Ads news, articles and information:
|2/9/2016 - Natural News readers love the fact that to this very day, we do not run auto-play videos, pop-up ads, pop-under ads, animated ads or other obtrusive, annoying ad units. Now, we're adding something else to that list: No more ads from ad networks!
(This means we also have new opportunities for quality...|
|7/14/2015 - Using standards of "fairness," "tolerance" and "decency" imposed on the country recently via the PC Speech Police, it is time Americans took action to stop the hate being perpetuated by retail coffee giant Starbucks.
Why? Because Starbucks might be racist.
As reported by USA Today, Republican...|
|4/14/2015 - A U.S.-based web site critical of interventionist conflict has alleged that Google has censored some of its content, calling the action "authoritarian" and accusing the media giant of acting like "an arm of the U.S. State Department.
The complaint from the founders of AntiWar.com, a news portal which...|
|11/14/2013 - Obamacare is not only a failed website; it's also a system of beliefs forced on Americans. On top of that, it is a gross system of welfare, encouraging immaturity and completely destroying the virtue of personal responsibility in America.
As a forced set of beliefs, the Affordable Care Act fines...|
|10/8/2013 - Selling prescription drugs to the general public is illegal, and even doctors cannot come to your home and sell you pharmaceuticals, yet television advertisements enter our home, usually between our favorite programs, and do exactly that. Since 1997, the United States government has allowed drug advertisers...|
|8/19/2013 - While completing a recent purchase on Amazon.com, I was hit with a Prilosec ad served up on the Amazon.com shopping cart. The ad screams, "ONE PILL EACH MORNING. 24 HOURS. ZERO HEARTBURN*." (See ad image, below.)
The * character, by the way, refers you to the bottom of the ad where it...|
|7/22/2013 - In recent years, there has been plenty of notice given to unhealthy food advertisements on TV, specifically geared toward kids. The most recent analysis finds that the quantity and frequency of these ads are on the decline - but are they finding other places to make an appearance?
A new analysis...|
|7/1/2013 - Have you had enough yet of the dad bashing frequently seen in the media? According to sitcoms and TV commercials, men are complete idiots who wouldn't even know how to put their own underwear on straight if it weren't for their wives telling them how to do things.
Clorox jumped on the man-bashing...|
|10/23/2012 - Much to nobody's surprise, Monsanto, DuPont and other big corporations that stand to lose money are putting big bucks into the "No" on Prop. 37 campaign. In fact, they've already spent over $34 million on their highly manipulative and, in some cases, even fraudulent ads. Their goal is to scare voters...|
|10/5/2012 - In a bizarre development on the fight for Proposition 37 (the GMO labeling initiative) in California, the "No on 37" campaign, funded by Monsanto and other agribusiness giants, has been forced to pull one of its own television ads.
The ad featured an opinion from an individual identified on screen...|
|12/28/2011 - A report released by the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity finds that soft drink companies target black and Latino teens with ads for sugary drinks. The beverages identified by the Center as least healthy are also those most heavily promoted to children of color, researchers found.
|12/26/2011 9:01:04 PM - Earlier in the year, the Consumer Wellness Center (CWC) conducted an investigation into those tricky acai berry diet advertisements that lure web surfers into purchasing "free" or low-cost trials of weight loss supplements, only to have their credit cards charged for hundreds of dollars in "membership"...|
|7/16/2011 - According to network rules that regulate British TV, sex scenes are kept off the airwaves until after nine PM in order to protect children from their influence. The results of a recent study conducted by researchers by the University of Liverpool are now prompting calls for similar restrictions on food...|
|4/14/2011 - Nearly one-forth of students are overweight or obese. Though junk food and fast food ads aren't completely to blame for childhood obesity, they do contribute to the overall problem.
The Impact of Banning Junk Food Ads Aimed at Kids
The Australian Medical Association has requested a ban on junk food...|
|2/10/2011 - Over the last several months, the LA Times website and other mainstream media outlets have been running ads featuring text with messages like, "1 Trick of a Tiny Belly: Cut down a bit of your belly every day using this 1 weird old tip."
A Consumer Wellness Center investigation (www.ConsumerWellness.com)...|
|11/28/2010 - We've been covering the soft drink industry lately, publishing articles on soda pop marketing to children that seem so bizarre, many people are simply unable to believe them. So for this article, I've quoted numerous sources to allow everyone to verify the "unbelievable" facts of this story for themselves.
|10/25/2010 - Many readers have written us to ask why they sometimes see a Google ad appearing on our site for something we oppose such as a pharmaceutical or junk food product. On the left of each article, we publish a 300 x 250 Google Adsense ad. Google uses a keyword detection algorithm to determine which ads...|
|2/27/2010 - Junk food advertising has reached a new low with the recent Doritos "Crash the Super Bowl" ads which portray Doritos consumers as violent murderers who will kill fellow human beings to get a bag of Doritos.
