Summary: Instruments or technological means of communication that reach large numbers of people with a common message: press, radio, television, etc.
Publications225 found, 100 shown here
- The polarizing effect of news media messages about the social determinants of healthSarah E Gollust
University of Pennsylvania, 3641 Locust Walk, Room 302, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6218, USA
Am J Public Health 99:2160-7. 2009..These results signify that increasing public awareness of the social determinants of health may not uniformly increase public support for policy action...
- Contemporary neuroscience in the mediaEric Racine
Neuroethics Research Unit, Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montreal, 110 avenue des Pins Ouest, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1R7, Canada
Soc Sci Med 71:725-33. 2010..We also discuss the impact of these findings on neuroscience and on the respective contributions of the social sciences and the biological sciences in contemporary psychiatry and mental health policy...
- Science priorities. Inappropriate use and portrayal of chimpanzeesS R Ross
Lester E. Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
Science 319:1487. 2008
- Using mass media and the Internet as tools to diagnose hepatitis C infections in the general populationFreke R Zuure
Cluster Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Am J Prev Med 40:345-52. 2011..Many individuals with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are undiagnosed...
- Health and media: an overviewClive Seale
Department of Human Sciences, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex
Sociol Health Illn 25:513-31. 2003
- Advocacy for public health: a primerS Chapman
School of Public Health, A27 University of Sydney, Sydney 2006, Australia
J Epidemiol Community Health 58:361-5. 2004..Public health advocacy is the strategic use of news media to advance a public policy initiative, often in the face of opposition...
- Effectiveness and cost effectiveness of television, radio and print advertisements in promoting the New York smokers' quitlineMatthew C Farrelly
Public Health Policy Research Program, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Tob Control 16:i21-3. 2007..This study assessed the relative effectiveness and cost effectiveness of television, radio and print advertisements to generate calls to the New York smokers' quitline...
- The impact of media coverage on the transmission dynamics of human influenzaJean M Tchuenche
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
BMC Public Health 11:S5. 2011....
- Telling stories: news media, health literacy and public policy in CanadaMichael Hayes
Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6
Soc Sci Med 64:1842-52. 2007b>Mass media are very influential in shaping discourses about health but few studies have examined the extent to which newspaper coverage of such stories reflect issues embedded in health policy documents...
- Risk, its perception and the media: the MMR controversyAlison Jane Hackett
Community Pract 81:22-5. 2008..Otherwise, the public's trust in the healthcare professional will be undermined...
- A decade of controversy: balancing policy with evidence in the regulation of prescription drug advertisingDominick L Frosch
Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Am J Public Health 100:24-32. 2010..We propose guidelines for improving the utility of prescription drug advertising...
- Diabetes portrayals in North American print media: a qualitative and quantitative analysisMelanie Rock
Department of Community Health Sciences, Health Sciences Centre, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
Am J Public Health 95:1832-8. 2005..This study investigated how media coverage has portrayed diabetes as newsworthy...
- Mass media interventions for promoting HIV testing: Cochrane systematic reviewJ Vidanapathirana
National HIV/AIDS Prevetion Project, Sri Lanka
Int J Epidemiol 35:233-4. 2006
- Exposure to mass media health information, skin cancer beliefs, and sun protection behaviors in a United States probability sampleJennifer Hay
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, New York, New York 10022, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 61:783-92. 2009The mass media is increasingly important in shaping a range of health beliefs and behaviors.
- Do mass media affect Medicare beneficiaries' use of diabetes services?Charles P Schade
West Virginia Medical Institute, Charleston, West Virginia 25304, USA
Am J Prev Med 29:51-3. 2005Appropriate secondary preventive care for people with diabetes can reduce complications and premature death, yet many people with diabetes do not get these services. Mass media may influence individual health behavior.
- Impact of smoking images in magazines on the smoking attitudes and intentions of youth: an experimental investigationOwen B J Carter
Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer Control, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
Tob Control 16:368-72. 2007..To determine the effect of magazine incidental smoking imagery on youths' smoking intentions...
