News tagged with health policies

Keeping legalized marijuana out of hands of kids

As the realities of legalized marijuana take hold in four states and the District of Columbia, legislators and regulators could learn a lot from the successes—and failures—of the tobacco and alcohol industries in keeping ...

May 04, 2015
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Health and medical advice from your hip pocket

Western Australia is one of the most remote areas in the world, this presents a range of challenges when delivering health services to those not within an easily commutable distance of Perth.

Apr 02, 2015
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Worked-based wellness programs reduce weight, study finds

A new study shows that workplace wellness programs can be effective in helping people lose weight by providing healthier food choices and increasing opportunities for physical activity, particularly if these efforts are designed ...

Mar 30, 2015
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