TITLE

Is showbiz good for your health?

PUB. DATE
July 2015
SOURCE
Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Jul2015, Vol. 93 Issue 7, p442
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines whether entertainment programs can impact public health. Topics discussed include opposition to the vast quantity of health-harming imagery in films and television shows and the power of mass media to reach millions of people. The collaboration between entertainment companies and health advocates for the dissemination of public health messages and the involvement of foundations in the funding of health advocacies are then mentioned.
ACCESSION #
103624373

 

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