Topic: Health

Zocdoc Invites American Workers Everywhere to Take an 'Unsick Day' for Their Health

Don't skip routine checkups

Feeling a tad unsick today? Well, don't come in to work … but feel free to spread it around. Healthcare scheduling service Zocdoc is proposing Unsick Day—a day off each year for…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Ads Urge British Women to Get Out and Exercise in All Their Jiggly, Sweaty Glory

An anthem for average females working out

Exercise is hard enough already without your arm fat flapping like a chicken wing to discourage you. But if we could learn to stop worrying and love the sweaty slap…

Photograph These Ingenious Ads, and You'll Learn How to Save Kids From Eye Cancer

One easy trick for early detection

If you take a flash photograph of a child, and one of his or her pupils looks white in the resulting image, it can indicate an eye tumor. In the…

A Little Girl With Cancer Wanted to Make Her Own PSA, and It's Amazing

Hannah shares her story of bravery

"I want to be on TV a lot, and I want to be on the newspaper so people can see how brave I've been during cancer," says young Hannah, speaking…