Not a long time has passed when it was said that fizzy drinks have a role in rising obesity levels. Studies were carried out by drink companies, which concluded that fizzy drinks do not add much to obesity. Dr Philippe De Wals has accused the food industry of masking the real data. Wals was present at the European Congress on Obesity in Liverpool.
Rockhampton Mayor Margaret Strelow said that removal of fluoride from the local water supply in the central Queensland city was the fairest outcome. The State Government amended a mandate from the previous labor administration to remove fluoride from the water supply. This has made the Rockhampton Regional Council the 14th local government to remove fluoride from the local water supply.
In order to put a stop over the growth of regional clinics that are emphasizing bulk-billing, the Rural Doctors Association has announced to put a freeze on the Medicare rebate.
It has been announced by national president Sheilagh Cronin that with the introduction of the latest federal budget, there will be no increase in the Medicare rebate at least till July next year.
With the approval of a NSW parliamentary committee, cannabis can now be used legally for medical purposes. Yes, people who suffer from some of kind of terminal illness or AIDS can be treated with marijuana.
According to the committee, only 15 grams of dry cannabis or some other similar cannabis product will be allowed to such patients.
Rise in measles cases in Swansea is blamed on extremely low uptake of MMR. It has been said that 20 more cases of measles have been reported in Swansea; the total number now is 1,094.
Health chiefs have warned the reduced uptake of MMR has made thing difficult for Wales. Meanwhile, the Public Health Wales (PHW) is making efforts to stop the outbreak of measles.
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