Summary: Publications printed and distributed daily, weekly, or at some other regular and usually short interval, containing news, articles of opinion (as editorials and letters), features, advertising, and announcements of current interest. (Webster's 3d ed)
Publications261 found, 100 shown here
- The reporting of theoretical health risks by the media: Canadian newspaper reporting of potential blood transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob diseaseKumanan Wilson
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
BMC Public Health 4:1. 2004..In this article we describe how the Canadian print media reported the theoretical risk of blood transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)...
- Tobacco coverage in print media: the use of timing and themes by tobacco control supporters and opposition before a failed tobacco tax initiativeJenine K Harris
Center for Tobacco Policy Research, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, 3545 Lafayette Ave, Suite 300, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
Tob Control 19:37-43. 2010..We examined how tobacco issues were presented in Missouri's print media leading up to the 2006 election...
- Influence of medical journal press releases on the quality of associated newspaper coverage: retrospective cohort studyLisa M Schwartz
VA Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
BMJ 344:d8164. 2012..To determine whether the quality of press releases issued by medical journals can influence the quality of associated newspaper stories...
- Newspaper coverage of mental illness in the UK, 1992-2008Robert Goulden
Section of Community Mental Health, Health Service and Population Research Department, King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
BMC Public Health 11:796. 2011..This paper analyses trends in newspaper coverage of mental illness in the UK between 1992-2008 across a range of psychiatric diagnoses...
- Framing and the marginalisation of evidence in media reportage of policy debate about alcopops, Australia 2008-2009: implications for advocacyAndrea S Fogarty
School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Drug Alcohol Rev 30:569-76. 2011..The tax was associated with both and overall net reduction in alcohol consumption (2.7%) and reduction specifically in ready-to-drink spirits (26.1%)...
- Obesity in print: an analysis of daily newspapersAnja Hilbert
Department of Psychology, Philipps University of Marburg, Germany
Obes Facts 2:46-51. 2009..Based on findings that portrayals of obesity in entertainment media foster weight-related stigmatization, the goal of the current study was to analyze media coverage of obesity in daily newspapers.
- 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...
- UK newspapers' representations of the 2009-10 outbreak of swine flu: one health scare not over-hyped by the media?Shona Hilton
MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Hillhead, Glasgow, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 65:941-6. 2011..A/H1N1, more commonly referred to as swine flu, emerged in Mexico in spring 2009. It rapidly spread across the world and was classed as a global pandemic on 11 June 2009...
- Talking about obesity: news framing of who is responsible for causing and fixing the problemSei Hill Kim
Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849, USA
J Health Commun 12:359-76. 2007..Findings also indicate that television news is more likely than newspapers to mention personal solutions, but less likely to attribute the responsibility to society.
- News media tracking of tobacco control: a review of sampling methodologiesW Douglas Evans
RTI International, Washington, DC 20036, USA
J Health Commun 10:403-17. 2005..None of these strategies showed a substantial deviation from the 2000 census of articles. We conclude that sampling coverage can produce estimates statistically equivalent to a census. Researchers should utilize coverage sampling...
- Mass-media, violence and mental illness. Evidence from some Italian newspapersBernardo Carpiniello
Department of Mental Health, Section of Psychiatry, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 16:251-5. 2007..focused on all newspaper reports relating to homicides, suicide, and other acts of violence, in an attempt to ascertain whether a different pattern emerged in some Italian newspapers in describing deeds committed by the mentally ill.
- The quality of media reports on discoveries related to human genetic diseasesNeil A Holtzman
Genetics and Public Policy Studies, Institute of Genetic Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
Community Genet 8:133-44. 2005To examine (1) the quality of media reports (newspapers, television and public radio) of genetic discoveries with medical relevance and (2) factors related to the completeness and balance of the stories.
- News media coverage of a women's health contraversy: how newspapers and TV outlets covered a recent debate over screening mammographyWhitney Randolph Steele
Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, USA
Women Health 41:83-97. 2005..S. newspapers or aired on one of six national or cable news networks...
