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Kids should not consume energy drinks
Kids should not consume energy drinks (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sports and energy drinks are heavily marketed to children and adolescents, but in most cases kids don’t need them – and some of these products contain substances that could be harmful to children. In a clinical report, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) ... Read More »

Beat the heat and stay healthy
Beat the heat and stay healthy (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

With the mercury rising over summer, Charles Sturt University (CSU) lecturer, Mr Joe Acker has some advice for staying healthy and safe in the heat. Mr Acker, who is a senior lecturer in paramedics based at CSU in Port Macquarie, ... Read More »

How to survive a long, hot summer
How to survive a long, hot summer (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Keep an eye on children’s water intake, carry a water bottle wherever you go and avoid travel in the hottest part of the day – that’s the advice of QUT health statistician Associate Professor Adrian Barnett as we move into ... Read More »

Queenslanders warned to take care in hot conditions
Queenslanders warned to take care in hot conditions (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Queenslanders are urged to put their health first as the state gets set to sizzle through its hottest day yet. Health Minister Lawrence Springborg encouraged people to look out for one another and to use common sense during the warmer ... Read More »

There is too much salt in kids’ food
There is too much salt in kids’ food (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In an era where manufacturers are meant to be reducing salt levels in processed food, a CHOICE review of kids’ food has found unacceptably high-levels of salt in a raft of products, including breakfast cereals and lunch box snacks. In ... Read More »

Keep cool this summer by drinking water
Keep cool this summer by drinking water (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australians should remember to make sure they drink enough water during summer. “Wherever you’re going, it’s important to take plenty of water for everyone to drink.” Dr Kelly said keeping cool and hydrated is the key to staying safe and ... Read More »

Summer safety: Avoiding heat-related stress
Summer safety: Avoiding heat-related stress (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Heat-related stress is illness which usually occurs when a person is exposed to a hot-environment which overwhelms their body’s ability to maintain a normal temperature. The early symptoms of heat-related stress include headaches, dizziness, faintness, nausea and vomiting. In babies, ... Read More »

 
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