- Impact of mass media campaigns on the knowledge and attitudes of pregnant Nigerian women towards HIV/AIDSS J Etuk
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, PMB 1115, Calabar, Nigeria
Trop Doct 35:101-2. 2005..While most knew about HIV and that it could be transmitted sexually, knowledge of mother-to-child transmission was poor. Only 23% knew that HIV could be transmitted by breast milk. In all, 85% would not care for a relative with AIDS...
- Mass media influences on sexualityJane D Brown
School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3365, USA
J Sex Res 39:42-5. 2002The mainstream mass media (television, magazines, movies, music, and the Internet) provide increasingly frequent portrayals of sexuality...
- The evaluation of a mass media campaign aimed at weight gain prevention among young Dutch adultsBirgitte Wammes
Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Room AE124, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2780-9. 2007The objective was to evaluate a 3-year nationwide mass media campaign aimed at preventing weight gain...
- To what extent do mass media health messages trigger patients' contacts with their GPs?Tina Eriksson
Department of General Practice, Centre of Health and Society, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, Postboks 2099, 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
Br J Gen Pract 55:212-7. 2005A recent Cochrane review concluded that mass media intervention may play an important role in influencing the use of health services, but little is known about the effects of unplanned untargeted information in the media.
- Commentary: Searching for media effectsSteven R Thomsen
Department of Communication, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602, USA
Int J Epidemiol 36:1078-9. 2007
- Youth audience segmentation strategies for smoking-prevention mass media campaigns based on message appealBrian S Flynn
Office of Health Promotion Research, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington
Health Educ Behav 34:578-93. 2007b>Mass media interventions are among the strategies recommended for youth cigarette smoking prevention, but little is known about optimal methods for reaching diverse youth audiences...
- Mass media and community interventions to reduce alcohol use by early adolescentsBrian S Flynn
Office of Health Promotion Research, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, One South Prospect Street, Arnold 4425, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
J Stud Alcohol 67:66-74. 2006..b>Mass media interventions have been shown to be effective in reducing use of other substances by adolescents...
- To burn or not to burn: an advocate's report from the fieldA McGuire
Trauma Foundation, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
Inj Prev 11:264-6. 2005
- The mass media are an important context for adolescents' sexual behaviorKelly Ladin L'Engle
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3365, USA
J Adolesc Health 38:186-92. 2006This study compared influences from the mass media (television, music, movies, magazines) on adolescents' sexual intentions and behaviors to other socialization contexts, including family, religion, school, and peers.
- Theresa Schiavo's tragedy and ours, tooJames L Bernat
Neurology 71:964-5. 2008
- Body image and eating disorders amongst Japanese adolescents. A review of the literatureNaomi Chisuwa
Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Australia
Appetite 54:5-15. 2010..Strategies for culturally appropriate prevention are discussed...
- Response of mass media, tobacco industry and smokers to the introduction of graphic cigarette pack warnings in AustraliaCaroline L Miller
Cancer Council South Australia, South Australia, Australia
Eur J Public Health 19:644-9. 2009..In the year 2006, Australia introduced graphic cigarette packet warnings. Previous warnings were text only. New warnings include one of 14 pictures, many depicting tobacco-related pathology...
- Sources and coverage of medical news on front pages of US newspapersWilliam Y Y Lai
Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
PLoS ONE 4:e6856. 2009..We thus quantified the level of visibility achieved by front-page medical stories in the United States and analyzed their news sources...
- Are there different sociocultural influences on body image and body change strategies for overweight adolescent boys and girls?Marita P McCabe
School of Psychology, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
Eat Behav 11:156-63. 2010..Sociocultural pressures also predicted muscle increase for overweight and normal weight girls. Implications for intervention and prevention programs for overweight adolescent boys and girls are discussed...