- Can media advocacy influence newspaper coverage of tobacco: measuring the effectiveness of the American stop smoking intervention study's (ASSIST) media advocacy strategiesF A Stillman
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7337, USA
Tob Control 10:137-44. 2001..To compare the rate and slant of local tobacco control print media coverage in ASSIST (American stop smoking intervention study) states as compared with non-ASSIST states...
- Why most biomedical findings echoed by newspapers turn out to be false: the case of attention deficit hyperactivity disorderFrancois Gonon
Institute of Neurodegenerative Diseases, University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
PLoS ONE 7:e44275. 2012..Because positive biomedical observations are more often published than those reporting no effect, initial observations are often refuted or attenuated by subsequent studies...
- Newspapers and newspaper ink contain agonists for the ah receptorJessica E S Bohonowych
Department of Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
Toxicol Sci 102:278-90. 2008..We have found that solvent extracts of newspapers from countries around the world stimulate the AhR signaling pathway...
- Drowning in a high-income developing country in the Middle East: newspapers as an essential resource for injury surveillancePeter Barss
Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
J Sci Med Sport 12:164-70. 2009..The research objective was to assess newspapers as a national source on incidence, activities, and risk factors for drowning in this high-income media-rich ..
- 'About a year before the breakdown I was having symptoms': sadness, pathology and the Australian newspaper mediaRob Rowe
School of Psychology, Murdoch University, WA, Australia
Sociol Health Illn 25:680-96. 2003..These discourses work together to produce unhappiness as individualised pathology in need of management through biological, psychological or social structural controls...
- A content analysis of news coverage of skin cancer in China newspapersYu Liu
Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, China
Health Commun 25:647-9. 2010..2007 in China, we performed a preliminary search of articles titled by "skin cancer" in Chinese important newspapers database...
- Schizophrenia in Turkish newspapers : retrospective scanning studyOmer Boke
Psychiatry Dept, Ondokuz Mayis University School of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:457-61. 2007..We screened the online sites of 12 national newspapers which allow word scanning between the dates January 1, 2001 and May 1, 2006...
- Reporting diet-related health issues through newspapers: portrayal of cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetesNicole Elizabeth Hellyer
1Department of Health Wellbeing he Family, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury CT1 1QU, UK
Health Educ Res 26:13-25. 2011..A content analysis of five leading UK national newspapers and their Sunday equivalents was conducted over a 3-month period between January and March 2008...
- Use of schizophrenia as a metaphor in US newspapersKenneth Duckworth
Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Psychiatr Serv 54:1402-4. 2003..Results differed by newspaper but not by region. The authors suggest that these inaccurate metaphors in the media contribute to the ongoing stigma and misunderstandings of psychotic illnesses...
- Marvelous medicines and dangerous drugs: the representation of prescription medicine in the UK newsprint mediaHelen Prosser
Centre for Public Health Research, University of Salford, UK
Public Underst Sci 19:52-69. 2010..Ideological paradigms in discourse assign patients as passive and disempowered while simultaneously privileging "expert" knowledge. This constructs a reality that marginalizes patients' participation in decision-making...
- Structural problems of medical news reports in newspapers: a verification of news reports on an incident of mass nosocomial Serratia infectionYasuhiro Mizuno
Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
J Infect Chemother 16:107-12. 2010..This study targeted news reports in major newspapers regarding an incident of mass nosocomial Serratia infection that occurred at one clinic...
- Scientific drug information in newspapers: sensationalism and low quality. The example of therapeutic use of cannabinoidsEva Montané
Fundacio Institut Catala de Farmacologia, Hospitals Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08035, Barcelona, Spain
Eur J Clin Pharmacol 61:475-7. 2005We aimed to analyse the quality of newspaper articles (NAs) concerning the therapeutic use of cannabis published in Spanish newspapers.
