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Demand For Diet Drugs On The Rise
...in the 1980s and one such was starch blockers. The marketers
promised that it would melt the pounds away. But failed to mention that it would also result in serious gastrointestinal distress. But many doctors and nutritionist have been telling the public that there are alternate methods to lose weight, which a...
Teenagers Get Hooked To Ecstasy
...white adolescents in the northeastern states. Drug marketers
target kids with New Age philosophies and seemingly positive messages. But the kids fail to understand that the positive messages are clearly nothing more than a marketing ploy. MDMA suppresses the need to eat, sleep, or drink and, consequently, al...
Freshness Dating? Researchers Express Doubts
...in Natick, MA. Freshness dating has been used by marketers
to differentiate themselves from competing products. As a product approaches its "best if used by" date, there may be more for a manufacturer to lose than to gain by having decided to use "freshness dating" in the first place. Contact: Collin R. Payn...
Electronic Mosquito Repellents Fail to Prevent Malaria Transmission
...m and a successful prosecution in the 1980s of EMR marketers
under the UK Trade Description Act has not affected worldwide marketing of the devices. “This is a concern,” they write, “because it is likely to lead to consumers not using other protective methods that are proven to work.” Such personal protection ...