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Ultra-Processed Foods and Weight Gain Print E-mail
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Monday, 20 May 2019 19:59
 
Less-expensive, easier-to-prepare ultra-processed foods can make you fat, a new study says. People limited to a diet of primarily highly processed foods ate more calories and gained more weight than when their diet mostly consisted of minimally processed foods, finds the study, published May 16 in the journal Cell Metabolism.
 
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White House requires Big Pharma to list drug prices on TV ads as soon as this summer Print E-mail
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Monday, 13 May 2019 18:20
 
Berkeley Lovelace, Jr. reports for CNBC on May 8, 2019:
Pharmaceutical companies will be required to disclose the price of its prescription medicines in television commercials, the Trump administration says. The requirement is set to take effect as soon as this summer and will apply to drugs that cost more than $35 for a month's supply. High drug costs have become a rare bipartisan issue with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle demanding something be done.
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Big Tobacco Succeeds in Targeting Teens Print E-mail
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Monday, 06 May 2019 17:56
 
Alex Bogusky ran an effective marketing campaign 20 years ago that helped "young people to see the tobacco companies as they really were" when it came to marketing cigarettes. His NY Times editorial, published 5/3/19, points out the current regulatory hole that is allowing Big Tobacco to ramp up marketing for vaping to teenagers. These marketing efforts have the potential to wipe out the significant public health progress over the past 2 decades in reducing tobacco use in teenagers. He advocates for corporate moral responsibility in the advertising industry through the "Quit Big Tobacco" campaign.
 
"Few healthcare professionals and executives who read this editorial will support Big Tobacco marketing vaping to teenagers," according to Craig Tanio, MD, MBA, a member of the executive team at Rezilir Health in Hollywood, FL. "It has been 55 years since the Surgeon General's first report on cigarettes and the facts are clear."
 
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Thursday, 18 April 2019 00:00
 
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