- Suicide coverage in U.S. newspapers following the publication of the media guidelinesPhillip T Tatum
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:524-34. 2010A nationally representative sample of 968 local and national newspapers was examined to determine whether the 2001 U.S...
- Osteoporosis coverage in selected women's magazines and newspapers, 1998-2001Lorraine Silver Wallace
The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
Am J Health Behav 27:75-83. 2003To evaluate the accountability of osteoporosis information available in selected mass-circulating women's magazines (n=8) and a sample of newspapers (n=2).
- Importance of the lay press in the transmission of medical knowledge to the scientific communityD P Phillips
University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093
N Engl J Med 325:1180-3. 1991..Information that first appears in the scientific literature is frequently retransmitted in the popular press. Does popular coverage of medical research in turn amplify the effects of that research on the scientific community?..
- News media coverage of medication research: reporting pharmaceutical company funding and use of generic medication namesMichael Hochman
Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance, and Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
JAMA 300:1544-50. 2008..Little is known about how frequently news articles report when medication research has received funding from pharmaceutical companies or how frequently news articles use generic vs brand medication names...
- Newspaper reporting of suicides in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Guangzhou: compliance with WHO media guidelines and epidemiological comparisonsKing Wa Fu
Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong, G24 Eliot Hall, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, PR China
J Epidemiol Community Health 65:928-33. 2011..However, to what extent the mass media comply with the guidelines is unknown. Few studies are available that investigate systematically whether the mass media reflect the epidemiological reality of suicide deaths in their articles...
- Representations of cycling in metropolitan newspapers--changes over time and differences between Sydney and Melbourne, AustraliaChris Rissel
Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service, University of Sydney, King George V Building, Missenden Road, Camperdown 2050, Australia
BMC Public Health 10:371. 2010..Newspaper reporting of cycling reflects and can influence public and policy maker attitudes towards resource allocation for cycling and cycling infrastructure, yet such coverage has not been systematically examined...
- Newsprint media representations of the introduction of the HPV vaccination programme for cervical cancer prevention in the UK (2005-2008)Shona Hilton
Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Soc Sci Med 70:942-50. 2010..This paper reports on content analysis of 344 articles published between January 2005 and December 2008 in 15 UK newspapers. It includes both manifest and latent analysis to examine newsprint media coverage of the introduction of the ..
- Schizophrenia, an illness and a metaphor: analysis of the use of the term 'schizophrenia' in the UK national newspapersArun K Chopra
Mental Health Unit, Derby City General Hospital, Uttoxeter Road, Derby DE22 3NE
J R Soc Med 100:423-6. 2007..To determine whether schizophrenia is a commonly used 'illness as metaphor', to compare the use of schizophrenia and cancer as illnesses as metaphor, and to determine if there is a difference in such usage between the UK and USA...
- Newspaper reporting on schizophrenia: a content analysis of five national newspapers at two time pointsSarah Clement
Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London, SE1 OAA, United Kingdom
Schizophr Res 98:178-83. 2008This study aimed to assess change in the quality of reporting of schizophrenia in UK national daily newspapers, comparing 1996 with 2005.
- 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...
- SARS epidemic in the pressGiovanni Rezza
Emerg Infect Dis 10:381-2. 2004
- The Cinderella of public health news: physical activity coverage in Australian newspapers, 1986-2006Josephine Chau
University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Aust N Z J Public Health 33:189-92. 2009This research examined trends in physical activity reporting by Australian newspapers, and described these trends compared to coverage of obesity and tobacco.
- Newspaper stories as measures of structural stigmaPatrick W Corrigan
Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, 1033 University Place, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
Psychiatr Serv 56:551-6. 2005..This study examined current trends in the news media on reporting topics of mental illness...
- Assessing the impact of media guidelines for reporting on suicides in Austria: interrupted time series analysisThomas Niederkrotenthaler
Medical University of Vienna, Center for Public Health, Institute for Medical Psychology, Severingasse 9, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 41:419-28. 2007..This report provides an evaluation of the Austrian guidelines that were introduced in 1987 as a natural experiment...
