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MythBusters get behind H1N1 prevention in PSA

Discovery Channel and the hosts of MythBusters have joined with the United States Department of Health and Human Services for a public service announcement about H1N1 to air on the Discovery Channel. The campaign features hosts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage bringing their science to the sneeze with advice to stay home if you're sick. As well, the campaign has a web component, www.discovery.com/h1n1, with 'Top Five Myths About H1N1' from HowStuffWorks.com, helpful links to find out more about H1N1. Discovery Education will also provide educational and classroom resources for teachers and students.
October 15, 2009

Discovery Channel and the hosts of MythBusters have joined with the United States Department of Health and Human Services for a public service announcement about H1N1 to air on the Discovery Channel. The campaign features hosts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage bringing their science to the sneeze and advice to stay home if you’re sick. As well, the campaign has a web component, www.discovery.com/h1n1, with ‘Top Five Myths About H1N1′ from HowStuffWorks.com and helpful links to find out more about H1N1. Discovery Education will also provide educational and classroom resources for teachers and students.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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