Elmo and White House Spreading Concern About Zika

Elmo and White House Spreading Concern About Zika

  The World Health Organization (WHO), Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), infectious disease experts and public health officials throughout the Americas are united in an unprecedented worldwide effort to stop the Zika virus epidemic, which has no treatment or vaccine. In the latest efforts toward educating the public […]

‘Tonight Show’: Colin Farrell and Jason Schwartzman Were Fallon’s Guests

‘Tonight Show’: Colin Farrell and Jason Schwartzman Were Fallon’s Guests

Colin Farrell from True Detective and Jason Schwartzman from the movie The Overnight were Fallon’s guests on the Tonight Show this Thursday night. Elmo, from Sesame Street, was a third guest, and he brought along some of his Muppet buddies with him. Elmo even introduced the guests at the start of the show. Fallon began […]

Elmo Used to Get Children to Beg for Vaccines

Elmo Used to Get Children to Beg for Vaccines

Public health officials have long criticized the use of children’s television advertisements and characters to sell products to kids. Parents are less than thrilled when a young child begs for something they saw on TV. But, with the old adage in mind – if you can’t lick ‘em, join ‘em – public health officials have […]