Tag Archives: alcohol

Don’t forget your teeth this festive season

While the frantic end-of-holiday rush is upon us, the Australian Dental Association (ADA) is reminding everyone to remember about your teeth this festive season. The holidays are often a time when the good habits formed throughout the year are left by the wayside. While balance is key, it’s important to …

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Playing with fire

New research released this week from the University of Queensland has revealed that esports is the latest digital domain where participants are immersed in alcohol advertising. The study reportedly found that heavy gamers are more likely to purchase the alcohol brands that sponsor online the games they play or watch …

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Survey shows prison healthcare effective

The health of many prisoners who have been unemployed or homeless before being incarcerated improves in jail, according to a new report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report, ‘The health of Australia’s prisoners 2018’, includes information gathered from people through the use of questionnaires over …

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Rural alcohol abuse an urgent issue

Rural and regional communities need an urgent boost in health and community services to address the increasing harm caused by overuse of alcohol and other harmful drugs, according to the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA). The release of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) report, ‘Alcohol and other …

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