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COVID-19, Monkey Pox, Buruli Ulcer, Tomato Flu and Other Outbreaks: All You Need To Know Professor Vasso Apostolopoulos

COVID-19, Monkeypox, Buruli Ulcer, Tomato Flu and Other Outbreaks: All You Need To Know

This year alone we’ve heard about outbreaks of the Hepatitis virus, Hand Foot and Mouth Disease, Monkeypox, Buruli ulcer, Langya and in the last few days, Tomato flu has also come to our attention. Greek Australian and Woman of the Year, Professor Vasso Apostolopoulos updates us on what we need to know.

Skip the Skittles

Skip the Skittles

Skittles “taste the rainbow” motto is taking on a dark new meaning in the wake of a lawsuit alleging the dangers of a known ingredient: titanium dioxide, an artificial chemical additive (banned in Europe) that gives the fruity candy its fun and bright colouring.

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Defibrillators are a must to help number 1 played sport in the country and for all codes

“Defibrillators are a must to help the number 1 played sport in the country and for all codes.” A household name and one that is synonymous with football, Andy Paschalidis is fighting hard for defibrillators to be on-hand at all sporting grounds across Australia.

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Why you need to prioritise good quality sleep

Aric Prather, a sleep scientist at UCSF says that sleep is so critical for so many parts of our body and our mind. “It strengthens the immune system and helps regulate metabolism. It can cleanse the body of toxins that build up in the brain and prevent neurodegenerative diseases. Sleep is like the dishwasher of the brain.”

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The World of Fake Meat

Marketing has led us to believe that “plant-based” burgers consist solely of that—plants.  However, the products specifically designed to mimic the texture and flavour of meat contain an extensive ingredient list that’s at odds with the better-for-you image these foods are trying to create. Certified health coach Maria Crokos tells us more about the world of fake meat.