Mixing medications with alcohol

Many of us enjoy having a drink. Many of us also take medications. And while medications are generally safe when they are taken as prescribed, things can go wrong when you add alcohol into the mix. In Australia, one in 10 of us have misused pharmaceuticals. Pharmaceutical misuse including mixing medications with alcohol, can affect…

Clostridium Botulinum (Botulism)

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Minimizing the Effects of Stress in Your Kids

Today I’m going to be talking about the topic of toxic stress in our children. We all know that kids undergo a lot of different types of stress, anything from taking a big test, moving, to things more serious like parents getting divorced, or having a serious injury so how do we help kids deal…