Posts tagged “social media”

NHS England boss admits anti-vaccine campaigns are gathering speed due to social media

March 5th, 2019
NHS England boss admits anti-vaccine campaigns are gathering speed due to social media

The boss of NHS England has admitted that anti-vaccine campaigns are gathering speed. Simon Stevens said that parents were being exposed to ‘fake news’ on social media and online campaigns, which are making it difficult to persuade them of the benefits of immunisation programmes. Speaking at a recent health summit hosted by the Nuffield Trust, […]

Scroll Free September campaign challenges social media users to log off for a month

July 31st, 2018
Scroll Free September campaign challenges social media users to log off for a month

The Royal Public Health Society is set to launch a campaign to encourage social media users to log off for a month. The Scroll Free September campaign is targeting regular users of sites like Facebook and Twitter and urging them to refrain from checking in, sharing photos and updating their statuses for 30 days. The […]

Surge In Demand For Cosmetic Surgery

February 28th, 2013
Surge In Demand For Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic surgeons in the USA have reported a surge in demand for treatment. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), demand for a variety of operations has increased by around 5% this last year compared to the same period in 2011-2012. Breast augmentations appear to be the most popular type of treatment with […]

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