News tagged with television advertising

The side effects of statin ads

Television advertising may drive over-diagnosis of high cholesterol and over-treatment with statins, according to a new study by Dr. Jeff Niederdeppe from Cornell University in the US and colleagues. It appears that a trip ...

Mar 07, 2013
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TV ads entice kids to drink alcohol: study

(Medical Xpress) -- Efforts to reduce alcohol-related harm in Australia are being frustrated by high levels of alcohol advertising on television, particularly at times when children are likely to be watching, ...

Apr 25, 2012
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