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Discount Drug Stores offering flu vaccination

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With more than 25,000 flu cases across the country reported in the first four months of 2019, fears for the severity of winter’s flu season are growing. In fact, according...

Fear of ‘being seen’ stopping teens researching sexual health

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Fear of ‘being seen’ may be hindering teens’ access to accurate sexual health information online, suggest the results of a small study published online in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections. But...

Want a long life? Then ease up on the protein shakes

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Amino acids have long been touted by the fitness and bodybuilding communities for their muscle-building benefits. From ultra-bulk protein powders to lean mass-promoting snack bars, there’s no shortage of products...

Don’t trust weight-loss bloggers, warns study

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Weight-management discussions on social media are very influential. But a new study assessing the underlying nutrition and weight-management information provided by key UK social media influencers suggests that their...

Sperm wail – is wifi killing male fertility?

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A new study has provided further evidence that electromagnetic waves from wifi devices can have a detrimental effect on human sperm. The outcome adds weight to concerns that the explosive...

Mixed picture for vitamin sales

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Latest findings from Roy Morgan show that while demand for vitamins has been increasing overall as a result of population growth, the proportion of Australians buying vitamins, minerals and...