223 Articles Matching "tv"

Kate Milliken to Host HIMSS TV at HIMSS19

Jan 18, 2019 , Mobile Health News
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Black and Hispanic youth are targeted with junk food ads, research shows

Jan 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Click over to TV programming that caters to black and Hispanic youth and the commercials almost exclusively push fast food, sugary drinks, bad-for-you snacks and candy, a new report shows....
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Study: Junk Food Ads Target Minority Kids

Jan 16, 2019 , WebMD
Fast food, candy, sugary drinks and unhealthy snacks accounted for 86 percent of food ad spending on black-targeted TV programming, and 82 percent of ad spending on Spanish-language TV, according to a new...
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5 secrets for tailoring your PR pitch for TV

Jan 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
How should PR pros adjust their pitches when approaching TV producers? The medium still garners plenty of attention—and requires a unique...
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Are TV Cereal Ads Making Your Kids Fat?

Jan 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Are TV Cereal Ads Making Your Kids Fat?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2019 12:00:00...
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'American Ninja Warrior' Finalist 'The Flying Phoenix' Najee Richardson Joins American Lung Association Fight For Air Climbs In Five Cities

Jan 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Today, the American Lung Association announced the dates and locations of five Fight For Air Climbs where American Ninja Warrior TV series finalist and National Fight For Air Climb Ambassador Najee Richardson will appear across the country. In 2019, Richardson will host teams and climb with attendee......
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As Medical Marketing Soars, Is Regulation Needed?

Jan 09, 2019 , WebMD
The problem, said one expert, is that by nature, ads tell consumers that the product is "good." Prescription drug ads mention side effects -- in a quick voiceover in a TV commercial, for instance -- but they do not quantify the benefits versus...
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Juul combats criticism with TV ad campaign featuring smokers who quit after switching to e-cigarettes

Jan 09, 2019 , CNBC Health
The campaign marks the start of a year Juul will need to spend proving to regulators its product is ending up where its supposed to — in the hands of adult smokers, not...
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10 Questions for Taye Diggs

Dec 29, 2018 , WebMD
As he looks forward to a new TV series, actor and author Taye Diggs talks about his family, health struggles, aging, and being a...
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What Celluloid Shrinks Tell Us About Psychotherapy Today

Dec 27, 2018 , Forbes
Movies and TV show a steady erosion in patients' expectations for privacy and confidentiality. Might intrusive insurance company practices be the...
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Providers, insurers call for strong enforcement of drug price transparency

Dec 20, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Many healthcare industry groups support the Trump administration's proposed rule to require drugmakers to list a drug's wholesale price in TV ads, while pharmaceutical groups bashed the...
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TV ads for sugary cereal do influence kids' breakfast cravings

Dec 20, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Young children are more likely to demand specific sugary cereals for breakfast when they have seen television ads for these products, a U.S. study suggests....
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TV's 'Laverne,' Filmmaker Penny Marshall Dies

Dec 19, 2018 , WebMD
Marshall came from Hollywood royalty -- she was the sister of the late writer-producer-director Garry Marshall and first wife to actor-director Rob Reiner of "All in the Family"...
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Health insurance on demand? Some are betting on it

Dec 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
On-demand insurance lets customers buy some of their coverage only if and when they need it, similar to how TV viewers might rent a new release from Amazon instead of paying every month for a pricey cable package they rarely...
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'Incredible Hulk' actor Lou Ferrigno hospitalized after pneumonia vaccination

Dec 15, 2018 , CNN Health
Actor Lou Ferrigno, star of the late 1970s TV series 'The Incredible Hulk,' says he got a vaccine shot for pneumonia that left him hospitalized with fluid in his bicep....
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Denture care brands use TV to get a grip on consumers

Nov 20, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Alphonso’s TS Kelly takes a look at the TV advertising strategies of leading denture adhesive brands, and how it might evolve. Read More...
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Study Reveals SilverSneakers Fitness Program Linked To Less Social Isolation And Better Health For Older Adults

Nov 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Participation in an exercise program has significant social benefits that in turn magnify benefits for health, according to a new study from Tivity Health (NASDAQ: TVTY) and the MIT AgeLab. Results from the study show that members of SilverSneakers® the nation's leading fitness program for older adu......
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A Documentary Takes a Look at TV Host and Cookbook Author Sandra Lee’s Breast Cancer Surgery

Nov 07, 2018 , WebMD
Emmy Award-winning TV host and best-selling cookbook author Sandra Lee offers a revealing look inside her breast cancer surgery in a new HBO...
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Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

Oct 20, 2018 , RxList
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services wants drugmakers to list the price of pharmaceuticals in television ads -- even as the industry tried to head off the new rules by promising to give consumers more information about...
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PhRMA members to provide cost info in TV ads

Oct 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America is directing member companies to provide drug cost information in direct-to-consumer TV ads, and it will inform patients about financial assistance in a new platform. Read More...
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