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Pura Vida: Living Longer and Healthier in Costa Rica

By On February 11, 2016

Health care costs are 10 times higher in the United States than in Costa Rica. And what do these lower health care costs get you? Well, apparently, a longer life span.… Read More

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Heart Disease and Women: Know the Risks and Preventions

By On February 6, 2015

The goal of National Wear Red Day is to “encourage everyone to wear red, raise their voices, know their cardiovascular risk, and take action to live longer, healthier lives.” … Read More

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Health Advertising Adversity

By On January 23, 2015

As a communications professional, part of the challenge in getting your message out is the art of the delivery.… Read More

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Can Positive Campaigns Help More Smokers Quit?

By On October 15, 2014

There are advertisements everywhere that try to convince people to quit smoking because of the detrimental effects it has on their health. But you seldom see advertisements that promote the health benefits… Read More

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Kick Butts Day 2014: We Keep Telling Kids Not to Smoke. Why Aren’t They Listening?

By On March 19, 2014

Smoking is bad. Anyone younger than the age of 35 has had this message hammered into their head since elementary school. You shouldn’t smoke, they say. Smoking causes cancer and a host… Read More