Tag Archives: Shocking

Sad, shocking: Inquiry finds Australia neglects older people

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – An inquiry into Australia’s providers of care for the elderly has found they fail to adequately look after the country’s old and vulnerable citizens, in a scathing assessment of the industry. The public investigation into mistreatment of the elderly in Australia’s A$ 20 billion ($ 14 billion) aged-care industry that began in… Read More »

Shocking Aussie loneliness laid bare

Australians are busier than ever but many are struggling to keep a roof over their heads and an alarming 25 per cent say they suffer from loneliness, according to a national report out today. The annual overview of our wellbeing by the government’s Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIWH) reports we are not merely… Read More »

Shocking truth about Diet Coke

Diet soft drinks have raised suspicion for some time. There have been concerns that the mix of artificial sweeteners and preservatives may have neurological implications, and questions have been raised about the impact they have on our appetite and cravings for sweet foods. Diet soft drinks are heavily promoted as a low-calorie solution to traditional… Read More »

Viewpoints: Message to Sen. McConnell, Congress: Raising The Smoking Age To 21 Will Save Lives; Shocking Greed, Complicity Fueled Opioid Crisis

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Hill: A New Age For Tobacco — Raising The Age To 21 Is A Smart Move We are encouraged to see that members of Congress on both sides of the aisle are getting serious about raising the minimum age to 21 years old to… Read More »