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Mobile Health Apps Guidance to be Released by FDA

Mobile Health Apps Guidance to be Released by FDA | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
Last week 3 days of Congressional hearings on technology in healthcare, and mobile health apps concluded. The FDA will release final guidance by Oct 1, 2013
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Fitbug vs. Fitbit: activity trackers in trademark tussle

Fitbug vs. Fitbit: activity trackers in trademark tussle | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
U.K.-based activity tracker Fitbug has filed a complaint against rival Fitbit, alleging trademark infringement.
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A Multifacete Social Norms Approach t Reduce High-Risk Drinking

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Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Midcourse Report: Strategies to Increase Physical Activity Among Youth

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Midcourse Report: Strategies to Increase Physical Activity Among Youth | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it

In response to a desire from both federal and nonfederal stakeholders for the 2008 Physical Activity
Guidelines for Americans to be updated on a regular
basis, the U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services (HHS) Office of Disease Prevention and
Health Promotion (ODPHP), the President’s Council on
Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN), the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the National
Institutes of Health (NIH) formed a federal steering
group to discuss this issue.

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The future role of research in mHealth | mHIMSS

The future role of research in mHealth | mHIMSS | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it

The recent story "mHealth's model: Moving from statistics to sustainability" caught my attention this week. As a young researcher who has just embarked on data collection, I can somewhat relate. The article highlights the growing irritation with pilotitis in the mHealth space as we face a transition in healthcare from quantity to quality.

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Domhnall MacAuley: No easy prescription for physical activity

Domhnall MacAuley: No easy prescription for physical activity | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
April 6th was World Physical Activity Day—did you miss it? Probably good news. Best to keep doctors out of it. Let me explain: I believe passionately in the benefits of physical activity, have researched it, published, editorialised, practised, and promoted it at every opportunity. The benefits of physical activity are undisputed and physical activity is to be encouraged, supported and facilitated where ever possible. But I am not sure that doctors have a central role.
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Digitas Health Finds Pharma Companies Lag on Social - eMarketer

Digitas Health Finds Pharma Companies Lag on Social - eMarketer | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
Bruce Grant, senior vice president of business strategy at Digitas Health, spoke with eMarketer about how pharma companies can catch up to other industries in social media.

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Food and Beverage Marketing to Children and Adolescents: Limited Progress by 2012, Recommendations for the Future

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Screening for Prostate Cancer: A Guidance Statement From the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians

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Brazil, China, and India Are Fat, And Getting Fatter

Brazil, China, and India Are Fat, And Getting Fatter | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
In addition to infrastructure, the BRICS need to focus on healthcare spending. They fail to address their obesity rates that their peril.
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Bill's Story - Tips From Former Smokers

Bill's Story - Tips From Former Smokers | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
The story of Bill, a former smoker who has diabetes, had his leg amputated, and suffered kidney failure.
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• CORPORATE REPUTATION OF PHARMA IN GERMANY, ITALY, UK AND USA

•  CORPORATE REPUTATION OF PHARMA IN GERMANY, ITALY, UK AND USA | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
PatientView's latest PatientView Plus reports

In January 2013, PatientView published ‘The Corporate Reputation of Pharma—the Patient Perspective', based on the opinions of 600 patient groups worldwide. PatientView is now releasing four reports on the performance of major pharma companies in Germany, Italy, UK and USA.

Surprisingly, the corporate reputation of pharma, and the rankings of each of the pharma companies, varies significantly between the four countries.

In 2012, 40% of 600 respondent patient groups believed that the corporate reputation of pharma had declined worldwide. However, patient groups' attitude to pharma varies significantly across the four countries analysed.

