He says those who viewed the website that included videos performed one more risk protection behavior than those who visited the plain text site.
Perrault says MSU has been looking for the best way to inform the general public about their scientific discoveries, and is likely to conduct further research to expand upon this study's findings.
The study, “Testing the Effects of the Addition of Videos to a Website Promoting Environmental Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Practices: Are Videos Worth It?” was published online today in the National Communication Association's Journal of Applied Communication Research.
This winter's flu outbreak has prompted three Grand Rapids hospitals to ask visitors who are sick to go home and come back when they're well. There are no such restrictions in place locally so far. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.