Archive for the ‘Communication’ Category

Communicating about Cancer: The Art of Self-Disclosure

Lisa Forster - Thursday, 27 July 2017 10:49

To self-disclose is to reveal something private about yourself to anyone person. Done well, self-disclosure can strengthen communication between people, especially those going through a difficult time together.

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Communicating about Cancer: The Art of Self-Disclosure

Lisa Forster - Tuesday, 18 July 2017 09:41

Social media has added another layer of complexity to self-disclosure.

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Communicating about Cancer: The Art of Self-Disclosure

Lisa Forster - Wednesday, 12 July 2017 04:08

Disclosing information can help individuals feel understood and accepted, but can also be hurtful if the person listening is critical, minimizes, or magnifies what is said or withdraws.

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Sun Safe Workplaces: The Promotion of Occupational Sun Safety Policy

Klein Buendel - Friday, 7 July 2017 03:03

Workplaces provide promising venues for programs to prevent chronic disease and acute injury.  Recently, KB investigators, David Buller, Mary Buller, Rachel Eye and Barbara Walkosz, and colleagues published a paper in the American Journal of Health Promotion on the results of Sun Safe Workplaces, a program that promoted the adoption of occupational sun protection policies to government organizations in Colorado.

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Collaborator Spotlight: Dr. Frank Pérez

Jeanny Reither - Thursday, 22 June 2017 04:35

Frank G. Pérez, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Communication at the University of Texas at El Paso. His research examines strategies for the effective transmission of health information among Spanish-speaking populations and the representation of Mexican-Americans in popular culture.

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