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Childhood obesity: what can we do about it?

Despite abundant opportunities to engage in a healthy lifestyle, Australian adults are experiencing critical levels of overweight and obesity (63 per cent in total). So too are our children, with 20 per cent overweight and 7 per cent obese. These ...

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Health workers need health food

After a punishing nursing shift, resist the call of junk food and sweet snacks. By Amie Larter Research for many years has suggested that shiftwork can have negative effects on your relationship, your children and in particular your health. Patients' ...

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Ovarian cancer study to look at lifestyle

The Queensland Institute of Medical Research is poised to embark on Australia’s first study of lifestyle factors that could improve the survival rates of women with ovarian cancer. More than 1000 newly diagnosed Australian women will participate in the five-year ...

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