- Mass media and sexual health behaviour of college students in Nigeria: a study of Lagos State UniversityWusu Onipede
Departmenent of Sociology, Lagos State University, Ojo, Nigeria
East Afr J Public Health 6:303-8. 2009This paper examines the effects of mass media on the sexual health behaviour of single college students in Nigeria. Simple random sampling procedure was adopted...
- Effects of mass media coverage on timing and annual receipt of influenza vaccination among Medicare elderlyByung Kwang Yoo
Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Division of Health Policy and Outcomes Research, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 644, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Health Serv Res 45:1287-309. 2010To measure the association between mass media coverage on flu-related topics and influenza vaccination, regarding timing and annual vaccination rates, among the nationally representative community-dwelling elderly.
- The unbearable lightness of health science reporting: a week examining Italian print mediaLuca Iaboli
Department of Emergency Medicine, Santa Maria Nuova Hospital, Reggio Emilia, Italy
PLoS ONE 5:e9829. 2010..Moreover, we attempted to score the balance of the articles...
- Body dissatisfaction, engagement in body change behaviors and sociocultural influences on body image among Chinese adolescentsXiaoyan Xu
Sichuan Normal University, Chengdu, China
Body Image 7:156-64. 2010..Pressure from the media and adult relatives was also predictive of body change behaviors in both males and females. The findings are discussed in relation to previous research in both Western and non-Western contexts...
- Contributions of parents, peers, and media to attitudes toward homosexuality: investigating sex and ethnic differencesJerel P Calzo
Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
J Homosex 56:1101-16. 2009....
- Adolescent sex and mass media: a developmental approachJ R Chapin
Communications, Penn State University, Monaca, Pennsylvania 15061, USA
Adolescence 35:799-811. 2000..Media research informed by knowledge of adolescent development may be able to clarify this connection, and model development is discussed here...
- Interpersonal influences on late adolescent girls' and boys' disordered eatingLauren B Shomaker
Department of Psychology, University of Denver, 2155 South Race Street, Denver, CO 80208, United States
Eat Behav 10:97-106. 2009..Findings underscore the significance of interpersonal relationships for disordered eating during late adolescence in both girls and boys...
- Mass media campaign improves cervical screening across all socio-economic groupsJenny O Anderson
Crisis Support Services, Footscray, Victoria, Australia
Health Educ Res 24:867-75. 2009Low socio-economic status (SES) has been associated with lower cervical screening rates. Mass media is one known strategy that can increase cervical screening participation...
- Quality of pharmaceutical industry press releases based on original researchBindee Kuriya
Department of Rheumatology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
PLoS ONE 3:e2828. 2008..Therefore, we sought to systematically examine pharmaceutical company press releases about original research for measures of quality...
- Mass media and healthy agingLaurie A Wadsworth
Department of Human Nutrition, St Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
J Nutr Elder 27:319-31. 2008..Implications for health practitioners and research are discussed in the context of these consequences...
- "Get smart Colorado": impact of a mass media campaign to improve community antibiotic useRalph Gonzales
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
Med Care 46:597-605. 2008..Large-scale strategies are needed to reduce overuse of antibiotics in US communities...
- Changing social norms: a mass media campaign for youth ages 12-18Eileen Schmidt
Health Protection, Fraser Health
Can J Public Health 100:41-5. 2009To create a mass media campaign that endeavours to a) denormalize tobacco use among youth aged 12-18, b) empower youth to stay tobacco product free, and c) increase awareness of the dangers of tobacco use, while using positive messaging.
- Media reporting of health interventions: signs of improvement, but major problems persistAmanda Wilson
Discipline of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
PLoS ONE 4:e4831. 2009..This analysis of more than 1200 stories in the Australian media compares different types of media outlets and examines reporting trends over time...
- Evaluation of EX: a national mass media smoking cessation campaignDonna M Vallone
Legacy s Research and Evaluation Department, Washington, DC, USA
Am J Public Health 101:302-9. 2011We used longitudinal data to examine the relationship between confirmed awareness of a national, branded, mass media smoking cessation campaign and cessation outcomes.
