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Are fruits and vegetables too expensive?

The real question is, do you want to spend money now or later? Tracy L’Allier Ebacher Researches have shown that adequate fruit and vegetable intake… Read More

BlueHealth Project highlighting link between environmental health and mental health

Griffith Expert Associate Professor Anne Roiko and Alumnus Dr Anne Cleary join experts from 18 countries to contribute to the BlueHealth Project, a collaboration… Read More

Is fresh produce better than frozen?

We all know that fruits and vegetables are great for our bodies and are among the healthiest foods available for us to eat. This is because eating lots of fruits and vegetables protects us against a variety of diseases like diabetes, cancer and heart disease. Unfortunately, most people do not have home gardens capable of supplying fresh produce year-round. But is fresh produce always better than frozen produce? Not necessarily! Read More

DECRA recipient researching impact of events on emergency health services

Dr Jamie Ranse of Griffith’s School of Nursing and Midwifery is a leading expert on the impact of mass gatherings on emergency services. Read More

Five years later – Griffith Health Alumni share their stories

Ever wondered where your career in health care might take you? We recently brought together Griffith Health alumni in a virtual event to talk to us about how… Read More

Preventing adverse events to keep patients safe in hospital

Griffith University researcher Professor Brigid Gillespie of the School of Nursing and Midwifery shares the importance of research in patient safety.   Throughout… Read More

Griffith expert researching IV use in paediatric nursing

Working as a paediatric intensive care nurse, Amanda UIlman felt a real sense of responsibility to ensure that her patients could receive the treatment they needed via intravenous catheters (or IVs) without healthcare-associated… Read More

Advancing infection control a top priority for Griffith Expert

Dr Peta-Anne Zimmerman, senior lecturer for Griffith’s School of Nursing and Midwifery and consultant to the World Health Organization (WHO) is joining forces with experts from across Australia in a… Read More

Pharmacology, toxicology, and a career in drug research

Nicholas Rosser is a Griffith University Pharmacology and Toxicology alumnus and PhD candidate on his way to a career in medical research.   When he first… Read More

Time to indulge this World Chocolate Day!

This Tuesday 7 July 2020 is World Chocolate Day, and as Health Check is focused on providing advice on studying health and living a healthy life, we… Read More