The emojis, dubbed the Poop Troop, are meant to help people with constipation better describe and express the emotional toll of the condition.
The ads show patients and researchers together in the fight to beat disease.
The problem Regeneron was trying to solve was a conversation gap between patients with retinal disease and their physicians.
The five-year contract went into effect this week. Work will include traditional and paid media, social media, mobile, community outreach, and partnerships with organizations.
The firm hired Nicole Pariser as SVP of health technology to lead the new group.
Several of the judges are from major PR firms including Cohn & Wolfe, Weber Shandwick, and Edelman.
Ketchum has appointed Kate Paxton from its Washington practice to lead the healthcare division in London, replacing Alison Doughty, who is leaving the agency.
The agency, which specializes in healthcare and public affairs, wants organizations to come together to show the importance of NIH medical research funding.
P&G's Mark Chakravarty has joined pharma giant Novartis in a senior role, PRWeek has learned.
Huntsworth's losses narrowed in 2016 thanks to a strong performance from the holding company's health comms arm, and despite a "difficult" year for Grayling, whose like-for-like revenue fell 17.4 per cent.
The rapper is partnering with the pharma company on a spoken-word video with the goal of raising awareness about preventable blindness.
Donna Murphy, longtime CEO of Havas Health, is leading Havas Health & You.
A prominent Republican senator tweeted Thursday morning that his colleagues in the House should "start over" on their healthcare bill as the White House begins to pressure lawmakers for its passage.
She is overseeing internal, external, and digital comms, as well as brand management.
Digitas Health Lifebrands, Discovery USA, Heartbeat Ideas, Publicis LifeBrands Medicus, Razorfish Health, and Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness brought in revenue of $366 million in 2015, according to estimates published in MM&M's Agency Issue.
Dexcom launched an awareness and marketing campaign for its new glucose monitor this January.
In the new #StopProfiling campaign, Truth Initiative accuses the tobacco industry of profiling African-Americans and people in low-income communities.
The company's latest campaign asks how many lives could be saved if everyone with the surname "Smith" carried aspirin.
The agency, part of Weber Shandwick, will handle marketing, advertising, and PR for the academic hospital.
"Defund Planned Parenthood" is a common rallying cry in Washington, DC, in the early months of the Trump administration. How the organization is fighting back.
Healthcare communicators are monitoring each word of the debate about the future of the Affordable Care Act.
For almost half the country, the narrow victory for Brexit was a portent of doom but, while sterling has fallen to historically low rates - plunging to a 31-year low immediately after the result - predictions of immediate Armageddon now seem far-fetched.
The next generation of Breast Cancer Awareness campaigns are moving well past awareness to focusing on other aspects of fighting the disease.
As a slew of health insurers retreat from state exchanges, Affordable Care Act stakeholders face a communications challenge to reinforce the need for sustainable and preventive care in a system that should become less expensive as illnesses are better managed.