- Targeting and tailoring physical activity information using print and information technologiesMelissa A Napolitano
Center for Physical Activity Research, Brown Medical School and the Miriam Hospital Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
Exerc Sport Sci Rev 30:122-8. 2002..This paper focuses on targeting and tailoring physical activity information, and the use of mediated interventions, specifically those using print, and other information technologies for promoting physical activity...
- Impact of tobacco control policies and mass media campaigns on monthly adult smoking prevalenceMelanie A Wakefield
Centre for Behavioral Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
Am J Public Health 98:1443-50. 2008..We sought to assess the impact of several tobacco control policies and televised antismoking advertising on adult smoking prevalence...
- Uptake and effectiveness of the Australian telephone Quitline service in the context of a mass media campaignC L Miller
Tobacco Control Research and Evaluation, The Cancer Council South Australia, Unley, Australia
Tob Control 12:ii53-8. 2003Since June 1997, Australia has run its first nationally coordinated mass media anti-smoking campaign, with all States collaborating to offer a standard Quitline service...
- Has the surge in media attention increased public awareness about colorectal cancer and screening?Paul C Schroy
Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, Boston University School of Medicine, 85 E Concord St, Suite 7715, Boston, MA 02118, USA
J Community Health 33:1-9. 2008..Race and education were independent correlates of knowledge. These data suggest that recent media campaigns have been effective in increasing public awareness about CRC risk and screening but important gaps in knowledge remain...
- Media exposure to bioterrorism: stress and the anthrax attacksAngela Liegey Dougall
Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Psychiatry 68:28-42. 2005..Determining the nature and consequences of media exposure to threatening and frightening events like terrorism will help predict and manage response to future bioterrorism...
- Exposure to the mass media, body shape concerns, and use of supplements to improve weight and shape among male and female adolescentsAlison E Field
Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Pediatrics 116:e214-20. 2005..To assess the prevalence and correlates of products used to improve weight and shape among male and female adolescents...
- Information needs and sources of information among cancer patients: a systematic review of research (1980-2003)Lila J Finney Rutten
Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, EPN 4051A, MSC 7365, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Patient Educ Couns 57:250-61. 2005..Future research should examine cancer patients' information needs and sources throughout their cancer journey...
- Impact of the media on adolescent sexual attitudes and behaviorsS Liliana Escobar-Chaves
Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77225 0036, USA
Pediatrics 116:303-26. 2005Adolescents in the United States are engaging in sexual activity at early ages and with multiple partners. The mass media have been shown to affect a broad range of adolescent health-related attitudes and behaviors including violence, ..
- A 10-year retrospective of research in health mass media campaigns: where do we go from here?Seth M Noar
Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington, 40506, USA
J Health Commun 11:21-42. 2006b>Mass media campaigns have long been a tool for promoting public health...
- A scoping review of research on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and the mass media: looking back, moving forwardLaura C Weeks
Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, Canada
BMC Complement Altern Med 8:43. 2008..A scoping review was conducted to: 1) determine the amount, focus and nature of research on CAM and the mass media; and 2) summarize and disseminate related research results.
- False hopes, unwarranted fears: the trouble with medical news storiesVirginia Barbour
PLoS Med 5:e118. 2008
- Self-management education en masse: effectiveness of the Back Pain: Don't Take It Lying Down mass media campaignRachelle Buchbinder
Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Med J Aust 189:S29-32. 2008..Use of mass media to deliver community health messages is a well established public health strategy...
- Myriad and the mass media: the covering of a gene patent controversyTimothy Caulfield
Health Law Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Genet Med 9:850-5. 2007..We explore how the print media in four jurisdictions framed the controversy surrounding Myriad Genetic's BRCA patents and consider the possible influence of media on public perceptions and policy reform...
- The 2005 British Columbia Smoking Cessation Mass Media Campaign and short-term changes in smokingLynda Gagné
School of Public Administration at University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
J Public Health Manag Pract 13:296-306. 2007The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of the 2005 British Columbia Ministry of Health Smoking Cessation Mass Media Campaign on short-term smoking behavior.
