Heatwaves and health

My latest article for Western Alliance’s In Brief looks at how heatwaves affect health and what can be done to prevent heat stress as heatwaves increase in frequency and severity in coming years.

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Clinical trials: why are they important?

My latest article for Western Alliance’s In Brief series: to read it, click here.

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Water safety

Luckily I survived all the dumpings I received in the surf at Aireys Inlet and Kennett River over the past couple of weeks – otherwise this piece would be rather ironic. Read it here.

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Men’s health

Read my latest In Brief article by clicking here.

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A new ARC grant – PIED injecting in Australia

I’ve maintained a longstanding interest in steroid use, particularly relating to bodybuilding and sport (see my publications in 2002 and 1998). So, I’m very pleased to report that co-investigators Suzanne Fraser and David Moore (Curtin University), Kate Seear (Monash University) and Kay Stanton (Darebin Community Health Service) and I have been awarded an ARC Discovery Grant to investigate the use of performance and image-enhancing drugs in Australia, beginning in 2017. Read more about the grant here.

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Barriers to seeking health care

Here’s my latest piece, on barriers to seeking health care, for Western Alliance’s In Brief …

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Violence against women in rural and regional Australia

Read my latest In Brief article for Western Alliance.

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Injury related morbidity and mortality in rural areas

Read my latest In Brief article for Western Alliance.

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How does engagement in research benefit health services?

Read my latest In Brief article for Western Alliance.

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Something about me …

I was asked to write something about myself for Western Alliance’s website. Read it here.

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