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GSK snares top pharma honors at Lions Health with first Grand Prix in years

CANNES, France—It’s been a long three years since a pharma jury here handed out Grand Prix honors. But Monday night, GlaxoSmithKline and its ad agency McCann Health broke through. At the annual Cannes Lions Health awards, they picked up the coveted top prize in pharma advertising with a mobile application called Breath of Life, used to… Read More »

Beverly Hills could become first US city to prohibit sale of all tobacco products

Beverly Hills City Hall in Beverly Hills, California on January 13, 2018. Raymond Boyd | Michael Ochs Archives | Getty Images LOS ANGELES — The Beverly Hills City Council will consider a first-in-the-nation ban on all tobacco sales next Tuesday. The ordinance would apply to cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes sold… Read More »

First 3-parent baby born in clinical trial to treat infertility

3-parent techniques were developed to help mothers avoid passing on mitochondrial disease to their childrenSPL/Getty Images By Helen Thomson A Greek woman has given birth to a baby boy using a controversial technique that combines DNA from three people, in the first clinical trial of its kind to treat infertility. The boy was born on… Read More »