The February issue of Health Communication Science Digest (HCSD or Digest) is now available athttp://www.cdc.gov/
Several studies in is month’s Digest report on Health communication campaigns and/or interventions. Tobacco use cessation (Allen, et al; Duke, et al.; Leas, et al.; Puckett, et al.) and cancer control and prevention (Anders, et al.; McAlpine, et al.) are the primary topics covered. Health message design and evaluation is the focus of many writers (Best, et al.; Guillaumier, et al.; Schwebel, et al.; Yan; Zebergs, et al.). Studies of health information delivery (Murdoch, et al.; Stephens, et al.; White, et al.), risk communication (Adame & Miller; Nan, et al.) and health literacy (Mallory-Weir, et al.) are also detailed.
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