Pharma in the USA stands out as worst among the four countries: 

63% of  respondent US patient groups believe that the corporate reputation of the pharma industry declined in 201240% of respondent UK patient groups believe that the corporate reputation of the pharma industry declined in 201237% of respondent Italian patient groups believe that the corporate reputation of the pharma industry declined in 201233% of respondent German  patient groups believe that the corporate reputation of the pharma industry declined in 2012

Top pharma performers for 2012

Companies ranking top for corporate reputation in the different countries: Germany: JanssenItaly: PfizerUK: PfizerUSA: Bayer



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rob halkes's curator insight, April 8, 2013 2:26 PM

As it looks to me, those companies that rate best, will be the ones that show the most health care oriented behaviours, other than just "pill deliveries" . Pharma could best come forward in its maret position and it is revenues as it sees itself as a care for health partner.

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Why exercise should be added to cancer treatment plans

Why exercise should be added to cancer treatment plans | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
One in two men and one in three women will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime.
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On Social Marketing and Social Change: Getting Social Marketing Wrong in Health Behavior and Health Education

On Social Marketing and Social Change: Getting Social Marketing Wrong in Health Behavior and Health Education | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
I often find myself asking “Where do people get these odd ideas about social marketing from?” You probably know some of them, such as – Social marketing programs take a lot of time to plan. Social marketing is expensive to...
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Harder Exercise, Not Longer, Best for Heart Health

Harder Exercise, Not Longer, Best for Heart Health | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
Exercise that focuses on intensity rather than duration of activity can significantly lower the risk for the constellation of cardiovascular risk factors known as the metabolic syndrome, researchers f...
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Promoting health in prison | BMJ

Promoting health in prison | BMJ | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
Health promotion in prisonThe first dedicated health promotion strategy for prisons in England and Wales was published in 2002.8 Because few resources have been invested in evaluating it, its impact is largely unknown.11 12 In 2008-09 Her...
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Dietary sugars and body weight: systematic review and meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials and cohort studies | BMJ

Dietary sugars and body weight: systematic review and meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials and cohort studies | BMJ | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
AbstractObjective To summarise evidence on the association between intake of dietary sugars and body weight in adults and children.Design Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials and prospective cohort studies.Data...
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The White House wants to reverse $500 million in Medicaid cuts

The White House wants to reverse $500 million in Medicaid cuts | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
The Affordable Care Act was supposed to cut $500 million next year in Medicaid spending. With Republican governors on the fence about the expansion, the White House wants to reverse that.

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Note this line -- also picked up by various bloggers today:

"It’s a surprising move for the White House in that it could make it a bit easier for states not to expand the Medicaid program. If they know the additional dollars are coming in, there’s a bit less worry about turning down the Medicaid expansion funds."

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Quitting smoking 'cuts heart risk'

Quitting smoking 'cuts heart risk' | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
Giving up smoking reduces the risk of heart disease even if it results in significant weight gain, a US study finds.
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LILA Milano | Sperimentazione di un intervento per favorire la diagnosi tempestiva dell’infezione da HIV attraverso l’offerta attiva di test rapido salivare

LILA Milano | Sperimentazione di un intervento per favorire la diagnosi tempestiva dell’infezione da HIV attraverso l’offerta attiva di test rapido salivare | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it

E' partito il progetto promosso dalla Consulta delle Associazioni per la lotta contro l'AIDS e finanziato dalMinistero della Salute che ha lo scopo di valutare fattibilità ed efficacia di un intervento di offerta attiva di Test rapido salivare in un approccio "Provider initiated counseling and testing" in contesti non sanitari.

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No credible evidence that people are 'born lazy' - Health News - NHS Choices

No credible evidence that people are 'born lazy' - Health News - NHS Choices | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it
DNA, genetic, exercise, getting fit, motivation, lazy, laziness
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The Impact of a Student-Driven Social Marketing Campaign on College Student Alcohol-Related Beliefs and Behaviors

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Consumption Junction: Childhood Obesity Determined Largely by Environmental Factors, Not Genes or Sloth

Consumption Junction: Childhood Obesity Determined Largely by Environmental Factors, Not Genes or Sloth | Health promotion. Social marketing | Scoop.it

Although kids can typically adjust their energy intake by regulating their food, Temple University public health professor Jennifer Fisher says, their surroundings and options may change that equation for kids in the same way that it does in adult

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