Tag Archives: Young

Exclusive: Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after Reuters exposes young ‘influencers’

(Reuters) – Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing campaign in response to Reuters inquiries into the company’s use of young online personalities to sell its new “heated tobacco” device, including a 21-year-old woman in Russia. The company’s internal “marketing standards” prohibit it from promoting tobacco products with youth-oriented… Read More »

$50K Grant Toward an HIV and Sexual Health Program for Young Women

A program that bolsters leadership skills and sexual health education among young, low-income women of color in New York City received a $ 50,000 grant from The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) in partnership with Macy’s. Specifically, the grant was awarded to the AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA) Centers at Gay Men’s Health… Read More »

How Montreal surgeons took apart and pieced back together the skull of a young hydrocephalus patient

On Nov. 5, a pediatric team led by Dr. Alexander Weil and Dr. Daniel Borsuk performed a 12-hour operation on a two-year-old girl with hydrocephalus at Montreal’s CHU Sainte-Justine hospital. They cut into the child’s scalp from ear to ear, removed her skull in pieces, drained nearly two litres of fluid from her brain and… Read More »