Rebel streak helps teens avoid junk food

Harnessing the rebellious streak among teenagers may help efforts to get youngsters to cut down on junk food, a study suggests. Researchers in the United States reported that altering the way teenagers see adverts for fast food companies can lead to a change in dietary choices. The study from researchers at Chicago Booth University and… Read More »

Hospital funding not enough: AMA

Major political parties must commit to new long-term funding for Australia’s overly burdened public hospital system, the Australian Medical Association warns. AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone said the association’s latest hospital report card paints a depressing picture of overstretched hospitals and patients waiting longer for their care. “Increasing demand, increasing population, increasing complexity of illness… Read More »