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Energy drinks linked to heart troubles, researchers say

Energy drinks might be sending people to emergency departments. New research has linked the beverages to adverse heart reactions. A University of Adelaide study reviewed patients with heart palpitations aged 13–40 attending an emergency department in South Australia, and found more than ...

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Emergency department to trial asthma packs

Changing hospital procedure may be the key to reducing the number of emergency department visits due to asthma. A new study by a team comprising the Asthma Foundation Queensland, Queensland University of Technology, Gold Coast University Hospital and Robina Hospital will ...

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ANMF wants training in domestic violence issues

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation wants nurses and midwives to be specifically trained in addressing domestic violence. The ANMF, in partnership with the Luke Batty Foundation’s Never Alone campaign against domestic violence, is calling for nurses and midwives to receive education ...

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