- [Validation of a questionnaire to assess the quality of health information in Argentinian newspapers]Emiliano Biondo
Biomedica 25:366-76. 2005The daily press is an important source of health information and may influence health care utilization. However, medical reports published in newspapers from developed countries have shown a poor quality.
- Cancer coverage in general-audience and Black newspapersElisia L Cohen
Department of Communication College of Communication and Information Studies, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0042, USA
Health Commun 23:427-35. 2008..findings from the first study of cancer news coverage in a national sample of Black and general-audience newspapers. We compared 2,439 health news stories from 23 weekly Black newspapers to 2,767 health news stories from a ..
- Influence of newspaper reporting on adolescents' attitudes toward people with mental illnessSandra Dietrich
Dept of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Johannisallee 20, Leipzig, Germany
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:318-22. 2006..However, empirical evidence of the impact of newspaper reports about mentally ill people on readers' attitudes is very scarce...
- Ignoring the controversies: newspaper reports on Alzheimer's disease treatmentsEric E Adelman
J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1821-2. 2003
- Disease metaphors in new epidemics: the UK media framing of the 2003 SARS epidemicPatrick Wallis
Department of Economic History, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK
Soc Sci Med 60:2629-39. 2005..By analysing the total reporting on SARS of five major national newspapers during the epidemic of spring 2003, we investigate how the reporting of SARS in the UK press was framed, and how ..
- The news on health behavior: coverage of diet, activity, and tobacco in local newspapersCharlene A Caburnay
Health Communication Research Laboratory, Division of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, MO 63104, USA
Health Educ Behav 30:709-22. 2003..Because the local newspaper can be especially influential in smaller communities, strategies are needed to help reporters and editors in these settings provide more and better coverage of health behavior-related stories...
- Media advocacy and newspaper coverage of tobacco issues: a comparative analysis of 1 year's print news in the United States and AustraliaKatherine Clegg Smith
Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 7:289-99. 2005..Tobacco articles from major daily newspapers in Australia (12 newspapers; 1,188 articles) and the United States (30 newspapers; 1,317 articles) were ..
- Framing pub smoking bans: an analysis of Australian print news media coverage, March 1996-March 2003David Champion
School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
J Epidemiol Community Health 59:679-84. 2005..To investigate framing strategies used by the Australian Hotels Association (AHA) and tobacco control groups to (respectively) resist or advocate laws providing smoke free bars...
- Australian letters to the editor on tobacco: triggers, rhetoric, and claims of legitimate voiceKatherine Clegg Smith
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Qual Health Res 15:1180-98. 2005..authors conducted an ethnographic content analysis of LTE on tobacco issues from a sample of 11 Australian daily newspapers over a 3-year period (2001 to 2003, N=361)...
- The development and validation of a coding protocol to measure change in tobacco-control newspaper coverageDonald W Helme
Wake Forest University, Department of Communication, Winston Salem, NC 27109 7347, USA
Health Promot Pract 7:103-9. 2006..model was used as a template to adapt a system for measuring tobacco-related newspaper coverage in Colorado newspapers. Over a 3-month period, tobacco-related articles were clipped from 180 daily and weekly newspapers...
- Media portrayal of conflicts of interest in herbal remedy clinical trialsMegan Koper
Health Law Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Health Law Rev 15:9-11. 2006
- UV tanning advertisements in high school newspapersScott Freeman
Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado at Denver Health Sciences Center, Aurora, USA
Arch Dermatol 142:460-2. 2006..To examine the increasing use of UV tanning parlors by adolescents, despite the World Health Organization recommendation that no one under the age of 18 years use UV tanning devices...
- Newspaper coverage of complementary and alternative therapies for cancer--UK 2002-2004Stefania Milazzo
Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Institute of Health and Social Care, Exeter, UK
Support Care Cancer 14:885-9. 2006..These patients often rely on information retrieved from the lay press, which can affect their choices towards unconventional treatments for their disease. In this study, we aimed at assessing UK newspapers' coverage of CATs for cancer.
