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  • DEA Report; No Time for Games: Children’s Health and Climate Change

    DEA's report No Time for Games: Children’s Health and Climate Change shines the national spotlight on the potential health harms that children especially face from global warming, and calls for swift and decisive action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  The report was co-authored by…

    Read More | Posted in: Childrens Health | 02 June 2015 - admin
  • DEA Report; Children’s Environmental Health

    Most Australian children today benefit from better food, cleaner water, more preventive health measures (such as vaccination) and a higher standard of living than ever before. Childhood mortality is very low and many would think that Australian children have never had it so good. Nevertheless,…

    Read More | Posted in: Childrens Health | 30 December 2010 - admin
  • Article; Bub Hub: Tips to get more nature into your child’s day

    Dr Dimity Williams   We all want contact with the outdoors and the natural world, says Dr Dimity Williams in this article for parenting magazine, the Bub Hub. Yet today's lifestyle means we live inside our homes, cars or in big shopping centres which restrict and blunt our senses. This is especially…

    Read More | Posted in: Childrens Health | 22 January 2016 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Article; Grim future for children: global warming report

    Professor Fiona Stanley. Photo: © Copyright 2008 Annaliese Frank   By Sheshtyn Paola GPs and specialists need to train and prepare for the “inevitable increase” in childhood sickness and pressure on health services linked to climate change, leading epidemiologist Professor Fiona…

    Read More | Posted in: Childrens Health | 01 June 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Scientific Consensus Statement on Environmental Agents Associated with Neurodevelopmental Disorders

    Posted by David Strong, member of DEA Management Committee The Scientific Consensus Statement on Environmental Agents Associated with Neurodevelopmental Disorders developed by the Collaborative on Health and the Environment’s Learning and Developmental Disabilities Initiative is a valuable summary…

    Read More | Posted in: Childrens Health | 01 May 2008 - admin
  • Media Release; Ban the use of artificial food additives in children’s food and drinks?

    A PRESS RELEASE in April by our parent organisation ISDE called for a total ban on the use of artificial food additives in children’s food and drinks. It said: Recently published research in the Lancet [1] has shown conclusively that certain artificial colourants and flavourings can induce…

    Read More | Posted in: Childrens Health | 30 April 2008 - David Shearman
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