Current Health News

January 8, 2014 - Issue 2699


McDonald's Shuts Down Employee Website Advising Workers to Avoid Fast Food...

Employee

January 8, 2014

You won't find this in their marketing material, but they've just shut down an employee website that created a PR nightmare after warning employees of the health hazards of the very food they produce and serve, and labeling these core items on its menu an "unhealthy choice."

Glaxo Says It Will Stop Paying Doctors to Promote Drugs

Drug Promotion

January 8, 2014

GlaxoSmithKline will become the first US drug company to stop the controversial practice of paying physicians to promote its products to other health care professionals.