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Tobacco Industry Promotes Antismoking Campaigns

...ributions and specials events, Ibrahim said. One tactic also involves the industry producing its own ineffective campaigns in order to portray state programs as duplicative and a waste of public dollars. Campaigns designed by the tobacco companies patronize youth in their early teen years, with messages l...

Dog Fighting in the US: Bloody, Illegal and Booming

...te each other but too far away to bite -- a common tactic to prepare the dogs for combat, experts say. If convicted, the football star faces a possible six year prison sentence and 350,000 dollars in fines. "It does go with the gang culture, in every urban area," said Laurie Maxwell of the Humane Societ...

Tobacco Companies Obstructed Science

...o was "closed," they called for more research as a tactic to delay regulation. Drawing from his experiences as an expert witness in tobacco litigation cases, Proctor says that industry lawyers often claim that "government propaganda," such as warnings from the Surgeon General, was so overwhelming that the...

Activity Added to Video Games can Fight Fat, Shows Mayo Clinic

... from Mayo Clinic have come up with an interesting tactic to battle this problem. They have contemplated creating video games that are designed to make kids who play them, to be more active. These games ensure that the kid’s burn more calories than they would, by playing conventional screen games .This stud...

“Erectile Dysfunction” Drugs Heighten Natural Anti-Cancer Activiy

...components. The new Hopkins study homes in on a tactic used by cancers to avoid detection by the immune system by turning elements of that system to its own advantage, says Ivan Borrello, M.D., assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. Borrello and his colleagues found that tumors...

Impotency Drugs Help to Unmask Cancer Cells

... components. The new Hopkins study homes in on a tactic used by cancers to avoid detection by the immune system by turning elements of that system to its own advantage, says Ivan Borrello, M.D., assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. Borrello and his colleagues found that tumors ...

Advantage Coffee and Disadvantage-Diabetes

...t the time is still not ripe to advice coffee as a tactic to lower the risk of diabetes. American Diabetes Association spokesman Larry Deeb, MD, said 'People with diabetes and those at risk for developing diabetes have enough to worry about. It is nice to know that coffee isn't one of them, and it may actua...

All in the Name of ‘Breast Cancer Awareness

...st few years, using female nudity as a fundraising tactic has become extremely popular. For instance mainstream pioneers of this field the animal-rights charity Peta (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) with its famous campaign "I'd rather go naked than wear fur" has featured several celebrities ...

Bird flu no threat to McDonald's chicken: Advertisement strategy

...brook, Ill. This strategy is a risk and pressure tactic which would ensure that is a epidemic and bird flu scare spread they can influence the customers. They have already prepared ads and would air them, as soon as needed. It is now a fact backed by scientific research that humans cannot get bird flu b...

Abortion may cause mental illness

...ver critics term it as an "post-abortion syndrome" tactic from the anti-abortion movement. Researchers found that 72% of women who terminated their pregnancies were more likely to be hospitalised for psychiatric problems in the first four years after their pregnancy than women who carried their pregnancies ...

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