Health Communication Science Digest – February 2013Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent this bulletin at 02/26/2013 02:36 PM EST
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The February 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 five articles co-authored by our CDC colleagues including Bret M. Atkins (OPHPR/DSLR), Cynthia Baur (OD/OADC), Daniel R. Feikin (NCEZID/DPEI), Ingrid J. Hall (NCCDPHP/DCPC), Kimberly D. Leeks (NCHHSTP/DHPIRS), Terry Pechacek (NCCDPHP/OSH), Laura J. Ross (OPHPR/DSLR), and Yasmine Zavahir (OSELS/DLSS). Congratulations to all!
Topics covered by articles this month in the Digest include cancer information seeking, graphics in health information presentations, health disparities and equity, health literacy, health messaging (both positive and negative) through entertainment television, HPV prevention, mammography screening campaign tailoring, physical activity, public responses to bioterrorism and environmental incidents, social media use by health departments and in health interventions, theory and model use in health communication and social marketing practice, and tobacco cessation and prevention.
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Associate Director for Communication Science
Office of the Associate Director for Communication
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA