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Stella Artois Wants You to Buy a Lady a Drink and It Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does

I have been seeing commercials for Stella Artois' Buy a Lady a Drink campaign for a few months, and I am as impressed with the execution of the campaign as I am with the effort to address the important issue of the current global water crisis. For the Buy a Lady a Drink campaign, Stella Artois has partnered with to raise awareness of the fact that 750 million people around the world do not have access to clean water. In particular, the campaign aims to bring attention to t… [Read More]

Alcohol Awareness Month Seeks to Address Problems of Alcoholism before It’s too Late

When people think "April," they think about showers bringing May flowers and a few rousing pranks on the first of the month. April is also host to a much more serious event: Alcohol Awareness Month. The World Health Organization (WHO) has cited alcohol as the third highest global epidemic in a measurement of potential years of life lost due to premature death. This annual death toll is estimated to be at least 2.5 million people worldwide. In the United States, this number is about… [Read More]

National Public Health Week Highlights Need for Continued Health Improvement

This week marks the 20th anniversary of National Public Health Week, an annual event dedicated to improving the health of the American public. And for the record, we're not doing so great. Ask many people where the United States ranks in terms of health and you're likely to hear that that we're the healthiest in the world (We're America after all, right? We're always #1!). But if you ask someone immersed in the public health world, we know that such a perception is dramatically incor… [Read More]


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