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Pathogens and pop culture: Insight from an infectious disease researcher
SOM researcher Billy Fischer discusses the portrayal of the Ebola virus in the 2018 Jack Ryan TV series and provides in-depth analysis of the science and myths surrounding Ebola in popular culture.
Chilean marketing restrictions lead to 73% reduction in ads for unhealthy food and drink seen by children
A study from researchers in the Global Food Research Program shows that Chile’s bold daytime ban on TV advertising for unhealthy foods/drinks led to significant drops in the overall number of ads.
Research finds marketing of “toddler milk” is misleading for parents
The ultra-processed beverage is increasing in sales, despite warnings from organizations like the American Academy of Pediatrics. Gillings researchers conducted a systematic review of literature on the use of toddler milk and found that parents believe the product is superior to cow’s milk because of how it is presented to consumers.