Plastics — The hidden danger?

 Dr Ross Walker  

Mar27
I’m old enough to remember when most of our food and fluid came in glass containers. These days, I defy you to find much in your refrigerator that is in glass. The commonest container these days is, no doubt, plastic based. Photo by Marc Newberry on Unsplash Over the past few

The Commonest Cause of Death in WomenCardiovascular disease

 Dr Ross Walker  

Mar18
One week after the death of the two cricketing legends, Rodney Marsh and Shane Warne, a prominent and well respected female Labor politician, Kimberley Kitching died suddenly at exactly the same age as Shane Warne, 52. This prompted the National Heart Foundation of Australia to release a timely warning to

The death of two cricketing legends on the same day

 Dr Ross Walker  

Mar06
Friday, March 5, 2022 will always be remembered as a tragic day in the world of cricket with the deaths one of Australia’s greatest wicket keepers, Rodney Marsh, who died at the age of 74 following a resuscitated sudden cardiac arrest a week previously. Image: Paul Ellis / AFP Just as

Alcohol, hangovers

 Dr Ross Walker  

Dec20
Photo by christopher lemercier on Unsplash 2021 has been a difficult year for us all. With most of the Australian population being in lockdown for a significant period of time, many people have put on the COVID kilos from a combination of excessive consumption of the so-called discretionary foods (the extra

Keeping healthy over the Christmas break

 Dr Ross Walker  

Dec18
COVID has changed the world, possibly forever. All of our lives have been affected, whether we have been exposed to the virus or not. Our liberties, personal habits & interactions with each other are markedly changed compared with pre-pandemic. I would suggest the majority of us are experiencing the very