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Caution Against Bushfire Smoke Advised

With smoke from a bushfire near Millmerran affecting some communities within the Darling Downs Health district, residents have been urged to take precautions and minimise exposure to smoke. “Increased amounts of smoke and particulates from ash in the air due to bushfires can pose risks for some members of the community,” said Darling Downs Public […]

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New Program Improves Health Of Indigenous Babies

Darling Downs Health has launched an innovative new program aimed at improving the health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander babies. The Bridging Antenatal Care, Indigenous Babies and Smoking Cessation (BAIBS) program encourages pregnant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, or those women pregnant with an Indigenous baby, to attend antenatal appointments and quit […]

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DonateLife Week Aiming To Double Registrations

Last year Toowoomba experienced an increase in donor registrations, with around 1124 new organ and tissue donors. This year, DonateLife Week is aiming to double the number of registered donors. Organ and tissue donation is the life-saving and life-transforming medical process where organs and tissues are transplanted from a recently deceased person, to a very […]

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