A DISAGREEMENT between Sir Michael Parkinson and Dame Helen Mirren has lasted more than 40 years. It started during an interview in 1975 where the chat show favourite suggested the young actress' figure could undermine her credibility as a serious actor - here's what we … [Read more...] about What was Helen Mirren and Michael Parkinson’s 1975 clash about and why did it spark a sexism row?
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Before May of this year, chances are you never seriously considered what you'd do if you found out you had an 87 percent risk of developing breast cancer. But then Angelina Jolie discovered she did (thanks to a faulty BRCA1 gene) and wrote an op-ed in the New York Times … [Read more...] about We May Be Hardwired to Follow Celebs’ Medical Advice: Research
They can influence what clothes people wear, what music people listen to and what food people eat. The power of celebrities is well known in the realm of popular culture, but what influence do they have when it comes to public health? While many celebrities can stake a claim to … [Read more...] about How do celebrities influence public health decisions?