- Promoting healthy eating and physical activity short-term effects of a mass media campaignChristopher E Beaudoin
Department of Community Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
Am J Prev Med 32:217-23. 2007..Soaring obesity levels present a severe health risk in the United States, especially in low-income minority populations...
- The extent to which tobacco marketing and tobacco use in films contribute to children's use of tobacco: a meta-analysisRobert J Wellman
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1285-96. 2006..To quantify the effect of exposure on initiation of tobacco use among adolescents...
- News media coverage of screening mammography for women in their 40s and tamoxifen for primary prevention of breast cancerLisa M Schwartz
VA Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
JAMA 287:3136-42. 2002....
- Giving legs to restless legs: a case study of how the media helps make people sickSteven Woloshin
Veterans Affairs Outcomes Group, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
PLoS Med 3:e170. 2006
- Evidence-based journalism: a forlorn hope?Norman Swan
The Health Report, ABC Radio National, GPO Box 9994, Sydney, NSW 2001, Australia
Med J Aust 183:194-5. 2005..Media outlets have as much responsibility as ever to maintain standards...
- Physical activity promotion through the mass media: inception, production, transmission and consumptionSara-Jane Finlay
Institute of Communication and Culture, The University of Toronto at Mississauga, Toronto, ON, Canada L5L 1C6
Prev Med 40:121-30. 2005..RESULTS: Overall, recent studies support mass media interventions in influencing short-term physical activity message recall and to a lesser extent associated ..
- Wheeling Walks: a community campaign using paid media to encourage walking among sedentary older adultsBill Reger
Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506 9190, USA
Prev Med 35:285-92. 2002b>Mass media may effect communitywide changes in health awareness, attitude, and behavior, but the approach remains unproven for physical activity.
- Ecstasy: America's new "reefer madness"Marsha Rosenbaum
San Francisco Office of the Drug Policy Alliance, San Francisco, California 94123, USA
J Psychoactive Drugs 34:137-42. 2002..This article looks at the history, epidemiology, and politics of Ecstasy, the media's response, and the ways in which media and government reaction will compromise harm reduction and safety...
- Mass education for obesity prevention: the penetration of the BBC's 'Fighting Fat, Fighting Fit' campaignJ Wardle
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
Health Educ Res 16:343-55. 2001....
- Effectiveness of a mass media campaign to recruit young adults for testing of Chlamydia trachomatis by use of home obtained and mailed samplesB Andersen
Research Unit and Department for General Practice, Vennelyst Boulevard 6, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
Sex Transm Infect 77:416-8. 2001..To evaluate the effectiveness of a structured information campaign aiming to recruit young adults for a Chlamydia trachomatis test by use of a non-invasive, home obtained and mailed sample...
- Mass media, 'monsters' and mental health clients: the need for increased lobbyingJ R Cutcliffe
Mental Health Nursing and Practice Development, School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Belfast, UK
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 8:315-21. 2001A review of the limited empirical and theoretical literature indicates that current mass media representations of mental health service users appear to emphasize violence, dangerousness and criminality...
- The mass media and the prevention of child behavior problems: the evaluation of a television series to promote positive outcomes for parents and their childrenM R Sanders
Parenting and Family Support Centre, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 41:939-48. 2000..All post-intervention effects were maintained at 6-month follow-up. Implications for public health approaches to family mental health are discussed...
- Mass media release of medical research results: an analysis of antihypertensive drug prescribing in the aftermath of the calcium channel blocker scare of March 1995Margaret E Brunt
Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
J Gen Intern Med 18:84-94. 2003..No immediate change in other cardiovascular drug classes occurred following journal publication. CONCLUSIONS: Intense media publicity regarding a controversial study measurably and unpredictably changed prescription claims...
