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This study is divided into four groups. Group 1 includes Health Fairs implemented at NYC taxi garage bases and airport taxi holding lots and pedometers. Group 2 includes Health Fairs, pedometers and text messaging to facilitate walking and living a healthier lifestyle. Group 3 includes Health Fairs, pedometers and social network support. Group 4 includes Health Fairs, pedometers, text messaging and social network support.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Health Fair, Pedometer, Text Messaging, Social Network Support
Memorial Sloan - Kettering Cancer Center
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-01-05T01:38:21-0500
In our past work we found many drivers had high blood pressure, and lifestyles that led to being overweight and not having cancer screenings performed. We are now adding to the Health Fair...
This study will continue development of a quit smoking program delivered through text messaging. Upon completion of programming we will enroll 280 participants and randomize them to a cont...
The proposed study, for HIV positive alcohol dependent adults currently taking naltrexone, is a pilot randomized controlled trial (RCT) examining the outcomes of a 12-week behavioral suppo...
This randomized controlled pilot study at the Health Annex, Family Practice & Counseling Network (FPCN), a community clinic in Southwest Philadelphia, aimed at providing data on the feasib...
This study is a four arm pilot randomized controlled trial testing the effect of a 12 week text messaging intervention and a mailed nicotine medication intervention, alone and in combinati...
The use of text messaging in clinical care has become ubiquitous. Due to security and privacy concerns, many hospital systems are evaluating secure text messaging applications. This paper highlight...
Social networks, especially those coordinating different social policy services, are responsible for fostering the increase of effectiveness of actions, being able to promote greater social support th...
Introduction The benefits of text messaging patients are well documented. The General Medical Council recently published guidance endorsing text messaging. The use of text messaging by GPs in Ireland ...
Simple and scalable strategies are needed to improve 'out-of-hospital' support and management for people living with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and respiratory disease. Text messaging via mobile pho...
Design and patient characteristics of the randomized controlled trial TExT-MED + FANS A test of mHealth augmented social support added to a patient-focused text-messaging intervention for emergency department patients with poorly controlled diabetes.
Although diabetes is a nationwide epidemic, US Latinos are a particularly vulnerable population. Culturally appropriate interventions can combat this disparity, especially those that increase social s...
Communication between CELL PHONE users via the Short Message Service protocol which allows the interchange of short written messages.
Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.
The study of the social determinants and social effects of health and disease, and of the social structure of medical institutions or professions.
Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.
The art, theory, and philosophy of interpreting the meaning of an object (a text, work of art, social action, utterances of another speaker, etc.) (Dictionary of Qualitative Inquiry, 2nd ed..)
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...
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