One Doritos ad portrays a man backing out of a parking lot when his car strikes an innocent...|
|12/14/2009 - (Natural News) The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) determined that "nearly 80 percent of food ads on the popular children's network Nickelodeon are for foods of poor nutritional quality." This modest improvement from 90 percent in 2005 was considered insufficient, and the industry's...|
|12/11/2009 - (Natural News) Prescription drug ads are banned in all industrialized nations except New Zealand and the USA. Yet most off those other nations have effective medical care programs while managing to keep costs from soaring. In 1997, the FDA opened the floodgates to prescription drug advertising in the...|
|12/4/2009 - If you watch TV or ever flip through a glossy magazine, you are bound to have seen ads conjured up by Big Pharma working with slick advertising agencies. As it turns out, what they are selling isn't necessarily health -- or the truth. They are pushing pills, even if they have to twist the facts a bit...|
|2/28/2009 - The NaturalNews Direct Advertising System allows small, medium and large companies to advertiser directly on NaturalNews.com content pages. This document explains this advertising system and answers the most frequently asked questions about it.
To contact the NaturalNews advertising department, call...|
|2/23/2009 - Beginning March 3rd, NaturalNews will launch a new advertising program that allows providers of high-quality health and green living products and services to display 300 x 250 ads on NaturalNews, replacing the same-sized Google ads that have been present for the past five years.
A CPM pricing model...|
|10/15/2008 - Direct-to-consumer drug ads tend to emphasize the benefits of drugs and downplay the risks, health experts warn.
"There's currently, and has been for a long time, an unfair balance between the presentation of the risks and the benefits of these ads," said Ruth S. Day, director of Duke University's...|
|7/11/2008 - Merck/Schering-Plough has been forced to pull several ads for Vytorin recently due to concerns that the prescription drug ads may be misleading or not truthful with consumers. Vytorin is a prescription drug prescribed to treat high cholesterol. A study questioning Vytorin's effectiveness has just been...|
|10/9/2007 - Many of the television commercials seen by teenagers are for junk food products. According to research released this week by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, this may be a major reason obesity rates continue to rise among 12-17 year-olds. The studies examined by researchers at the University...|
|8/31/2007 - Yesterday I posted shocking macrophotography pictures of processed meat products. Since then, over a quarter of a million people have viewed the photos in the first 24 hours, and word has spread all over the internet about these sick, graphic images of processed meats. I've already received numerous...|
|8/17/2007 - Today NaturalNews is announcing the beta launch of its WebSeed Citizen Journalism project that allows individuals to earn an ongoing revenue stream by writing news articles that will be published on the NaturalNews Network. (A "Citizen Journalist" is a news writer or reporter who is not necessarily...|
|2/8/2007 - Researchers from two branches of the University of California as well as a former FDA commissioner assert that direct-to-consumer television ads for prescription drugs often fail to identify risk factors or alternative, drug-free treatments for the conditions the drugs are designed to treat.
|12/15/2006 - The Government Accountability Office announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is unable to properly regulate direct-to-consumer (DTC) ads for pharmaceuticals in a timely manner.
The GAO report found that the agency was too slow to review and regulate ads on a wide range of...|
|12/8/2006 - The age groups that include young children to adolescents witness so many advertisements, medical experts now fear for their health. Reports show that 40,000 ads each year from television alone may be boosting obesity, poor nutrition, cigarette use and alcohol consumption among U.S. youth.
|11/6/2006 - Tobacco industry-funded anti-smoking ads aimed at discouraging teen smoking actually caused teens to smoke more, according to a new report by Australian researchers published in the American Journal of Public Health.
Phillip Morris' "Talk: They'll Listen" ad campaign -- designed to get parents to...|
|8/29/2006 - A recent multimillion-dollar ad campaign that lends support to Republican lawmakers who support the new Medicare prescription drug benefit was partly paid for by the pharmaceutical industry, political officials say.
Though the U.S. Chamber of Commerce says it paid for the ads -- which are airing...|
|7/28/2006 - If you're reading a magazine ad promoting an anti-cancer drug, be sure to read the fine print, a new U.S. study says.
Drugs to fight cancer that were advertised in consumer-based magazines seemed to promote all of the benefits of the drugs in large text. Risks and side effects, however, generally...|
|7/24/2006 - Thirty-nine medical, health and seniors’ organizations are urging Congress to stop the advertising of prescription drugs to consumers, Commercial Alert and the National Women’s Health Network announced today.
“Prescription drug ads are dishonest and dangerous,” said Gary Ruskin, executive director...|
|7/21/2006 - In a strong show of opposition to advertising for prescription drugs, 211 professors from U.S. medical schools endorsed a statement that “direct-to-consumer marketing of prescription drugs should be prohibited.”
