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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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Sweet drinks key driver in childhood obesity gap

A Deakin University study of more than 3,000 children shows children in Australia’s lowest socioeconomic group are far more likely to consume sugary drinks and savoury junk food than their wealthier peers, leading to much higher rates of obesity. The research, published this week in the <itals>International Journal of Epidemiology<itals>, …

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