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June 12, 2017

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Categories: Food and Beverage, Healthcare, Patient Communications

Med-Sci Matters by Dr. Dave

Pricey ads? At AMA’s meeting now underway, members will vote on a resolution to persuade FDA, FCC and FTC that retail prices of drugs must be included in all direct-to-consumer (DTC) ads.  The proposal can be found here.  Among the...

May 24, 2016

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Categories: FDA News, Food and Beverage

New Nutrition Facts Labels Are Coming But Does This Mean You’ll Pay More Attention to What You’re Eating?

We blogged way back in 2014 on the proposed Nutrition Facts Label and since that time there’s been quite a bit of debate on what should and shouldn’t be included on the new labels. Food companies are expected to change...

March 9, 2015

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Categories: Consumer Education, Food and Beverage

What the facts say about Millennials and nutrition

Linking the words “healthy, wealthy and wise” goes back at least as far as John Clarke’s 1639 collection of English and Latin proverbs. But few members of today’s self-aware Millennial generation would submit to the proverb’s rhyming formula, “early to...

June 13, 2014

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Categories: Food and Beverage

Food Bloggers: It’s Not Just What They Cook, It’s Who They Are

Hundreds of food bloggers descended upon Miami last month for BlogHer Food ’14, the must-attend event for the food blogging community. With 90 percent of people going online for recipes, food blogging has taken the social world by storm. Some...

June 2, 2014

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Categories: Consumers, Food and Beverage, Health and Wellness

Staying Skeptical of the Buzz: A Reformed Fad Dieter’s Take on Nutrition

On any given day, 20 percent of Americans will say they’re on a diet. I’ve rarely been the exception. In the past, I’ve tried them all based on trending suggestions: I’ve eliminated adult foods via the baby food diet. I’ve...

March 19, 2014

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Categories: Brand Marketing, Digital and Social Media, Food and Beverage

Technology is King (of Thrones) at SXSW

Just as the music it showcases evolves over time, so to have the brand activations and integrations at leading music, film and technology festival South by Southwest (SXSW). Held each year in Austin, TX, SXSW has become a “can’t-miss marketing...