The April issue of Health Communication Science Digest (HCSD or Digest) is now available athttp://www.cdc.gov/
This month in the Digest several authors report on health communication campaigns and/or interventionsconducted using a variety of media (Antonishak, et al.; Aventin, et al.; Ayala, et al.; Eden, et al.; Hofstetter, et al.; Larsson; Perez, et al.).
Health message design considerations (Haydarov & Gordon; Kim, et al.; Macario & Matiella) andmessage targeting and tailoring (Blake, et al.; Grootens-Wiegers, et al.; Landrine & Corral; Sheng & Simpon) are the focus of many writers.
Studies of risk communication (Brummette & Fussell Sisco; Nijkrake, et al.; Ott & Theunissen; Retzbach & Maier), health literacy (Curtis, et al.; Griffey, et al.), and new media health content (Abramson, et al.; Yang, et al.) are also detailed.
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