- Representations of SARS in the British newspapersPeter Washer
Academic Centre for Medical Education, University College London, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London N19 3LW, UK
Soc Sci Med 59:2561-71. 2004..This study examines how this novel disease threat was depicted in the UK newspapers, using social representations theory and in particular existing work on social representations of HIV/AIDS and ..
- Do the print media "hype" genetic research? A comparison of newspaper stories and peer-reviewed research papersTania M Bubela
Health Law Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton
CMAJ 170:1399-407. 2004..examine the accuracy and nature of media coverage of genetic research, we reviewed the reporting of single-gene discoveries and associated technologies in major daily newspapers in Canada, the United States, Great Britain and Australia.
- Textual analysis of tobacco editorials: how are Key media gatekeepers framing the issues?Katherine Clegg Smith
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Room 726, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Am J Health Promot 19:361-8. 2005..The news media's potential to promote awareness of health issues is established, and media advocacy is now an important tool in combating tobacco use. This study examines newspaper editors' perspectives of tobacco-related issues...
- The good news about smoking: how do U.S. newspapers cover tobacco issues?Katherine Clegg Smith
Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Rm 726, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Public Health Policy 27:166-81. 2006..Through our analysis of 9859 tobacco-focused news articles from ioo leading US daily newspapers between 2001 and 2003 we examined whether tobacco issues are newsworthy, and if so, whether coverage is ..
- Uncovering differences across the cancer control continuum: a comparison of ethnic and mainstream cancer newspaper storiesJo Ellen Stryker
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Prev Med 44:20-5. 2007..An important first step is to understand how newspapers cover cancer and if differences exist between mainstream and ethnic newspapers.
- Building a health promotion agenda in local newspapersBeverly E Martinson
Reach Partners, Inc, Fargo, 58103 ND, USA
Health Educ Res 20:51-60. 2005..associated with local newspaper content about breast cancer, but the effects were confined to communities served by weekly newspapers. We discuss the implications of this study for future community-based health promotion campaigns.
- Tobacco in the news: an analysis of newspaper coverage of tobacco issues in Australia, 2001R Durrant
Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Carlton, Australia
Tob Control 12:ii75-81. 2003..To assess the extent and nature of newspaper coverage of tobacco related issues in Australia in 2001...
- Black newspapers as a tool for cancer education in African American communitiesCharlene A Caburnay
Health Communication Research Laboratory, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63112, USA
Ethn Dis 18:488-95. 2008Despite the long history, wide reach and unique influence of Black newspapers in many African American communities, no national studies have examined how these newspapers cover health and cancer issues, or reader perceptions of their ..
- Medicalization and beyond: the social construction of insomnia and snoring in the newsSimon J Williams
Department of Sociology, University of Warwick, UK
Health (London) 12:251-68. 2008..Newspaper constructions of sleep, it is concluded, are complex, depending on both the 'problem' and the paper in question...
- Cancer coverage in newspapers serving large and small communities in OntarioM Macdonald
Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Can J Public Health 92:372-5. 2001Local newspapers are an important source of health news, especially in small communities...
- 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
- Stroke and newspapers: inattention or neglect?Mairead Bartley
Department of Age related Health Care, and National Children s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 18:259-61. 2009..This may arise from the low profile of stroke within the public domain. Our aim was to assess the coverage of stroke compared with heart disease in a popular form of mass media, newspapers in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
- False hopes, unwarranted fears: the trouble with medical news storiesVirginia Barbour
PLoS Med 5:e118. 2008
- Gendered portraits of depression in Swedish newspapersCarita Bengs
Umea University, Umea, Sweden
Qual Health Res 18:962-73. 2008..In this article, we report on an examination of personal accounts of illness as presented in three Swedish newspapers, focusing on the gendered representation of laypersons' experiences of depression...
- What is newsworthy? Longitudinal study of the reporting of medical research in two British newspapersChristopher Bartlett
MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR
BMJ 325:81-4. 2002To assess the characteristics of medical research that is press released by general medical journals and reported in newspapers.
