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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 62 words.

A word for electronic communication between a computer and another at a remote location, which has become an inseparable component of modern commerce, industry, and all professional...

online

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 62 words.

A word for electronic communication between a computer and another at a remote location, which has become an inseparable component

massive open online course

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 152 words.

An online course for learning about some topic, open to anyone and made available over the Internet without charge; it is now common for such courses to have several thousand students from...

Receiving social support online: implications for health education

Marsha White and Steve M. Dorman.

in Health Education Research

December 2001; p ublished online December 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 8979 words.

Online support groups are expanding as the general public becomes more comfortable using computer-mediated communication technology. These support groups have certain benefits for users who...

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Online research to guide knowledge management planning

N. L. Atkinson and R. S. Gold.

in Health Education Research

December 2001; p ublished online December 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 9530 words.

The current paper describes the process and results of an effort to find a way to effectively manage and diffuse prevention knowledge. This study shows the role that today's communication...

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SY38-2IMPULSIVITY, MOTIVATIONS AND ADDICTION TO ONLINE GAMES

S. Achab, E. Haffen, J. Billieux, M. Nicolier, G. Thorens, M. Van der Linden, Y. Khazaal and D. Zullino.

in Alcohol and Alcoholism

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

Introduction. Problematic engagement in online video gaming has been considered recently in the appendix of the DSM-5. Underpinning psychological factors are yet to be...

SCREENING AND BRIEF INTERVENTION ONLINE FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS: THE IHEALTH STUDY

RICHARD SAITZ, TIBOR P. PALFAI, NAOMI FREEDNER, MICHAEL R. WINTER, ALEXANDRA MACDONALD, JOHN LU, AL OZONOFF, DAVID L. ROSENBLOOM and WILLIAM DEJONG.

in Alcohol and Alcoholism

January 2007; p ublished online November 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 6645 words.

Aims: To test the feasibility of online alcohol screening and brief intervention (BI) by comparing (i) two approaches to inviting all students to be screened, and (ii) a...

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A Short Online Community Readiness Survey for Smoke-Free Policy

Amanda Fallin, Robert Zuercher, Mary Kay Rayens, Sarah Adkins, Nancy York and Ellen J. Hahn.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

December 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 2875 words.

Introduction:

Rural residents in the United States are more likely to use tobacco, have less access to tobacco control resources and efforts, and are more...

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Development of a Psychologically Enhanced Interactive Online Intervention for Hazardous Drinking

Stuart Linke, Jim McCambridge, Zarnie Khadjesari, Paul Wallace and Elizabeth Murray.

in Alcohol and Alcoholism

January 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 3898 words.

Aims: The content of novel interventions is often not well specified. We provide a detailed account of the rationale for and redevelopment of an Internet resource for hazardous...

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Successful Participant Recruitment Strategies for an Online Smokeless Tobacco Cessation Program

Judith S. Gordon, Laura Akers, Herbert H. Severson, Brian G. Danaher and Shawn M. Boles.

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

December 2006; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

An estimated 22% of Americans currently use smokeless tobacco (ST). Most live in small towns and rural areas that offer few ST cessation resources. Approximately 94 million Americans use...

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Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS): Mapping the Indian Online Retail Market

Vikrant R Mohanty, Puneet Chahar, Aswini Y Balappanavar and Vipul Yadav.

in Nicotine & Tobacco Research

November 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 2816 words.

Abstract

Introduction

Motivating tobacco consumers to change their behavior, and harm reduction strategies, are the...

Online Information About Harmful Tobacco Constituents: A Content Analysis

Katherine A Margolis, Jennifer K Bernat, Erin Keely O’Brien and Janine C Delahanty.

in Nicotine & Tobacco Research

October 2017; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Addictions and Substance Misuse. 4901 words.

Abstract

Introduction

Tobacco products and smoke contain more than 7000 chemicals (ie, constituents). Research...

Cyberdrugs: a cross-sectional study of online pharmacies characteristics

Grazia Orizio, Peter Schulz, Serena Domenighini, Luigi Caimi, Cristina Rosati, Sara Rubinelli and Umberto Gelatti.

in The European Journal of Public Health

August 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 1827 words.

As e-commerce and online pharmacies (OPs) arose, the potential impact of the Internet on the world of health shifted from merely the spread of information to a real opportunity to acquire...

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Accessing sexual health information online: use, motivations and consequences for youth with different sexual orientations

Kimberly J. Mitchell, Michele L. Ybarra, Josephine D. Korchmaros and Joseph G. Kosciw.

in Health Education Research

February 2014; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 5308 words.

We examine reasons why youth of different sexual orientations look for sexual health information online, and what, if anything, they do with it. The Teen Health and Technology study...

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Effectiveness of an online computer-tailored physical activity intervention in a real-life setting

Heleen Spittaels, I De Bourdeaudhuij, J Brug and C Vandelanotte.

in Health Education Research

June 2007; p ublished online September 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 5118 words.

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a computer-tailored physical activity intervention delivered through the Internet in a real-life setting. Healthy adults (n =...

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Learning to DISCERN online: applying an appraisal tool to health websites in a workshop setting

Deborah Charnock and Sasha Shepperd.

in Health Education Research

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 3204 words.

This study examined the application of DISCERN—validated criteria for judging the quality of printed information on treatment—to online health information in a workshop setting. A survey...

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Building capacity through the internet: lessons learnt from the Reviews of Health Promotion & Education Online

Sophie Dupéré, Sébastien Courchesne-O'Neill and Michel O'Neill.

in Health Promotion International

March 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 4234 words.

SUMMARY

From 2000 to 2008, the International Union for Health Promotion and Health Education transformed the Internet Journal of Health Promotion it had...

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Increasing medical students' engagement in public health: case studies illustrating the potential role of online learning

J. Sheringham, A. Lyon, A. Jones, J. Strobl and H. Barratt.

in Journal of Public Health

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 5062 words.

Background

The value of e-learning in medical education is widely recognized but there is little evidence of its value in teaching medical students about...

Underage Access to Online Alcohol Marketing Content: A YouTube Case Study

Adam E. Barry, Emily Johnson, Alexander Rabre, Gabrielle Darville, Kristin M. Donovan and Orisatalabi Efunbumi.

in Alcohol and Alcoholism

January 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 3784 words.

Aims: With the proliferation of the Internet and online social media use, alcohol advertisers are now marketing their products through social media sites such as YouTube,...

OncoRx-IQ: a tool for quality assessment of online anticancer drug interactions

Kevin Yi-Lwern Yap, Sreemanee Raaj and Alexandre Chan.

in International Journal for Quality in Health Care

April 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 5693 words.

Objective

The quality of online anticancer drug interaction information varies among online drug databases. We describe the creation of OncoRx-IQ, a tool...

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