Health Communications Science Digest – September 2019

September 2019 -- Vol. 10, Issue 9e

To enhance awareness of emerging health communication and marketing scientific knowledge, the Science Team in the Office of the Associate Director for Communication at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention frequently undertakes an extensive scan of the expert literature. Recent publications with particular relevance for the public health communication community are detailed here. Abstracts and PDF copies of most articles are available through the DOI hyperlink included with each citation. In some cases, however, the DOI hyperlink will not work or the publisher charges for the article. The help of your local library staff may be required in such circumstances to secure access to some publications.

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Articles of Interest
  • Acosta, F. J., Rodriguez, C. J., Cejas, M. R., Ramallo-Farina, Y., & Fernandez-Garcimartin, H. (2019). Suicide Coverage in the Digital Press Media: Adherence to World Health Organization Guidelines and Effectiveness of Different Interventions Aimed at Media Professionals. Health Commun, 1-10. doi:1080/10410236.2019.1654176external icon
  • Ahn, J., Jeon, Y. A., & Murthy, D. (2019). Differences in Health-Related Social Media Usage by Organizations and Individuals. Telemed J E Health. doi:1089/tmj.2019.0128external icon
  • Cho, Y. J., Thrasher, J. F., Reid, J. L., Hitchman, S., & Hammond, D. (2019). Youth self-reported exposure to and perceptions of vaping advertisements: Findings from the 2017 International Tobacco Control Youth Tobacco and Vaping Survey. Prev Med, 126, 105775. doi:1016/j.ypmed.2019.105775external icon
  • Craddock, J. B., Barman-Adhikari, A., Combs, K. M., Fulginiti, A., & Rice, E. (2019). Individual and Social Network Correlates of Sexual Health Communication Among Youth Experiencing Homelessness. AIDS Behav. doi:1007/s10461-019-02646-xpdf iconexternal icon
  • Daraz, L., Morrow, A. S., Ponce, O. J., Beuschel, B., Farah, M. H., Katabi, A., . . . Murad, M. H. (2019). Can Patients Trust Online Health Information? A Meta-narrative Systematic Review Addressing the Quality of Health Information on the Internet. J Gen Intern Med, 34(9), 1884-1891. doi:1007/s11606-019-05109-0pdf iconexternal icon
  • Finney Rutten, L. J., Blake, K. D., Greenberg-Worisek, A. J., Allen, S. V., Moser, R. P., & Hesse, (2019). Online Health Information Seeking Among US Adults: Measuring Progress Toward a Healthy People 2020 Objective. Public Health Rep, 33354919874074. doi:10.1177/0033354919874074external icon
  • Fontaine, G., Maheu-Cadotte, M. A., Lavallee, A., Mailhot, T., Rouleau, G., Bouix-Picasso, J., & Bourbonnais, A. (2019). Communicating Science in the Digital and Social Media Ecosystem: Scoping Review and Typology of Strategies Used by Health Scientists. JMIR Public Health Surveill, 5(3), e14447. doi:10.2196/14447external icon
  • Haglin, K., Chapman, D., Motta, M., & Kahan, D. (2019). How Localized Outbreaks and Changes in Media Coverage Affect Zika Attitudes in National and Local Contexts. Health Commun, 1-12. doi:1080/10410236.2019.1662556external icon
  • Hong, Y., & Kim, S. (2019). Influence of Presumed Media Influence for Health Prevention: How Mass Media Indirectly Promote Health Prevention Behaviors through Descriptive Norms. Health Commun, 1-11. doi:1080/10410236.2019.1663585external icon
  • Jones, A. S. K., Kleinstauber, M., Martin, L. R., Norton, S., Fernandez, J., & Petrie, K. J. (2019). Development and validation of the Health Visual Information Preference Scale. Br J Health Psychol, 24(3), 593-609. doi:1111/bjhp.12370external icon
  • Kindratt, T., Callender, L., Cobbaert, M., Wondrack, J., Bandiera, F., & Salvo, D. (2019). Health information technology use and influenza vaccine uptake among US adults. Int J Med Inform, 129, 37-42. doi:1016/j.ijmedinf.2019.05.025external icon
  • Li, L., & Peng, W. (2019). Does Health Information Technology Promote Healthy Behaviors? The Mediating Role of Self-Regulation. Health Commun, 1-10. doi:1080/10410236.2019.1663468external icon
  • Liang, B., Wang, Y., & Tsou, M. H. (2019). A “fitness” Theme May Mitigate Regional Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity: Evidence from Google Search and Tweets. J Health Commun, 1-10. doi:1080/10810730.2019.1657526external icon
  • Lupton, D. (2019). ‘The Internet Both Reassures and Terrifies’: exploring the more-than-human worlds of health information using the story completion method. Med Humanit. doi:1136/medhum-2019- pdf iconexternal icon011700pdf iconexternal icon
  • Nagler, R. H., Yzer, M. C., & Rothman, A. J. (2019). Effects of Media Exposure to Conflicting Information About Mammography: Results From a Population-based Survey Experiment. Ann Behav Med, 53(10), 896-908. doi:1093/abm/kay098
  • Roditis, M. L., Dineva, A., Smith, A., Walker, M., Delahanty, J., D’Lorio, E., & Holtz, K. D. (2019). Reactions to electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) prevention messages: results from qualitative research used to inform FDA’s first youth ENDS prevention campaign. Tob Control. doi:1136/tobaccocontrol-2019-055104pdf iconexternal icon
  • Upadhyay, S., Lord, J., & Gakh, M. (2019). Health-Information Seeking and Intention to Quit Smoking: Do Health Beliefs Have a Mediating Role? Tob Use Insights, 12, 1179173×19871310. doi:1177/1179173×19871310external icon
  • van Draanen, J., Krishna, T., Tsang, C., & Liu, S. (2019). Keeping up with the times: how national public health and governmental organizations communicate about cannabis on Twitter. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy, 14(1), 38. doi:1186/s13011-019-0224-3pdf iconexternal icon
  • van Velsen, L., Broekhuis, M., Jansen-Kosterink, S., & Op den Akker, H. (2019). Tailoring Persuasive Electronic Health Strategies for Older Adults on the Basis of Personal Motivation: Web- Based Survey Study. J Med Internet Res, 21(9), 11759. doi:2196/11759external icon

DISCLAIMER: Articles listed in the Health Communication Science Digest (HCSD) are selected by Office of the Associate Director for Communication (OADC) staff to provide current awareness of the public health communication literature. An article’s inclusion does not necessarily represent the views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention nor does it imply endorsement of the article’s methods or findings. OADC, CDC, and DHHS assume no responsibility for the factual accuracy of the items presented. The selection, omission, or content of items does not imply any endorsement or other position taken by OADC, CDC, or DHHS. Opinions, findings and conclusions expressed by the original authors of items included in the HCSD, or persons quoted therein, are strictly their own and are in no way meant to represent the opinion or views of OADC, CDC, or DHHS. References to publications, news sources, and non-CDC Websites are provided solely for informational purposes and do not imply endorsement by OADC, CDC, or DHHS.

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