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Swimming risk at Melbourne beaches

Melburnians are being warned to check the water quality of beaches before they swim this summer with La Nina potentially exposing swimmers to health risks more often. Victoria’s Environment Protection Authority has warned La Nina could create more stormy days over summer, meaning the water quality in Port Phillip Bay could be compromised. The usually… Read More »

Popular Blood Pressure Medication Increases Risk Of Skin Cancer

Research shows an association between skin cancer and one of the most common hypertension medications. Researchers looked at the relation between hydrochlorothiazide containing antihypertensive medication and increased skin cancer risk. It has been previously demonstrated that this commonly used medication can increase lip cancer risk. This study established a clear association between hydrochlorothiazide containing hypertension… Read More »