- The effect of experimental presentation of thin media images on body satisfaction: a meta-analytic reviewLisa M Groesz
Department of Psychology, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio 43022-9623, USA
Int J Eat Disord 31:1-16. 2002OBJECTIVE: The effect of experimental manipulations of the thin beauty ideal, as portrayed in the mass media, on female body image was evaluated using meta-analysis...
- Getting to the truth: evaluating national tobacco countermarketing campaignsMatthew C Farrelly
Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Am J Public Health 92:901-7. 2002..This study examines how the American Legacy Foundation's "truth" campaign and Philip Morris's "Think. Don't Smoke" campaign have influenced youths' attitudes, beliefs, and intentions toward tobacco...
- Media coverage as a risk factor in suicideS Stack
Department of Criminal Justice, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
Inj Prev 8:IV30-2. 2002....
- A model of mechanisms underlying the influence of media on health behaviour normsLise Renaud
Groupe de recherche Médias et Santé, Universite du Quebec a Montreal
Can J Public Health 97:149-52. 2006..Future directions for empirical tests of the model are identified...
- Broadcasting health programmes among audience and professionals in Korea: perceptions and needsC Y Park
Graduate School of Health Science and Management, Yonsei University, C.P.O. Box 8044, Seoul 120-752, Korea
Asia Pac J Public Health 13:S13-8. 2001b>Mass media has become an essential part of modern society, and it should be noted that mass media plays an important role in delivering information even in the area of health...
- Broadcasting behavior change: a comparison of the effectiveness of paid and unpaid media to increase folic acid awareness, knowledge, and consumption among Hispanic women of childbearing ageAlina L Flores
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Health Promot Pract 8:145-53. 2007..Comparisons of postcampaign surveys indicate that the paid media campaign was significantly more effective than the PSA campaign in increasing folic acid awareness, knowledge, and consumption among Spanish-speaking Hispanic women...
- The effectiveness of state-level tobacco control interventions: a review of program implementation and behavioral outcomesMichael Siegel
Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 23:45-71. 2002..The paper formulates general lessons learned from these existing programs and generates recommendations to improve and inform the development and implementation of these and future programs...
- A content analysis of news coverage of the HPV vaccine by U.S. newspapers, January 2002-June 2005Crystal Calloway
CDC, National Center for Health Promotion, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:803-9. 2006....
- Specification and misspecification of theoretical foundations and logic models for health communication campaignsMichael D Slater
School of Communication, The Ohio State University, Columbus, 43210, USA
Health Commun 20:149-57. 2006....
- Tobacco industry youth smoking prevention programs: protecting the industry and hurting tobacco controlAnne Landman
American Lung Association of Colorado, Denver, USA
Am J Public Health 92:917-30. 2002..CONCLUSIONS: Tobacco industry youth programs do more harm than good for tobacco control. The tobacco industry should not be allowed to run or directly fund youth smoking prevention programs...
- Communicating vaccine benefit and risk - lessons from the medical fieldJoanne Yarwood
Immunisation Information, Department of Health Area 506, Wellington House, 133 155 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UG, UK
Vet Microbiol 117:71-4. 2006..The article outlines the MMR debate in the UK, the communication of risk and benefit and the management of information to the public. It will share lessons learned and examine how they might apply to the veterinary programme...
- The relationship of parental reinforcement of media messages to college students' alcohol-related behaviorsErica Weintraub Austin
Edward R Murrow School of Communication Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164, USA
J Health Commun 8:157-69. 2003..This in turn appears to lead toward more risky behaviors. The results suggest that college-based anti-alcohol campaigns can benefit by acknowledging the appeal of competing messages and by including parents as a campaign target...
- Fit or fat? A review of the debate on deaths attributable to obesityMatthew D McHugh
Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Public Health Nurs 23:264-70. 2006..Nurses should be actively engaged in such research in an effort to understand the epidemic of obesity and develop programs and influence policy to curb the determinants of obesity...
