Health Communication Science Digest -- December 2013Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent this bulletin at 12/23/2013 02:51 PM EST
We wish you all Happy Holidays! and thought we’d give you a gift: The December issue of Health Communication Science Digest (HCSD or Digest) is now available athttp://www.cdc.gov/healthcommunication/ScienceDigest/index.html
This month in the Digest there are several papers reporting the effectiveness of public health communication messaging (Auchincloss et al; Beales & Kulick; Chang [2 papers]; Dillard & Main; Glanz et al; Huang & Yang; Lee, J.). Other reports examine audience segmentation and targeting (McInnes et al; Owen et al; Stanton & Guion) and aspects of health message framing (Berger & Iyengar; Jernigan et al; Kang & Walsh-Childers; Lee, S. et al; Schuldt; Smith et al). Issues in public health communication via newmedia (Abroms et al) and risk communication (Blanton et al) are reported. Health communication strategies are also highlighted (Marshall; Parvanta 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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We wish you much success and joy in your public health work in the New Year!
Associate Director for Communication Science
Office of the Associate Director for Communication
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA