Journal of health communication

Mobile Phone Messaging to Husbands to Improve Maternal and Child Health Behavior in India.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

Over 90% of households in rural Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state of India, have at least one mobile phone. However, ownership of mobile phone among women is quite low.

Pilot Randomized Trial of an Automated Smoking Cessation Intervention via Mobile Phone Text Messages as an Adjunct to Varenicline in Primary Care.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

OBJECTIVE: Varenicline is a safe and effective aid to smoking cessation but most trials have involved frequent visits or intensive behavioral support unlike that typically provided in primary care.

Mapping the Barriers and Facilitators of HCV Treatment Initiation in Methadone Maintenance Therapy Patients: Implications for Intervention Development.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

An estimated 70-90% of current methadone users have Hepatitis C (HCV). Current treatments have few side effects and can cure infection in 8-12 weeks, but less than 10% of methadone patients initiate treatment.

Assessing the Potential Use of Narrative and the Entertainment Education Strategy In an mHealth Text-Message Intervention.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

As the use of mobile phones for health promotion continues to grow, more work needs to be done to determine which health communication strategies are influential on mobile devices.

Complementary Support from Facilitators and Peers for Promoting mHealth Engagement and Weight Loss.

Publication Date: 
Nov 10, 2017

This study investigates the effects of mHealth interventions on sustainable behavior change and weight loss, drawing on in-app user activity data and online survey data.

A Systematic Review of the mHealth Interventions to Prevent Alcohol and Substance Abuse.

Publication Date: 
Apr 10, 2017

Substance abuse in young adults is a public health issue with costs to the individual and society. There is mounting evidence that the increased uses of mHealth approaches have promise as a way to facilitate reductions in substance use.

Understanding the Relationships between mHealth Apps' Characteristics, Trialability, and mHealth Literacy.

Publication Date: 
Mar 21, 2017

The widespread adoption of mobile phones has increased the potential of mHealth to improve health communication and health outcomes because these devices could serve as a ubiquitous and affordable means to disseminate health information to large populations.

Cultural and Linguistic Adaptation of a Healthy Diet Text Message Intervention for Hispanic Adults Living in the United States.

Publication Date: 
Mar 01, 2017

Hispanics represent a critical target for culturally adapted diet interventions. In this formative research, we translated HealthyYouTXT, an mHealth program developed by the U.S.

Development of a Multi-Behavioral mHealth App for Women Smokers.

Publication Date: 
Jan 25, 2017

This article describes the development of the See Me Smoke-Free™ (SMSF) mobile health application, which uses guided imagery to support women in smoking cessation, eating a healthy diet, and increasing physical activity.

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