- Why and how the tobacco industry sells cigarettes to young adults: evidence from industry documentsPamela M Ling
Traineeships in AIDS Prevention Studies, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
Am J Public Health 92:908-16. 2002..Life changes are also opportunities to stop occasional smokers' progress to addiction. Clean air policies in workplaces, the military, bars, colleges, and homes can combat tobacco marketing...
- How do US journalists cover treatments, tests, products, and procedures? An evaluation of 500 storiesGary Schwitzer
University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
PLoS Med 5:e95. 2008
- Exposure to the 'SIDA dans la CitÃ©' AIDS prevention television series in CÃ´te' d'Ivoire, sexual risk behaviour and condom useD Shapiro
Department of Economics, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
AIDS Care 15:303-14. 2003..HIV prevention programmes that provide continuous information, through multiple media channels or through series of broadcasts, are likely to have the greatest impact on condom use...
- The VERB campaignStephen W Banspach
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, 30341, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:S275. 2008
- Low back pain media campaign: no effect on sickness behaviourErik L Werner
Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
Patient Educ Couns 71:198-203. 2008..To evaluate the effect of a media campaign on popular beliefs about LBP, and eventual changes in sick leave, imaging examinations, and surgery...
- Media interventions to promote responsible sexual behaviorSarah N Keller
Dept of Communication, Emerson College, 120 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116, USA
J Sex Res 39:67-72. 2002..b>Mass media may be especially useful for teaching young people about reproductive health because elements of popular culture ..
- Media campaign influences parents' opinions about their children and tobaccoVivien Carver
Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi, Center for Tobacco Prevention and Health Promotion, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 9:72-8. 2003..Parents who had a history of smoking changed more on the issue of banning, perhaps because they had more room to change. The study concluded that media campaigns can change parents' attitudes...
- Evaluating the effects of a youth health media campaignChristopher E Beaudoin
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
J Health Commun 12:439-54. 2007..Findings are discussed in reference to previous research in the areas of public health and mass communication, with implications made for practitioners and researchers...
- It's what you do! Reflections on the VERB campaignFaye L Wong
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:S175-82. 2008..This article describes how marketing, partnership, and evaluation activities were implemented to reach a tween audience. In doing so, fundamental differences in marketing between public health and the private sector were revealed...
- . . . Sending out an SMS: an impact and outcome evaluation of the Western Australian Department of Health's 2005 chlamydia campaignAlexa Wilkins
Communicable Disease Control, Department of Health Western Australia, Western Australia
Health Promot J Austr 18:113-20. 2007..Evaluation of the Western Australian (WA) Department of Health 2005 chlamydia campaign...
- Antismoking initiatives: effects of analysis versus production media literacy interventions on smoking-related attitude, norm, and behavioral intentionSmita C Banerjee
Department of Communication Studies, Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043, USA
Health Commun 22:37-48. 2007..Implications and directions for future research are discussed...
- The VERB campaign: applying a branding strategy in public healthLori D Asbury
Am J Prev Med 34:S183-7. 2008..Considerations for branding other public health campaigns are also discussed...
- Presentation of eating disorders in the news media: What are the implications for patient diagnosis and treatment?Sarah K O'Hara
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Patient Educ Couns 68:43-51. 2007..This disconnect potentially prevents timely ED diagnosis and reinforces a stigma that limits treatment availability. We examine the presentation of EDs in daily newspapers, an important contributor to shaping public perception of EDs...
- Use of Medicare summary notice inserts to generate interest in the Medicare stop smoking programMargaret Maglione
RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA
Am J Health Promot 21:422-5. 2007..The purpose of this substudy was to test the effects of including envelope-sized advertisement inserts with Medicare Summary Notices (MSNs) as a supplemental recruitment strategy...
- Bringing "play" to life: the use of experiential marketing in the VERB campaignCarrie D Heitzler
School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55410, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:S188-93. 2008....
- The VERB campaign's strategy for reaching African-American, Hispanic, Asian, and American Indian children and parentsMarian Huhman
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:S194-209. 2008....
