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Coffee-making motions may cause “Barista Elbow”

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
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  • May 9 2014

Repeated motions of lifting pitchers, steaming milk and stamping espresso may cause medial epicondylitisgolfer's elbowor other stress

Extremely obese children removed from parents’ care in Australia

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 20 2012

According to news sources, human-services authorities in Victoria have sought protection for extremely obese children on at least two occasions in 2012, arguing to children’s court magistrates that they would be unable to lose weight in their parents’ care

Australian health experts urge “junk food” regulations

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 2 2012

Two health experts who recently appeared on Australia’s ABC Lateline have reportedly called for additional government regulation to help combat rising obesity levels

OPC releases report on self-regulatory marketing in Australia

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 16 2012

The Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) has sent a report to Australian officials on the country’s current self-regulatory system for food marketing, which OPC has described as “seriously flawed”

Australian researchers advocate mandatory sodium limits for processed foods

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • November 5 2010

Mandatory sodium limits for processed foods could be 20 times more effective than voluntary reduction measures

Australian Medical Association tackles alcohol marketing

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 21 2012

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has released a 60-page report in conjunction with its National Summit on Alcohol Marketing to Young People that accuses industry of targeting children with new media tactics as well as alcohol-flavored food and cosmetic products

Rudd Center study examines obesity-related health messaging

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • September 14 2012

Researchers with Yale University’s Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity have published a study purportedly assessing the effectiveness of “major obesity public health campaigns from the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia.”

Cancer Council Australia releases position statement on alcohol consumption

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 6 2011

The Cancer Council Australia (CCA) Alcohol Working Group has published a position statement in the May 2011 Medical Journal of Australia, claiming that alcohol use causes cancer and that any level of consumption "increases the risk of developing an alcohol-related cancer

Australian health organizations campaign against sugary drinks

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • January 25 2013

Cancer Council, Diabetes Australia and the National Heart Foundation of Australia have issued recommendations about the sale and availability of

Studies claim food and beverage youth marketing in Australia fails ad regs

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 19 2012

Researchers with the New South Wales Cancer Council and University of Adelaide have assessed food and beverage TV advertisements broadcast in five major Australian cities during children’s programming from September 1 to October 31, 2010, and found a total of 951 breaches of both mandatory and voluntary regulations