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Topic: Health

This Zika-Killing Billboard Lures Mosquitos With the Essence of Human Sweat and Breath

By expelling lactic acid and CO2

Out-of-home advertising continues its recent quest to make the outdoors a better place to live—not just a place to sell stuff—with interesting billboards in Brazil that kill mosquitos, and hope…

Ad of the Day: BBDO Turns to 3-D Stop-Motion Animation for These Lovely Autism PSAs

A whole imagined world

BBDO New York and the Ad Council have unveiled a beautiful new campaign for Autism Speaks, the autism science and advocacy group, using lovely 3-D stop-motion animation to tell the…

Nick Offerman Shows Off His Pizza Farm in Hilarious Ad for Healthy School Lunches

Taquitos and fish sticks straight off the vine

It's easy to give kids healthy, farm-fresh snacks like pizza, taquitos and fish sticks. Just grab them straight from the vine at Nick Offerman's pizza farm. The actor gives you a…

#MakeAChildCry Ads Remind Shocked Commuters That Sometimes Pain Means Love

Striking work for Doctors of the World

For the past two weeks, metro and subway riders throughout Western Europe looked up from their phones to find enormous close-up posters of toddlers whose expressions can only be described…

Ad of the Day: Memorial Sloan Kettering Tells Three Powerful, Inspiring Cancer Stories

Pereira & O'Dell extends the 'More science. Less fear' campaign

Giving people a new way to think and talk about cancer." That's the mission of three Internet films from New York's Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, according to chief communications officer…

Darkly Comic Ads for ZocDoc Illustrate the Utter Hell of Calling Your Doctor

Stop telling them you have rabies

ZocDoc knows how much it sucks trying to deal with doctors over the phone. Now, the online medical-care scheduling service positions itself as the cure for such headaches in a…

Empty Wheelchair Chases People Around a Mall in One of the Meanest Ad Pranks Yet

FCB Health's PSA about osteoporosis

Hand out fliers about the dangers of osteoporosis pretty much anywhere and see what happens. Crumple. Toss. No one reads all those statistics. But chase those same folks with a…

SoulCycle Spins Into the Growing Mobile Fitness Market With Its New App

Book your classes, then disconnect and ride

SoulCycle is known—and often parodied—for making spin classes a national craze. Until now, the buzz mostly came from word-of-mouth. But today, the brand launches a mobile app, supported by one…

Grey Treats Iodine Deficiency Through the Decorative Dots on Indian Women's Foreheads

Fighting malnutrition, one bindi at a time

Iodine deficiency is a huge issue in rural India, and here's one unusual way to help solve the problem—iodized bindis. The Neelvasant Medical Foundation and Research Center, a nonprofit group based…

At SXSW, Brands Are Playing Games With Your Health (in the Good Way)

Jockeying to be the next big names in digitally fueled wellness

The melding of tech and health is everywhere these days, but nowhere is the trend more visible than right now at South by Southwest. By combining technology, wellness and exercise, brands…

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