Commentary: In Indonesia and more countries, social media and Big Tobacco are hooking a whole new generation of smokers

Ad agency have actually skillfully leveraged social networks to keep tobacco marketing under the guideline radar, University of Southern California’s Robert Kozinets mentions. A guy passes a tobacco store in Shanghai on World No Tobacco Day on May31 (Picture: AFP/Peter Parks). CALIFORNIA: Big Tobacco is progressively utilizing social networks to discover brand-new methods to hook … Read more

FDA orders transvaginal surgical mesh pulled from market

SUBMIT IMAGE – A view reveals the U.S. Fda (FDA) head office in Silver Spring, Maryland August 14,2012 REUTERS/Jason Reed/File Image. REUTERS: The United States Fda on Tuesday (Apr 16) bought makers of transvaginal surgical mesh implants to right away stop their sale and circulation in the United States, the most recent action by the … Read more

US charges pummel drugmaker Indivior, hurt Reckitt

Indivior Plc lost three-quarters of its stock market value on Wednesday and former parent Reckitt Benckiser also fell after the U.S. Justice Department accused the British drugmaker of illegally boosting prescriptions for its blockbuster opioid addiction treatment. FILE PHOTO: Pharmacist Jim Pearce fills a Suboxone prescription at Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program in Boston, … Read more

Harvard Business School’s Robin Greenwood discusses the stock market plunge

The stock market goes off-road New York Stock Exchange Trader Frederick Reimer reacts as the Dow Jones industrial plunged on Monday. Photo by Richard Drew/AP Unexpected bumps suggest new forces in play; Business School professor mulls what they may be After years of robust growth so steady that it often seemed endless, U.S. financial markets … Read more

NBA players and Harvard M.B.A. students work together to build business acumen

The NBA-HBS career connection Harvard Business School Professor Anita Elberse is leading a new program that pairs NBA players with M.B.A. student mentors to help young athletes up their business game. Photo by Kwame Owusu-Kesse/K.KESS Photography In novel new program, basketball players and student mentors work together to build business acumen Years ago, when children … Read more

Symposium brings spheres together to lend insights to action for elderly

The science, business of aging Sachin Jain of CareMore Health spoke at the annual FUSION event about patient-centered health care. Rose Lincoln/Harvard Staff Photographer Symposium brings spheres together to lend insights to action for elderly The inevitable infirmities of aging may not be so certain after all, experts gathered at Harvard Business School (HBS) say, and … Read more

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