The November issue of Health Communication Science Digest (HCSD or Digest) is now available athttp://www.cdc.gov/
In the Digest this month several articles examine health literacy (Chisolm, et al.; Geboers, et al.; Goggins, et al.; Gordon, et al.; E. Hahn, et al.; J. Hahn, et al.; Rogers, et al.). Most of these papers are from a Journal of Health Communication special issue “Highlighting Progress in the Field of Health Literacy Research” which you can access at http://www.tandfonline.com/
toc/uhcm20/19/sup2#. VHS3k3ZOmX8. Studies reporting on health communication intervention design and evaluation (Baquero, et al.; Shaw, et al.; Ybarra, et al.), health messages effects (Choi & Forster; Manika, et al.; Regan, et al.), and health information seeking (Bhandari, et al.; Kuttschreuter, et al.) are also included. And, many writers examinehealth message design factors (Hoeken & Sinkeldam; Lazard & Mackert; Nothwehr, et al.; Yong, et al.; Zeng-Treitler, 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.
We hope that you find the Health Communication Science Digest useful and invite you to provide us with feedback for improvement. Please send us articles that you would like to share with others—articles you or your colleagues have published or found useful.
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We wish you much success in your public health work!
Associate Director for Communication Science
Office of the Associate Director for Communication
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA