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Shift Workers Warned To Reduce Energy Drinks in Diet

Shift Workers Warned To Reduce Energy Drinks in Diet

Shift workers in mining are being warned to minimise energy drinks in their diet to avoid the risk of health complications associated with caffeine toxicity. According to WorkCover Qld, The...

Know Your Workplace Bully

Know Your Workplace Bully

Do you know a workplace bully when you see one? They’re not always as obvious to spot as the little tyke above and they can be very good at hiding their poor social behaviour from their...

Better sleep quality with melatonin pills

Melatonin Pills Could Improve Sleep Quality

A study using melatonin pills to aid sleep in an ICU environment in Beijing has found that the hormone does improve the quality of sleep, even in a noisy and illuminated environment. The research...

Lead Contamination Found in Western Australian Town

Lead Contamination Found in Western Australian Town

Significant lead contamination has been found in a Western Australian town located near an abandoned mine processing plant. Personnel from WA’s Department of Lands have found that just under 20...

Be smart about the flu this season

Be FluSmart This Influenza Season

Last year Australian laboratories confirmed more than 67,000 cases of influenza in the country – that’s more than the 2009 Flu Pandemic. Australians might be in for another bad season...