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3 in 4 Young Teens Have Easy Access to Their Own Meds - PsychCentral.com (blog)

3 in 4 Young Teens Have Easy Access to Their Own Meds - PsychCentral.com (blog) | CAC Year 8 Lifestyle Choices | Scoop.it
3 in 4 Young Teens Have Easy Access to Their Own Meds PsychCentral.com (blog) 3 in 4 Young Teens Have Easy Access to Their Own Prescription Meds Three in four teens who were prescribed stimulant, anti-anxiety and sedative medications during the...
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Fact sheets and statistics - Cancer Council Queensland

Fact sheets and statistics - Cancer Council Queensland | CAC Year 8 Lifestyle Choices | Scoop.it
Cancer Council Queensland is Queensland's leading independent organisation in cancer control.
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Home | Melanoma Institute Australia

Home | Melanoma Institute Australia | CAC Year 8 Lifestyle Choices | Scoop.it
Melanoma Institute Australia is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to preventing and curing melanoma through innovative, world-class research, treatment and education programs.
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Adolescents and energy drinks, a healthy mix? - Health & Wellbeing

Adolescents and energy drinks, a healthy mix? - Health & Wellbeing | CAC Year 8 Lifestyle Choices | Scoop.it
Energy drinks have never been more popular, but what effect are they having on young people?
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MoleMap by dermatologists melanoma skin cancer screening and diagnosis

MoleMap by dermatologists melanoma skin cancer screening and diagnosis | CAC Year 8 Lifestyle Choices | Scoop.it
MoleMap by dermatologist uses advanced technology along with specialist dermatologists to screen and diagnose melanoma skin cancer at an early stage...
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HowStuffWorks "How Performance-Enhancing Drugs Work"

HowStuffWorks "How Performance-Enhancing Drugs Work" | CAC Year 8 Lifestyle Choices | Scoop.it
Performance-enhancing drugs are the frequent subject of controversy in the sporting world. Learn about performance-enhancing drugs and doping practices.
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MoleMap by dermatologists melanoma skin cancer screening and diagnosis

MoleMap by dermatologists melanoma skin cancer screening and diagnosis | CAC Year 8 Lifestyle Choices | Scoop.it
MoleMap by dermatologist uses advanced technology along with specialist dermatologists to screen and diagnose melanoma skin cancer at an early stage...
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Adult Health: Alcohol Consumption

Adult Health: Alcohol Consumption | CAC Year 8 Lifestyle Choices | Scoop.it

In 2008, around one in six Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people aged 15 years and over (17%) drank at chronic risky/high risk levels, similar to the rate reported in 2002 (15%).

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Teenage drink and drug abuse rife

THE scourge of alcohol abuse across Australia is far worse than previously thought, with one in five 16- and 17-year-olds now binge-drinking in any given week and nearly 500,000 children living at risk of exposure to an adult drinking at harmful...
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Health professionals look inward to tackle obesity

Health professionals look inward to tackle obesity | CAC Year 8 Lifestyle Choices | Scoop.it
Taylor DesRosiers was a competitive swimmer throughout her life, always fit. But in her first year of medical school, she realized that had changed — she was at an unhealthy weight.
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DrugInfo - Facts about Alcohol & Drug Prevention - DrugInfo

DrugInfo - Facts about Alcohol & Drug Prevention - DrugInfo | CAC Year 8 Lifestyle Choices | Scoop.it
DrugInfo is a program of the Australian Drug Foundation. We provide easy access to information about alcohol and other drugs (ice, cannabis, ecstasy, cocaine, marijuana), and the prevention of related harms.
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Drug Information and Facts About the Side Effects of Drugs & Substance Abuse

Drug Information and Facts About the Side Effects of Drugs & Substance Abuse | CAC Year 8 Lifestyle Choices | Scoop.it
Learn more about the facts of substance and alcohol abuse through The Truth About Drugs booklet information series, offering prevention education to dangerous side effects of drugs, teen addiction to illegal street narcotics such as marijuana,...
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Skin cancer - Cancer Council Queensland

Skin cancer - Cancer Council Queensland | CAC Year 8 Lifestyle Choices | Scoop.it
Cancer Council Queensland is Queensland's leading independent organisation in cancer control.
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Health Dangers of Energy Drinks - Body Project Australia

Health Dangers of Energy Drinks - Body Project Australia | CAC Year 8 Lifestyle Choices | Scoop.it
Energy drinks are supposed to help boost energy levels substantially and keep individuals alert and active for longer periods of time than usual.
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6 Ways to a Balanced Diet with Your Child | Simple Bites

6 Ways to a Balanced Diet with Your Child | Simple Bites | CAC Year 8 Lifestyle Choices | Scoop.it
6 Practical and Simple Tips on how to Provide a Balanced Diet for Your Children...
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Australian Psychological Society : Performance enhancing drugs in sport: The dark side of performance psychology

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Performance-Enhancing Drugs, Anabolic Steroids, Steroid Use in Sports - The National Center For Drug Free Sport, Inc. -

Performance-Enhancing Drugs, Anabolic Steroids, Steroid Use in Sports - The National Center For Drug Free Sport, Inc. - | CAC Year 8 Lifestyle Choices | Scoop.it
Performance-enhancing drugs are any substance taken to perform better athletically. This term is referenced often and typically refers to anabolic steroid use in sports by professional and amateur athletes.
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Skin Cancer, Melanomas Information : SunSmart Victoria Australia

Skin Cancer, Melanomas Information : SunSmart Victoria Australia | CAC Year 8 Lifestyle Choices | Scoop.it
An introduction to skin cancer, a disease of the body's skin cells.
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Alcohol Intoxication Disorder (Binge Drinking) - Binge Drinking (Alcohol Intoxication Disorder)

Alcohol Intoxication Disorder (Binge Drinking) - Binge Drinking (Alcohol Intoxication Disorder) | CAC Year 8 Lifestyle Choices | Scoop.it
There is a big difference between having a beer or glass of wine, and binge drinking. Alcohol intoxication disorder, more commonly known as binge drinking, has several different definitions. One definition is more than four standard drinks per night.
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The facts about binge drinking - Drug Prevention & Alcohol Facts - DrugInfo

The facts about binge drinking Number 1.10 revised June 2009for general audience The term “binge drinking” can have different meanings, but genera...
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Alcohol - teenagers | Better Health Channel

Alcohol or 'booze' is widely used by teenagers. Binge drinking, drink driving and unsafe sex can all result from the misuse of alcohol. Alcohol is responsible for most drug-related deaths in the teenage population.
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September 2012: Health Watch

September 2012: Health Watch | CAC Year 8 Lifestyle Choices | Scoop.it
These critical education and outreach programs are making great strides to change young lives. Our teen participants say they are eating better, exercising more, making healthy lifestyle choices and enjoy making new friends.
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