Health Communication Science Digest -- May 2014Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent this bulletin at 06/03/2014 10:29 AM EDT
The May issue of Health Communication Science Digest (HCSD or Digest) is now available athttp://www.cdc.gov/healthcommunication/ScienceDigest/index.html
In the Digest this month: Several authors report on health message design considerations (Andrews, et al.; Blanc & Brigaud; de Irala, et al.; Gollust & Cappella; Greaney, et al.; Kim, et al.; Rinaldi-Miles, et al.). Factors affectinghealth information use and satisfaction are examined by Bol, et al.; Cunningham, et al.; and Hovick, et al.Health communication evaluation and research (Emery, et al.; Gibson, et al.; Neuman, et al.) and health literacy (Armin, et al.; Heerman, et al.; Ownby, et al.) are the focus of several papers. Aspects of both crisis and risk communication (Oh, et al.) and audience targeting and tailoring (Jou, et al.; Najib Balbale, et al.) are also reported.
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