What form of online/media formats do you think are most effective in positively impacting actions/behaviors/and decisions to improve overall health and well-being?

Health Communication Replies Discussion Post #3

Question(s) #1: Does media directly influence individuals/populations? What form of online/media formats do you think are most effective in positively impacting actions/behaviors/and decisions to improve overall health and well-being? For example: Is the online/media in the form of social media messages and/or is it evidence-based content that most deeply influences individuals/populations? Why? (Think about your experiences)

Question(s) #2: How do individuals/patients use social media for social support purposes linked to a specific health issue or concern? How does accessing information raise awareness of resources and/or services aligned with their health-related issues? Identify an area of interest, listed or not listed in the examples.

Question(s) #3: Think about how YOUR current social media/channels influence your values, attitudes, beliefs, and financial investment decisions. How many social media sites are you engaged in and actively participate regularly in? Does one site take precedence/priority over the others? Why?

Respond to each classmate response (Identified with two Astrid marks). Each response has to be 150 words long.

What form of online/media formats do you think are most effective in positively impacting actions/behaviors/and decisions to improve overall health and well-being?