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10 May 2016


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Help my child has just knocked out their tooth – what should I do?

Injuries to the mouth and/or teethare common in early childhood, particularly when babies and toddlers are learning to walk and remain unsteady on their feet. Giving appropriate and timely first aid is essential, particularly where a tooth has been affected. Knowing how to administer first aid means that children have the best chance of recovering quickly, if an injury occurs....
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Hot Topics

How does the body break down food?

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Find out about the anatomy of the gastrointestinal system. Learn about the organs involved in food intake, digestion and excretion....
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How processed foods affect health and nutrition

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Processed foods may be healthy or unhealthy depending on how good nutrients like vitamins they contain relative to their salt, sugar and fat content...
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The truth about diets

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Many Australians want to lose weight and can improve their health by doing so. Significant proportions of Australian men, women and children are overweight or obese and may...
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What should I be eating each day? 

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The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating is a food selection guide which visually represents the proportion of the five food groups recommended for consumption each day....
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Top Health News

Flu vaccine changes from year to year – find out what is in the 2016 flu vaccine

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Influenza vaccines can change from year to year as new strains of influenza virus appear. This is one reason vaccination against influenza is given every year...
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Warning: Check your EpiPen device expiry date for discrepancies 

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If you or somebody you care for uses EpiPen Adrenaline Auto-Injectors, you should check the expiry date on each EpiPen device and compare it with the information on the carton...
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Can beetroot juice give elite athletes an edge?

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Nitrate-rich beetroot juice might enhance performance among top level athletes according to a joint study from The University of Western Australia, the Western Australian Institute of Sport...
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Is migraine medication safe in pregnancy?

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According to doctors at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, medications and treatments long considered safe to treat pregnant women with migraines may not be...
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Link between poor sleep and Parkinson’s Disease

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A new study may offer hope in alleviating some of the memory and thinking skills problems associated with the debilitating movement disorder, Parkinson’s...
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Brain and strength training improves memory

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For the first time, researchers have revealed that high intensity strength training and brain training produce unique changes in the brain that help explain their therapeutic value...
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New way to harvest stem cells

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Australian scientists have developed a new method for harvesting stem cells, which is less invasive and reduces side effects for donors...
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Video of the Week

Dr Andrew Dean on diet and nutrition during cancer

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Laughter is the Best Medicine!

A woman accompanied her husband to the doctor’s office.

After his checkup, the doctor called the wife into his office alone.

He said, "Your husband is suffering from a very severe stress disorder. If you don’t do the following, your husband will surely die."

"Each morning, fix him a healthy breakfast. Be pleasant at all times. For lunch, make him a nutritious meal. For dinner, prepare an especially nice meal for him. Don’t burden him with chores. Don’t discuss your problems with him. It will only make his stress worse. No nagging. And most importantly, make love with your husband several times a week. If you can do this for the next 10 months to a year, I think your husband will regain his health completely."

On the way home, the husband asked his wife. "What did the doctor say?"

"He said you’re going to die," she replied.
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