- Effects of newspaper coverage on public knowledge about modifiable cancer risksJo Ellen Stryker
Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Health Commun 23:380-90. 2008..Content analyses (N = 954) revealed that newspapers pay relatively little attention to cancer prevention...
- Drugs in the news: an analysis of Canadian newspaper coverage of new prescription drugsAlan Cassels
School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC
CMAJ 168:1133-7. 2003..We assessed newspaper descriptions of drug benefits and harms, the nature of the effects described and the presence or absence of other important information that can add context and balance to a report about a new drug...
- Checking the pulse: Midwestern reporters' opinions on their ability to report health care newsMelinda Voss
Association of Health Care Journalists, USA
Am J Public Health 92:1158-60. 2002b>Newspapers play a key role in disseminating information and shaping perceptions about health, research, and policies...
- Print media coverage of California's smokefree bar lawS Magzamen
Institute for Health Policy Studies, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
Tob Control 10:154-60. 2001..Despite the skewed coverage, public health groups obtained adequate attention to their arguments to keep the law in effect...
- Press releases of science journal articles and subsequent newspaper stories on the same topicV de Semir
Observatori de la Comunicació Científica, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain
JAMA 280:294-5. 1998..Scientific journals issue press releases to disseminate scientific news about articles they publish...
- Characteristics of medical research news reported on front pages of newspapersWilliam Yuk Yeu Lai
Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, PR China
PLoS ONE 4:e6103. 2009..The placement of medical research news on a newspaper's front page is intended to gain the public's attention, so it is important to understand the source of the news in terms of research maturity and evidence level...
- Death makes news: the social impact of disease on newspaper coverageR C Adelman
Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2007, USA
J Health Soc Behav 41:347-67. 2000..This paper is an integrated analysis of newspaper coverage, epidemiological rates, and recent social history of six prominent diseases...
- Effect of news coverage on the prevalence of drunk-driving behavior: evidence from a longitudinal studyItzhak Yanovitzky
Department of Communication, School of Communication Information and Library Studies, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08091 1071, USA
J Stud Alcohol 63:342-51. 2002..To examine the proposition that antidrunk driving messages in the news media contributed indirectly to the decline in drunk driving over the past two decades through their impact on related policy making processes...
- A low-cost, practical method for increasing smokers' interest in smoking cessation programsPaul W McDonald
Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, ON
Can J Public Health 95:50-3. 2004..The objective of this study was to examine the feasibility of using classified newspaper ads and messages aimed at each stage of change to enhance participation in smoking cessation programs...
- The construction of HIV/AIDS in Indian newspapers: a frame analysisRebecca de Souza
Department of Communication, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
Health Commun 21:257-66. 2007..This article uses grounded theory and the concept of media framing to understand the manner in which Indian newspapers make sense of the HIV/ AIDS problem...
- Evaluation of stigmatizing language and medical errors in neurology coverage by US newspapersJoseph J Caspermeyer
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 81:300-6. 2006..To analyze US newspaper coverage of neurologic diseases to determine whether stigmatizing language is used in describing patients and examine its sources where found and to examine stories for medical errors...
- Comprehensive analysis of cancer coverage in important Chinese newspapers between 2000 and 2007Jianping Cai
Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, Yiyuan Road 37, Nangang District, Harbin, Heilongjiang Province 150001, People s Republic of China
Support Care Cancer 17:329-32. 2009..The present study is, therefore, designed to investigate the number and content of published news stories focused on cancers from 2000 to 2007 in China main newspapers.
- The media and the public opinion on genetics and biotechnology: mirrors, windows, or walls?Toby A Ten Eyck
Public Underst Sci 14:305-16. 2005..COmparing media coverage of biotechnology between 1992 and 2001 in two national newspapers with national survey data collected in early 2003, an argument is made that a general one-dimensional media ..