The statements endorsers include prominent medical school professors from Harvard, Johns...|
|7/13/2006 - Many experts name Ray Kroc, founder of the McDonald's franchise, and Walt Disney as the pioneers of child-focused marketing, since they first recognized children as a separate marketing demographic from adults in the 1960s. For Kroc and Disney, the decision was a pragmatic business move. "A child who...|
|3/21/2006 - A February 2006 issue of Prevention magazine features a young, fit, happy looking couple on its cover, surrounded by headlines like, "How to be (and stay) happy" and "18 best foods to fight disease." Taken at face value, the approximately 4.5 by 6.5-inch, full color booklet appears to be a publication...|
|10/3/2005 - Can the medical journals be trusted to provide accurate, unbiased information about medicine even as they are almost entirely funded by drug companies? In her book, Vaccination, Peggy O'Mara writes that the current era of medical beliefs (or dogma) began to develop soon after Louis Pasteur's demonstration...|
See all 81 ads feature articles.
|7/31/2005 - A cute, animated ball bounces around very sadly until he takes a magic potion; suddenly, it becomes happier than ever. No, that isn't the plot of a new children's movie. On the contrary, it's the storyline of a Zoloft commercial – yes, Zoloft, a powerful antidepressant drug. In the 1990s, direct-to-consumer...|
Today's Top Stories on NaturalNews
Today | Week | Month | Year
- Anti-cancer herb extract found to be ten times more effective when combined with aminolevulinic acid (ALA) - NaturalNews.com
- Countless teenage girls suffer paralysis, blood clots, brain damage and chronic pain from force-vaccination of Gardasil’s HPV “shot in the dark” - NaturalNews.com
- PROOF: Flu shots are the greatest medical fraud in the history of the world - NaturalNews.com
- If blueberries were pharmaceuticals, they would be hailed as the greatest “miracle” health breakthrough in the history of medicine - NaturalNews.com
- Young Living, essential oil giant, fined for sourcing oils illegally - NaturalNews.com
- The big 2010 oil spill killed aquatic life and ecosystems; now it’s killing the cleanup crew - NaturalNews.com
- In our twisted “progressive” society, what takes real courage is STANDING for the national anthem… #BoycottNFL - NaturalNews.com
- Sugar over sex? Almost half of those polled would rather give up sex for a year than sacrifice their daily sugar hit - NaturalNews.com
- Purple potatoes may cut your risk of developing colon cancer and inflammatory bowel diseases, new research says - NaturalNews.com
- You can’t beat the beet for muscle recovery: Scientists reveal how the superfood heals muscle damage - NaturalNews.com
- Climate change computer models totally “wrong” … new science finds models wildly over-projecting rises in global temperature - NaturalNews.com
- BREAKING: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. calls for extradition of CDC vaccine criminal mastermind Poul Thorsen to face charges of criminal scientific misconduct - NaturalNews.com
- Beware of “Redneck Revolt,” a radical left-wing terrorist organization that’s recruiting starry eyed youth to wage war against the government - NaturalNews.com
- Over 31,000 scientists say global warming is a total hoax; now they’re speaking out against junk science - NaturalNews.com
- Former EPA scientist calls on Trump to end the “fake science” bureaucracy that has taken over the federal government - NaturalNews.com
- Reduce wrinkles with hyaluronic acid, according to new study - NaturalNews.com
- Climate alarmists demand imprisonment of climate change skeptics … want to charge them with MURDER - NaturalNews.com
- Combining sugary drinks with protein found to accelerate the body’s storage of fat - NaturalNews.com
See All Top Headlines...
Most Popular Stories
TED aligns with Monsanto, halting any talks about GMOs, 'food as medicine' or natural healing
10 other companies that use the same Subway yoga mat chemical in their buns
Warning: Enrolling in Obamacare allows government to link your IP address with your name, social security number, bank accounts and web surfing habits
High-dose vitamin C injections shown to annihilate cancer
USDA to allow U.S. to be overrun with contaminated chicken from China
Vaccine fraud exposed: Measles and mumps making a huge comeback because vaccines are designed to fail, say Merck virologists
New USDA rule allows hidden feces, pus, bacteria and bleach in conventional poultry
Battle for humanity nearly lost: global food supply deliberately engineered to end life, not nourish it
Harvard research links fluoridated water to ADHD, mental disorders
10 outrageous (but true) facts about vaccines the CDC and the vaccine industry don't want you to know
EBT card food stamp recipients ransack Wal-Mart stores, stealing carts full of food during federal computer glitch
Cannabis kicks Lyme disease to the curb
a free video website featuring thousands of videos on holistic health, nutrition,
fitness, recipes, natural remedies and much more.
CounterThink Cartoons are
free to view and download. They cover topics like health, environment and freedom.
The Consumer Wellness Center is
a non-profit organization offering nutrition education grants to programs that
help children and expectant mothers around the world.
Food Investigations is
a series of mini-documentaries exposing the truth about dangerous ingredients
in the food supply.
alternative health programs, documentaries and more.
The Honest Food Guide is
a free, downloadable public health and nutrition chart that dares to tell the
truth about what foods we should really be eating.
a free online reference database of healing foods, phytonutrients and plant-based
medicines that prevent or treat diseases and health conditions.
a free, online reference library that lists medicinal herbs and their health
a free online reference database of phytonutrients (natural medicines found in
foods) and their health benefits. Lists diseases, foods, herbs and more.