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Centrelink begin welfare ban on booze, tobacco

Evelyn Yamine The Telegraph RENT, bills and food are in but alcohol, cigarettes and gambling are out. A federal government trial in which Centrelink manages the money of welfare recipients began yesterday amid an angry protest. Bankstown, in Sydney‘s southwest, … Continue reading

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Body scanning legislation going ahead

Source: Herald Sun BODY scanners are soon to be installed across all Australian international airports as part of a Government plan to beef up anti-terrorism measures. Legislation allowing for the scanners, designed to locate metal and non-metal items under clothing, … Continue reading

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Accumulation of Microplastic on Shorelines Woldwide: Sources and Sinks

Source: Environ. Sci. Technol Plastic debris <1 mm (defined here as microplastic) is accumulating in marine habitats. Ingestion of microplastic provides a potential pathway for the transfer of pollutants, monomers, and plastic-additives to organisms with uncertain consequences for their health. … Continue reading

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Are Your Clothes Making You Sick?

Source: Natural Society With every form of industry slashing costs and utilizing potentially dangerous new manufacturing technologies in an attempt to monetize and reduce workload, many of these companies are putting your health at risk. Such is the case with … Continue reading

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Vitamin D Deficiency and Link to Osteoporosis to be Highlighted at Arab Health 2012

Source: PRNewswire Reports from the American University of Beirut Medical Centre have concluded that The Middle East and Africa region has the highest incidence of osteoporosis in the world, while UAE-based studies from the Emirates Osteoporosis Society (EOS) across Emiratis … Continue reading

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Greenpeace finds toxic chemicals in branded clothing

Source: AFP BEIJING — Traces of toxic chemicals harmful to the environment and to human health have been detected in products made by 14 top clothing manufacturers, Greenpeace said Tuesday. Samples of clothing from top brands including Adidas, Uniqlo, Calvin … Continue reading

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The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan

The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan exposes the horrific practice called Bacha Bazi, in which young Afghan boys are sold to warlords and powerful businessmen to be trained as dancers who perform for male audiences in women’s clothing and are then … Continue reading

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