstjens & Umblijs, Deluca et al., Liu-Thompkins, Nundy et al., and Whitehill et al.
Please remember that you can access all issues of the “Health Communication Science Digest” series online via the searchable Health Communication Science Digest Archive.
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