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Minimise Cancer Risk by Drinking in Moderation, Expert Warns

Experts have warned that drinking should be done in moderation in order to minimise our cancer risk. Another important aspect of avoiding cancer is exercise and diet which Australian research has found could be the key to saving more than

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Police Say Hot Cross Bun’s Fermenting Sugars Can Actually Register Positive Breath Test

Police have confirmed to drivers in WA that certain foods may cause them to register positive on a passive roadside alcometer test. Your favourite easter treat may just cause a positive reading because the yeast in the hot cross buns

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Alcohol the Greatest Reason for Hospitalisations at Music Festivals

If you’re at an event that doesn’t give you an excuse for drunkenness. According to authorities, pills aren’t the only thing causing problems at music festivals, alcohol is also wreaking havoc. Over the Australia Day long week scores of people

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How to Drink without Ruining Your Diet

Did you start the year out on a diet but don’t know how to incorporate your social drinking into your healthy eating plan?You’re not alone. Alcoholic beverages can in fact ruin your diet but it doesn’t have to. Here’s what

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Why Some People Suffer from Worse Anxiety after Drinking

Have you ever noticed how some people suffer from worse anxiety than others when they drink? Well researchers think they know why. Some people are more vulnerable to anxiety after drinking due to physiological factors. According to Professor Nicole Lee

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Non Alcoholic Beverages Grow in Popularity Among Australians

As Australian’s attempt to lead healthier lives, they seem to be cutting down on the booze, particularly young people. According to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Australians drank 186 million litres of pure alcohol in 2016-2017, the

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Royal Life Saving Society Urging People Not to Drink and Swim

Following the revelation that male drowning victims are often under the influence of alcohol, the Royal Life Saving Society has urged people not to drink and swim. New data from the Royal Life Saving Society revealed that 18 per cent

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Twenty Percent of Male Drowning Incidents Caused by Alcohol

One of the best things about living in Australia is our climate and spending time outdoors usually involves getting in the water, whether it be at the beach, lake or swimming pool. While swimming is one of the best things

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NSW Extended Trading Hours During Special Events

The NSW Government recently announced extended hotel and club trading hours for the Australian Open tennis men’s final, Tamworth country music festival and the AFC Asian Cup. The extensions form part of the state government’s commitment to major cultural and

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Doctors Say Alcohol is Emergency Departments Biggest Preventable Issue

Australia’s peak body for emergency medicine urged people to drink more responsibly by knowing their limits. Although the call came over the Christmas holidays, it’s a message that stands all year through. A new survey of 100 emergency departments across

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