A new study in the Archives of Internal Medicine shows that interventions to promote healthy behaviors, including eating more fruits and vegetables, increasing physical activity, and participating in cancer screenings appear beneficial for African-American couples who are at high risk for chronic diseases, especially if one of the individuals is living with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus).
Carolyn Marvin, Ph.D., the Frances Yates Professor of Communication, has won the Fellows Book Award from the International Communication Association for her work, When old technologies were new: Thinking about communication in the late nineteenth century (Oxford).
Sharrona Pearl of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on “mesmerism.”
Marwan Kraidy of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses government-controlled media in Libya.
Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses the prospect of online privacy legislation.
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