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Australia proposes tough cigarette packaging rules

(AP) -- Tobacco companies in Australia will be forced to strip all logos from their cigarette packages and replace them with graphic images such as cancer-riddled mouths and sickly children under legislation unveiled Thursday ...

dateApr 07, 2011 in Health
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Changing young people's eating habits

A thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, reveals how school initiatives are succeeding in getting the message across to young people, but also points out that food advertisements are using health arguments to market ...

dateJun 09, 2010 in Health
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Online games new marketing tool for unhealthy foods

UC Davis public health researchers have found that children, who are already saturated with television messages about unhealthy food choices, are the targets of a new medium used to sell high-fat, high-sugar foods: advergames.

dateJun 03, 2010 in Health
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TV food advertisements promote imbalanced diets

Making food choices based on television advertising results in a very imbalanced diet according to a new study comparing the nutritional content of food choices influenced by television to nutritional guidelines published ...

dateJun 01, 2010 in Health
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FDA urges docs to report misleading drug ads

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it will begin asking doctors to keep an eye out for misleading drug advertisements as part of the agency's latest effort to police the pharmaceutical industry's multibillion-dollar ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Medications
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