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Guide to living well with menopause
Exercise 22 Feb 2012

Guide to living well with menopause

Menopause is a time of significant and often unpleasant changes in a woman’s life. The majority of women (up to 85%) experience symptoms related to…
Safety in the festive season
Children's health 14 Dec 2011

Safety in the festive season

Christmas is a time for fun and family. However, the traditions of Christmas, from the tree to the turkey, can create dangers which may put…
Safe sex, alcohol and the work Christmas party
Family 08 Dec 2011

Safe sex, alcohol and the work Christmas party

Relaxing and getting to know work colleagues is a well-deserved reward for a year of hard work. But bear in mind that the combination of…
Alcohol: How to Help a Drunk Person
Family 04 May 2011

Alcohol: How to Help a Drunk Person

Alcohol is the most widely used psychoactive, or mood-changing, recreational drug in Australia. There is a large spectrum of alcohol use and associated problems in…
Social Networking Site Use in Teenagers
Children's health 01 Dec 2010

Social Networking Site Use in Teenagers

In recent years, there has been an explosion in the number of online social networking sites and traffic to these sites. Despite the large number…
Gaming and Childhood Development
Children's health 17 Oct 2010

Gaming and Childhood Development

In recent years, there has been an explosion in the number of games, both console games and online games. The effects of these gaming activities…
Television and Childhood
Children's health 28 Sep 2010

Television and Childhood

In an increasingly screen-based society, the potential harmful effects of television on lifestyle and behaviour in infants and children of all ages need to be carefully…
Parenting, the social environment and its effects on child development
Children's health 20 Apr 2010

Parenting, the social environment and its effects on child development

A person's social environment, including the social relationships they make within it, can have a profound impact on their quality of parenting, which in turn…
Balancing Working and Parenting
Children's health 19 Apr 2010

Balancing Working and Parenting

Work life balance refers to an individual's ability to balance work and personal commitments. There are many challenges faced by men and women as they…