- All in the family: media presentations of family assisted suicide in BritainDaphna Birenbaum-Carmeli
Department of Nursing, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel, 31905
Soc Sci Med 63:2153-64. 2006..Within this context, we raise some questions regarding the broader political significance of such media representations...
- Effect of media portrayals of removal of children's tissue on UK tumour bankClive Seale
School of Social Sciences and Law, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH
BMJ 331:401-3. 2005
- Update on JAMA's Policy on Release of Information to the PublicPhil B Fontanarosa
JAMA 300:1585-7. 2008
- Discourse analysis of newspaper coverage of the 2001/2002 Canterbury, New Zealand mental health nurses' strikeTony L Farrow
School of Nursing, Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology, Christchurch, New Zealand
Int J Ment Health Nurs 14:187-95. 2005..We, therefore, conclude by suggesting organizational efforts to focus on ways of ensuring that mental health nurses are seen as a legitimate authority by the media...
- Another hero for all of usMargaret Comerford Freda
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 30:287. 2005
- 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...
- 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...
- Are we expecting too much from print media? An analysis of newspaper coverage of the 2002 Canadian healthcare reform debatePatricia A Collins
Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, Robert C Brown Hall, Room 7230, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
Soc Sci Med 63:89-102. 2006..Clippings were gathered from regional and national newspapers. Two data collection methodologies were employed: the first involved two staggered "constructed weeks" designed ..
- Widespread news coverage proves short on ideasDaniel Allen
Nurs Older People 19:10. 2007
- Media and health: are bioethicists just another interest group?Kayhan Parsi
Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
Am J Bioeth 7:18-9; discussion W1-2. 2007
- SARS wars: an examination of the quantity and construction of health information in the news mediaTanya R Berry
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University
Health Commun 21:35-44. 2007..This content analysis provides an empirical starting point for future research into how such health news may influence consumer's perceptions of health topics...
- Retractions, press releases and newspaper coverageRoy F Rada
Department of Information Systems, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
Health Info Libr J 24:210-5. 2007To explore how often newspapers cover the retraction of a medical journal article and whether newspaper coverage corresponds with the appearance of a press release about the retraction.
- An analysis of reporting of sexually transmissible infections in indigenous Australians in mainstream Australian newspapersSandra C Thompson
Centre for International Health, Curtin University, PO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
Sex Health 4:9-16. 2007..To investigate the nature of, and trends in, Australian print media coverage of sexually transmissible infections (STI) in indigenous Australians...
- How doctors can get behind the headlinesBen Goldacre
BMJ 334:613. 2007
- 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 power of the press: how one media spark ignited interest in forensic nursingDonna A Gaffney
Seton Hall University, College of Nursing, South Orange, NJ, USA
J Forensic Nurs 1:82-3. 2005
- "The VIHsibilite Project": HIV-positive people in the Quebec press and community responsesM N Mensah
Ecole de travail social and Institut de recherches et d études feministes, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Succursale Centreville, Montreal, QC, Canada
AIDS Care 20:596-600. 2008..Preliminary findings include indications that seropositive women tend to be represented markedly differently from men in the news...
- Drugs in the Brazilian print media: an exploratory survey of newspaper and magazine stories in the year 2000Ana Regina Noto
Departamento de Psicobiologia da Universidade Federal de São Paulo UNIFESP, Centro Brasileiro de Informações sobre Drogas CEBRID, Brasil
Subst Use Misuse 41:1263-76. 2006..Major newspapers and magazines of all Brazilian state capitals have been surveyed throughout year 2000, with 4,669 stories ..
- Home truthsFrances Wheatley
Nurs Stand 20:30-1. 2006
- The "hospital superbug": social representations of MRSAPeter Washer
Academic Centre for Medical Education, University College London, Archway Campus Highgate Hill, London N19 3LW, UK
Soc Sci Med 63:2141-52. 2006..This constellation of meanings informs a somewhat different pattern of response to MRSA when compared to many past EIDs...