- Catalyzing community action within a national campaign: VERB community and national partnershipsRosemary Bretthauer-Mueller
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:S210-21. 2008The VERB campaign used a social marketing approach to deliver its message through the mass media, school and community promotions, and partnerships to encourage children aged 9-13 years (tweens) to be physically active every day...
- Beliefs about Genes & Environment as Causes of BehaviorEleanor Singer; Fiscal Year: 2004..rapid changes and developments in the field of genetics, and their increasing availability to the public via the mass media, we expect to see changes in attitudes as well...
- Targeting Mass Media Campaigns for Risky Sexual BehaviorRick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2004..study represents an extension of two successful NIH-funded research programs on improving effectiveness of mass media risk reduction campaigns and on developing school- and media-based HIV prevention strategies at that reduce the ..
- MARYLAND SPECIAL POPULATIONS CANCER NETWORKClaudia Baquet; Fiscal Year: 2004..the development of funded research studies; 4.) the increased numbers of minorities selecting cancer research careers; and 5.) the long-term sustainability of the Network after the grant period. ..
- Minimizing Antibiotic Resistance in Colorado (MARC)Ralph Gonzales; Fiscal Year: 2004..public and patient education in clinician prescribing behavior: 1) household and office-based materials, and 2) mass media (television, radio, newsprint, web site)...
- RISK-TAKING, ALCOHOL, AND HIV PREVENTION IN YOUTHRick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2001..Drawing upon previous research into these processes, we propose to develop and test more effective mass media and school-based interventions...
- Effects of Media on Adolescent AIDS-Related BehaviorMartin Fishbein; Fiscal Year: 2006..the media, like violence, have raised the ire of advocates, policymakers, and parents dating back to the first mass media marketed to children...
- MASS MEDIA AND ADOLESCENTS' SEXUAL HEALTHJane Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004..The mass media have been have been blamed for increasingly STD's...
- DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION--ADOLESCENCE & EARLY ADULTHOOD IIMARY PENTZ; Fiscal Year: 2001..community-based intervention that included school, parent, community organization, health policy change, and mass media program components, beginning in middle school...
- Targeting Mass Media Campaigns for HIV, STD, and Pregnancy PreventionRick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2007..study represents a continuation of a successful NIH-funded research program on improving the effectiveness of mass media campaigns targeted toward individuals predisposed to high levels of sexual risk-taking...
- THE ALABAMA TOBACCO FREE FAMILIES PROGRAMMyra Crawford; Fiscal Year: 2005..focused on females of childbearing age and their families in eight target counties and consisting of: (a) a mass media-health communications component, (b) a community organization component, and (c) a professional practice ..
- THE ALABAMA TOBACCO FREE FAMILIES PROGRAMMyra Crawford; Fiscal Year: 2003..focused on females of childbearing age and their families in eight target counties and consisting of: (a) a mass media-health communications component, (b) a community organization component, and (c) a professional practice ..
- RISK-TAKING, ALCOHOL, AND HIV PREVENTION IN YOUTHRick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2003..Drawing upon previous research into these processes, we propose to develop and test more effective mass media and school-based interventions...
- Self-Control as a Moderator for Effects of Mass Media on Adolescent Substance UseTHOMAS A contact WILLS; Fiscal Year: 2010..RELEVANCE: This research is relevant to public health because it studies exposure to tobacco and alcohol cues in mass media, an exposure that is spread through the population of adolescents and has an impact on uptake of cigarette ..
- CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGEBarry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2004..g. income, prices, food availability, technology, family structure, degree of urbanization, mass media) to health-related behaviors; and (2) the relationship of these health behaviors and other proximate factors to ..
- Reducing Oral Cancer Disparities in FloridaScott Tomar; Fiscal Year: 2007..knowledge, and preventive behaviors among black/African American adults in northeast Florida: 1) a wide-scale mass media approach centered in Duval County but reaching all surrounding counties; and 2) a targeted, faith-based effort ..