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Childhood obesity: what can we do about it?

Despite abundant opportunities to engage in a healthy lifestyle, Australian adults are experiencing critical levels of overweight and obesity (63 per cent in total). So too are our children, with 20 per cent overweight and 7 per cent obese. These ...

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A quick chat with… a diabetes nurse

A relative latecomer to nursing, Cherie Whitbread talks comfy shoes and chili mud crab. Which hospital do you work at and what do you do there? My work encompasses research and direct client care for people with diabetes at Royal ...

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