Change Me Herbal Slimming Capsules a No No

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The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) have issued a safety advisory calling for anyone who may be taking or have ordered “Change Me” Herbal Slimming capsules. TGA says the tablets pose a serious risk to your health and should be disposed of immediately. TGA say product tests show the … [Read more...]

Women’s Sport gets a Boost

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Women and girls are being encouraged to get more active through round three of the Queensland Government’s Get Out, Get Active program. Sport Minister Mick de Brenni says it’s an extension of the Programme and there’s a total of $1.7 million in funding available- $1 million for councils and an … [Read more...]

Over-Thinking and Stress – That’s Why We’re Fat

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We all love a good survey and a scientist, don’t we? And now they’re ‘weighing-in’ on the fat buster game. Well why the hell not? Everyone else is making a quid out of it. CSIRO behavioural scientists have recently identified the dominant diet type among Australian adults and they say, most … [Read more...]

A Blow for The Darters

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Smoking Restrictions extend to State National Parks from today with smokers having to move 10 metres away from most visitor facilities when smoking. National Parks Minister Steven Miles said the new restrictions applied to picnic tables and barbecues, toilet blocks, jetties and information … [Read more...]

Don’t Deny It – YOU are Happy

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The researchers say you are!! Well, it’s out - The National Well-being pulse and guess what? We are the happiest we have ever been in Australia. Happy? You bet. So, happy it’s a wonder not all wetting ourselves, it appears. (All I can say is I must have been bloody miserable for those … [Read more...]

Don’t be a Gift for Mosquitoes

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Townsville Public Health Unit has warned North Queenslanders not to gift wrap themselves as presents for the Aedes aegypti mosquito this holiday season. North Queensland’s wet season can provide the perfect breeding conditions for the Aedes aegypti, the mosquito that can spread dengue and … [Read more...]

Stay Food Safe over Christmas

Staff and clients at Community Health, Longreach. January 23, 2014.  sr/Photo by Sam Rutherford CONTACT CLAIR NUNN FOR PHOTO PERMISSIONS.

Christmas, hot weather…and if we’re not careful… uh-oh… upset tummies. With the hot Christmas upon us, the fridge is overloaded and when we’re cooking for large groups food safety tips really come into play, per Health Services Dietitian Kate Rose. Ms Rose said each year in Australia about … [Read more...]