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Topic: Health

American Heart Association Gets Emotional

Dalton Agency leads rebranding

The American Heart Association has launched a new campaign that is an emotional departure from its image as a purely factual and educational resource. The $4 million campaign, which includes digital,…

Nike FuelBand and Other Health Wearables Have Branding Issues

Data suggest the niche hasn't created enough awareness

If you want to figure out why Nike might be giving up on marketing FuelBand, its wellness tech product that joggers wear on their wrist, numbers from iModerate could provide…

How'd They Do That? Remarkable British Ad Goes in Utero to 'Film' an Unborn Baby

Grey's womb with a view

If you happened to catch this PSA on television in Britain this month, you might be left wondering if it is—could it somehow possibly be?—real footage. And that's the point. The…

HealthCentral Boosts Engagement With In-Depth Patient Stories

Showing successes in overcoming disease

After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Jodi Edwards admitted she was terrified. But it compelled her to stay active, and eventually she relearned not only how to walk but also…

How a Remarkable Twitter Campaign Got This Ohio Teenager a Bionic Arm

The story of #HandforTorri

Here's a powerful example of the potential of social media and brand charity. Friends of an Ohio teenager who was born without a full right arm launched a #HandforTorri campaign on…

A Look at How Many People Keep Their New Year’s Resolutions to Get Fit

Motivation wanes as time passes

If you're like most people, you don't make a New Year's resolution. Maybe that's because few of who do make them (the vast majority of which involve getting in shape)…

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Dec. 1-6

Holiday humor, the human body and a selfie shootout. Vote for your favorite spot

Along with two picks from the steady stream of holiday fare, this week's top commercials embrace the imperfect human body and perfect the art of the selfie. From uplifting to chuckle-inducing,…

Colorado's Keg-Stand Ad for Obamacare Is Probably the Dumbest in the Nation

But will the bro campaign work?

Hey, bro … what's a deductible? The Colorado Consumer Health Initiative and ProgressNow Colorado Education target young adults, including the oft-maligned and frequently wasted "bro" segment, in a series of shareable…

Alberta Gets Gross to Make Germophobes Think Twice About Unprotected Sex

Gonorrhea on the rise

When it comes to sex, Alberta seems to be redefining the phrase "getting freaky." Already home to Canada's highest rate of syphilis, the province is now seeing a rise in…

Welcome to the New Face of Big Pharma

On eve of Obamacare, brands shift marketing from pill pusher to best friend

Justin, a 12-year-old with Type 1 diabetes, just started middle school and was bummed he had to regularly check his blood sugar between periods while his pals rushed to the…

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