New guidelines from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) have banned raunchy billboards from public display --- a move which implies that clothing and perfume companies that use sexy billboards featuring near-nude models will have to think of more `acceptable' ways of promoting their products!
In what apparently will be the one of the world’s ‘most shocking’ anti-smoking messages ever, campaigners in Canada have unveiled their plans to include ‘graphic images of smokers dying of cancer’ on all cigarette packets sold in the country!
Unhealthy lifestyles and fast-paced work culture are apparently taking their toll on the employees, chiefly the younger lot --- with a new survey having revealed that the under-30s employees are two times as likely to avail a sick leave as their older colleagues!
It is "far too often" that cancer patients are let down by doctors who fail to identify some of the other serious medical problems that the treatment of cancer may lead to, claims one of the renowned cancer experts in the UK!
Drinking alcohol in moderation is apparently not too harmful; in fact, it might just be what may be needed to lower the risk of asthma --- that is what has been highlighted in a new study recently presented at the European Respiratory Society's annual congress in Amsterdam!
The risk of unwanted pregnancy and sexually-transmitted diseases is on the rise among the British teenagers over the last two years, with an increasing number of youth having admitted that they had had unprotected sex with a new partner!
Good News USA
- Vodafone NZ’s new ‘Red Home’ packages will offer UFB and 150 TV channels
- Vodafone NZ’s full-year profit plunged by more than two-thirds to $56 million
- Vodafone adding 34 European countries to ‘AU$5 per day’ international roaming option
- Telstra launches its new ‘Every Day Connect Data Share Packages’
- Voyager signs “multimillion-dollar deal” with submarine cable group Hawaiki