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Document ID: C29290


Document ID: C29290

Title:
Words matter in public health

Subject Term(s):

Appeals (message)
Avian flu
Bird flu
Concepts
Flu
H1N1 flu
Health
Health information
Information issues
Risk communication
Swine flu
Writing style

Publication Date:

Aug 7 2009

Format:

News release

Source:

Via Eurekalert.org. 2 pages.

Institution:

Economic and Social Research Council, United Kingdom.

Language:

English

Country:

UK

Abstract:

Summary of a research study emphasizes the importance of terms used in connection with public health issues. Also identified dangers associated with a gap revealed between media portrayal of hygiene and cleanliness in hospitals compared with reality in the wards.

Notes:

Posted at http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_release/2009-08/ers-wmi080509.php


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