Addiction

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, according to ...

Overweight & Obesity

Outdoor fast food ads could promote obesity, study finds

(Medical Xpress)—Past studies have suggested a relationship between neighborhood characteristics and obesity, as well as a connection between obesity and advertisements on television and in magazines.

Addiction

AFL, NRL, and cricket promoting alcohol to children

With two footy finals series set to begin in earnest next week, new research from Monash University shows that Australian children and adolescents receive millions of exposures to alcohol advertising when watching AFL, NRL, ...

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