Tag Archives: Protect

Safety dance: Campaign to protect pedestrians near medical centres

MEDICAL centres, pharmacies and a pathology clinic are among the Bathurst businesses to have thrown their support behind a growing campaign for improved pedestrian safety in the central business district. Retired barrister Stephen Wilson is the driving force behind the push and he this week met Bathurst Regional Council’s heads of planning and engineering to… Read More »

Cannabis May Help Protect the Liver From Alcohol Damage

A new study on cannabis and alcohol suggests using both drugs together may have an unexpected health benefit—namely, that using marijuana may help protect the liver from alcohol-related damage, HealthLine reports. The study, which looked at about 320,000 people with a history of both misusing alcohol and using cannabis, was conducted at the University of… Read More »

How to protect your skin over summer

Every year in Australia, skin cancers account for about 80 per cent of all newly diagnosed cancers, and most are caused by exposure to the sun. General practitioner and medical director at HealthShare Dr Jill Gamberg said ultraviolet rays (including UVA and UVB rays) from the sun can cause skin damage in as little as 15… Read More »