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This has absolutely been the worst year of hay fever I have ever seen. And spring has only just sprung. The number of wheezy, sinusey adults in my office, not to mention the kids with fingers planted firmly up itchy little noses has hit new highs. The problem with allergies…
Reports that Turning Point Drug and Alcohol Centre's director Professor Dan Lubman has called for Energy drinks containing caffeine, cleverly masked as the health-food-esque ‘guarana’ to be banned and blaming their mixture with alcohol for fueling violence among young people got me intrigued. That’s a euphemism for eye rolling. These…
Admin Aversion Disorder Who are the grand poo bahs who decide what constitutes a mental illness? The writers of the DSM IV manual? Let me in because I want to create a new mental health category; Admin Aversion Disorder. To get a diagnosis of AAD the patient must have four…
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Hands up who gets to eat dinner as a family more than three times a week? It’s a noble aim to be sure with 3 being the magic number that sees kids have fewer brushes with the law as they get older, less obesity and less mental health issues. But…
If you are one of the few parents walking the planet who has escaped the plague that roams your beloved little scrubbed-faced cherub’s golden curls, consider yourself touched by an angel. Or deficient in eyesight. Either way, you have never experienced the heartsink of spotting that foul scuttling animal darting…
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Don't pass judgement

Posted by on 11 March, 2010
The other morning you might have seen the segment we did on Sunrise on lap band surgery for teenagers. It amazes me that people have very firmly held opinions on the subject. They feel that to go for surgery is a cop out and that these teens should ‘just lose…
I’m not usually one to randomly jump on bandwagons, but I’m taking a leap onto the canning wagon and taking aim at Australia’s Dear Leader, who, having written a children’s book, clearly sees himself as the font of all knowledge when it comes to young Australians. He recommended on ABC…
Morning Show segment- click HERE