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Oprah and Arianna Join Forces OWN content coming soon to special section on Huffington Post

Arianna Huffington and Oprah Winfrey are forging a new friendship, intended to share the talk show queen’s health-and-happiness mantra with the vast network of Huffington Post readers and bloggers. Come August,…

May 23, 2012, 12:12 PM EDT

JWT's Rob Quish Enlists Jon Lester for Childhood Cancer PSA Passion project for exiting Atlanta CEO

JWT Atlanta's new campaign for the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation is a passion project for outgoing CEO Rob Quish, whose 19-year-old son Will was diagnosed with cancer at age 11.…

May 11, 2012, 2:05 PM EDT

Life Is Sweet for Man Eating Sugar Packets in PSA NYC anti-obesity spot picked up nationally

We all know New York City is very concerned about our diet, but now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have picked up one of the city's anti-junk-food ads…

May 3, 2012, 11:08 AM EDT

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder PSA Makes You Watch Over and Over Viewer experiences OCD's symptoms

Here's a nice example of form meets function—a one-second PSA about obsessive-compulsive disorder that you have to watch over and over again to get the message, much as OCD sufferers…

March 5, 2012, 2:10 PM EST

Droga5 Creative Invents Adhesive Bandages That Save Lives Become a marrow donor with a drop of blood

Next time you cut your finger and need an adhesive bandage, you could save someone's life in the process. Not your own life, of course—unless that paper cut is particularly…

February 27, 2012, 4:34 PM EST

Big River Takes Fairy-Tale Approach to Childhood Obesity Fable cautions against poor diet choices

Concepted by Richmond, Va., advertising agency Big River and produced by Ringside Creative, this lovely spot for an undisclosed client (purportedly a "large wellness company") tells a cautionary childhood tale…

February 17, 2012, 4:33 PM EST

What the Newsstand Hides Magazines changing the way they present subscriber issues

With the weak state of newsstand sales, magazines have to be more competitive than ever, leading some editors to take a more commercial approach for their newsstand buyers, as the…

February 7, 2012, 6:35 AM EST

Cut Back on Junk Food If You Like Having Legs, Says NYC New set of shock ads fight obesity

New York City's health department has used startling imagery for its anti-obesity ads in the past, including the guy who drank the tall glass of pure fat. Its latest effort…

January 11, 2012, 3:05 PM EST

Ad of the Day: British Heart Foundation Tough guy Vinnie Jones demonstrates proper CPR technique … with absolutely no kissing

At some point in our lives, we've probably all taken some sort of mandatory CPR course. And at a later point, we've probably all forgotten most of what we learned—something…

January 5, 2012, 3:54 PM EST

FDA Takes Aim at 1-800-GET-THIN's Lap-Band Ads Surgery deaths bring added scrutiny to risks

"Let your new life begin" is one promise made in ads for 1-800-GET-THIN, a marketer of lap-band weight-loss surgery. Tragically, five California residents recently died following such procedures at 1-800-GET-THIN…

December 15, 2011, 8:54 AM EST