Topic: Erin Donovan-Kicken

Public Health Campaigns Should De-stigmatize Low Health Literacy

Sept. 7, 2011

When creating public health campaigns researchers and public policy makers should include messages to combat the perception that low health literacy equates to low intelligence, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Managing Communication Around Cancer Diagnosis Gives Patients Sense of Control in an Otherwise Uncontrollable Situation

Aug. 1, 2011

Asserting control over how to communicate -- or not communicate -- about their illness helps cancer patients overcome feelings of helplessness in a traumatic situation, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

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