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Some of our foods have nano particles in them – should we be worried?

Some are concerned nanoparticles may present health risks.

Cutting penalty rates was supposed to create jobs. It hasn’t, and here’s why not

Two years on, what has happened with penalty rates?

Not just activists, 9 out of 10 people are concerned about animal welfare in Australian farming

Consumers want greater transparency about animal welfare practices and more consistent information so they can make informed decisions.

Should we be worried that the chemicals from sunscreen can get into our blood?

Authors break down recent study into sunscreen safety.

Selling out the city to advertising? Nothing new to see here

Our relationship with commercial signs is not static.

Labor’s pledge to improve Australian diets is a first – now we need action

Opinion: We can’t afford considerations – our health depends on it.

Sickly sweet or just right? How genes control your taste for sugar

Research finds genes could dictate a person’s reaction to sugary foods.

Before the Anzac biscuit, soldiers ate a tile so hard you could write on it

The biscuits also became art materials on the battlefield.

Antibiotic shortages are putting Aboriginal kids at risk

An estimated 15,000 children in remote areas require antibiotic treatment.

The IKEA effect: how we value the fruits of our labour over instant gratification

OPINION: Having customers do most of the work and feel they have attained “greater value for money’” is the Holy Grail for marketers.

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