- Assessment of cultural sensitivity of cancer information in ethnic print mediaDaniela B Friedman
Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
J Health Commun 11:425-47. 2006..Community newspapers are an important source of cancer information for ethnic groups...
- Enhancing Civilian Support for Military Tobacco ControlRUTH E contact MALONE; Fiscal Year: 2010..Conduct a content analysis of messages directed at the veteran community about tobacco in (a) magazines and newspapers published for veterans, and (b) websites of VSOs;and 4) Based on the findings of Specific Aims #1-3, develop and ..
- Improving the Self-Efficacy of African American Parents in Infant Supine SleepKathryn L Moseley; Fiscal Year: 2010..public health effort to inform parents about the importance of infant supine sleep from physicians, nurses, newspapers, and other media...
- Mental Health Services and Global TradeHoward Waitzkin; Fiscal Year: 2004..This project will lead to several products: two journal articles; op-ed and similar articles for newspapers and magazines; a book; and a curriculum module for mental health services, policy studies, public health, social ..
- Components of nuptiality and fertility changeRobert Retherford; Fiscal Year: 2006..1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, and 2004 rounds of the National Survey on Family Planning, conducted by the Mainichi Newspapers of Japan. The proposed research has a methodological component as well as a substantive component...
- An Intervention for Promoting Smoke-free Policy in Rural KentuckyEllen J Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2010..Print media clippings from all 51 daily and non-daily newspapers in study counties will be evaluated for pro/con slant related to smoke-free environments...
- An Intervention for Promoting Smoke-free Policy in Rural KentuckyEllen Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2009..Print media clippings from all 51 daily and non-daily newspapers in study counties will be evaluated for pro/con slant related to smoke-free environments...
- An Intervention for Promoting Smoke-free Policy in Rural KentuckyEllen Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2007..Print media clippings from all 51 daily and non-daily newspapers in study counties will be evaluated for pro/con slant related to smoke-free environments...
- An Intervention for Promoting Smoke-free Policy in Rural KentuckyEllen Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2009
- Effectiveness of Intervention on HealthLisa Brosseau; Fiscal Year: 2003..In the first phase, a wide variety of written materials in various formats (newsletters, magazines, newspapers, brochures, etc.) and styles (case studies, personal stories from owners and workers, cartoons, etc...
- CANCER DIET KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEFS IN AFRICAN AMERICANSADELIA BOVELL BENJAMIN; Fiscal Year: 2003..Participants would be recruited through advertisements in campus newspapers, through university extension educators, social service workers, community-based organizations and Black ..
- School-Based Alcohol and HIV Prevention in South AfricaRick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2006..schools and will continue themes developed in the curriculum, using posters, games and contests, comic books and newspapers, videos, and other media determined to be most likely to succeed in the South African setting...
- School-Based Alcohol and HIV Prevention in South AfricaRick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2005..schools and will continue themes developed in the curriculum, using posters, games and contests, comic books and newspapers, videos, and other media determined to be most likely to succeed in the South African setting...
- Organized Labor and TobaccoEdith Balbach; Fiscal Year: 2007..on research conducted under Specific Aim #1, using additional information found through the labor press, local newspapers, and other written sources, and through interviews with key labor leaders and public health activists...
- KNOW YOUR BODY-HISPANIC COMM. SCIENCE EDUCATION PROJECTJ Vasquez; Fiscal Year: 2004..Tu Cuerpo website and the bilingual 800# helpline promoted by 147 participating radio stations and 102 newspapers nationwide...
- KNOW YOUR BODY-HISPANIC COMM. SCIENCE EDUCATION PROJECTRobert Russell; Fiscal Year: 2005..Tu Cuerpo website and the bilingual 800# helpline promoted by 147 participating radio stations and 102 newspapers nationwide...
- Organized Labor and TobaccoEdith Balbach; Fiscal Year: 2009..on research conducted under Specific Aim #1, using additional information found through the labor press, local newspapers, and other written sources, and through interviews with key labor leaders and public health activists...