Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health

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Edited By: Professor John Lowe (Editor-in-Chief), Dr Priscilla Robinson, Dr Roxanne Bainbridge, Dr Bridget Kool, Dr Melissa Stoneham, Assoc. Professor Luke Wolfenden and Assoc. Professor Anna Ziersch

Impact Factor: 1.98

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 65/165 (Public Environmental & Occupational Health)

Online ISSN: 1753-6405

February 2015

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Parents misjudge their own children’s weight. Many parents misjudge their children’s weight status and, as a result, are not actively trying to help them achieve a healthy weight. Read More.

Antibiotic resistance in Australia. Better matching between pack size and recommended dosages may help combat antibiotic resistance. Read More.

Kids bounce their way to injury. More children are being injured in trampoline accidents, despite continuing efforts to improve the equipment’s safety. Read More.

Online Health Information – Keep It Simple! Australian health websites are too difficult for many people to read. Read More.

Vaccinate Against Measles. Future outbreaks of measles can only be prevented by vaccination. Read More.

Is Australia prepared for Ebola? Australia needs to be proactive about potential disease outbreaks like Ebola and establish a national centre for disease control. Read More

Healthy diet set early in life. Promoting a healthy diet from infancy is important to prevent childhood obesity and the onset of chronic disease. Read More.

Nutrition an issue for Indigenous Australians. Nutrition has not been given enough priority in national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health policy in recent years. Read More.

Remote school gardens for Indigenous kids. Gardens in remote schools could boost students’ healthy eating habits at a low cost. Read More.

Unplanned pregnancy remains high among young Australian women. Despite high rates of contraceptive use, unwanted pregnancies resulting in terminations remain high among young women. Read More.

Gastro outbreaks hit elderly hardest. Frail elderly people living in residential care facilities are at increased risk of severe illness or death from outbreaks of viral gastroenteritis. Read More.