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Unilever will stop marketing to kids in an effort to curb childhood obesity

The company owns many familiar brands such as Ben & Jerry’s, Talenti and Breyers......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 14th, 2020

A little scoop: Unilever will stop marketing to kids in an effort to curb childhood obesity

With brands such as Ben & Jerry’s, Talenti, Breyers, Klondike and Good Humor, ice cream giant Unilever will stop marketing to children......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 14th, 2020

Wash U gets $14 million to test program aimed at reducing childhood obesity

Washington University School of Medicine said Monday it's receiving $14 million to test a family based program that aims to curb childhood obesity......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 11th, 2018

Columbus Foundation launches "critical need" campaign focusing on at-risk children

The Columbus Foundation is seeking support for an effort to combat youth homelessness and to help low-income families at risk of losing access to early childhood education. The foundation wants to raise $1.5 million for the Our Kids campaign in what it'.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 7th, 2018

YouTube is changing its algorithms to stop recommending conspiracies

YouTube is retooling a core feature that recommends videos to users in an effort to curb the company's role in promoting misleading content......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 25th, 2019

Should you let your kids have a cellphone in school?

Digital device policies are all over the map in U.S. schools. Parents and teachers are divided on whether to curb or ban phone use.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 5th, 2020

Kobe Bryant fought anxiety and obesity with a children"s podcast called "The Punies" and a campaign to keep kids in sports

Vaughn Ridley/Getty NBA star Kobe Bryant died Sunday, January 26, in a helicopter crash. He was 41 years old.  The sports legend was a vocal advocate for mental health awareness, spoke about his own fears and insecurities.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 27th, 2020

3 Things You Can Learn From Starbucks About Mobile App Marketing

You may not be your customers' habitual morning stop, but that doesn't mean you can't embrace Starbucks' winning mobile app marketing tactics......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 25th, 2020

Jessica Simpson quit drinking after she got too drunk to dress her kids for Halloween

Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Jessica Simpson Collection Jessica Simpson said she realised "something's got to stop" after she got too drunk to dress he.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 24th, 2020

Former marketing executive develops one-stop shop for workplace wellness

Amber Rosen's Breakroom Fitness provides companies with physical and mental wellness services, including exercise classes, team-building activities and educational workshops......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 23rd, 2020

China extended its Wuhan coronavirus quarantine to 2 more cities, cutting off 19 million people in an unprecedented effort to stop the outbreak

Xiaolu Chu/Getty Images) China has extended travel restrictions to two more cities as part of an unprecedented quarantine to try and control a coronavirus.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 23rd, 2020

YouTube overhauls advertising, data collection on kids content

YouTube said Monday it is scaling back its data collection and what kind of ads can run alongside children's content, part of an effort to satisfy regulators who said it violated rules around underage viewers......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 6th, 2020

When your child should stop sucking their thumb and how to help

Yasser Chalid/Getty Images Most kids will give up thumb sucking between the ages of two and four-years-old. Thumb sucking is mostly harmless unless it goes on for multiple year.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 31st, 2019

Number of children swallowing dangerous magnets surges as industry largely polices itself

Company officials are leading an effort to prevent injuries through voluntary standards, but critics say that won’t protect kids. .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 26th, 2019

Coca-Cola documents show targeting of teens, despite obesity problem

Countries such as Mexico, Chile and Brazil have pushed back against sugary sodas legislatively, enacting sugary drink taxes and limiting advertising directly to kids......»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 18th, 2019

Fannie, Freddie curb some loans as regulator reins in risk

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are pulling back on some mortgages meant to make homeownership more affordable, their latest effort to rein in risk at the behest of their regulator......»»

Category: worldSource: nytDec 10th, 2019

Fannie, Freddie curb some loans as regulator reins in risk

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are pulling back on some mortgages meant to make homeownership more affordable, their latest effort to rein in risk at the behest of their regulator......»»

Category: worldSource: nytDec 10th, 2019

Humans aren"t the only species that rely on grandmothers to watch the kids: Orca grannies ensure baby whales live longer

Image courtesy of Daniel W. Franks. Humans and orca whales have something in common: in both species, females survive long after they stop bearing children. In humans, anthropologists use the term "grandmother e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 9th, 2019

A deli owner in Texas is replying to hundreds of kids" letters to Santa that are dropped in his store"s Christmas mailbox

CBS affiliate KENS5 Aleem Chaudhry, who owns Gino's Deli Stop-N-Buy in San Antonio, Texas, installed a Christmas-themed mailbox in his store. Kids started dropping letters to Santa inside.  Some ask questions, askin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 9th, 2019

Newsletter: Privacy-minded consumer groups say the kids aren"t all right

Coalition calls on FTC to review how companies are marketing to children and tracking them online. Coalition calls on FTC to review how companies are marketing to children and tracking them online......»»

Category: topSource: latimesDec 9th, 2019

Unilever names Braams as new marketing head in expanded role

Consumer goods giant Unilever Plc on Tuesday appointed Conny Braams to the new post of chief digital and marketing officer, expanding the scope of a role previously held by advertising industry veteran Keith Weed......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 3rd, 2019