News tagged with health industry

A call to regulate starvation of 'Paris thin' models

Prohibiting runway models from participating in fashion shows or photo shoots if they are dangerously thin would go a long way toward preventing serious health problems among young women—including anorexia nervosa and death ...

Dec 21, 2015
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EU breached tobacco lobbying rules: watchdog

The EU has failed to be transparent about its dealings with the tobacco industry, in breach of UN rules, the bloc's watchdog said Monday after a lobbying scandal claimed a top Brussels official.

Oct 05, 2015
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Big Food and public health research

As an obesity researcher I have publicly grappled with the ethics of working with the food industry here on Obesity Panacea for several years.  Originally I had always leaned more towards the view of engaging with industry. ...

Aug 14, 2015
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