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Coronavirus hand-washing drive a challenge for people with obsessive compulsive disorder

by in Health Tips May 21, 2020

ABC Goulburn Murray / By Erin SomervillePosted 20 MarMarch 2020 Excessive hand washing can be a symptom of OCD.(ABC Radio Brisbane: Jessica Hinchliffe) When it comes to staying away from germs, Chris Parkinson has had a lot of practice. Key points:Anxiety ‘quite high’ for OCD patients amid shortages of hand-sanitising productsChris Parkinson jokes that ‘the […]

Coles supermarket workers worried about switch to non-alcohol hand sanitiser amid coronavirus pandemic

by in News May 21, 2020

By Elias ClurePosted 19 AprApril 2020, updated 19 AprApril 2020 Coles worker Tony Williams said he felt unsafe using the sanitiser Coles had switched to.(ABC News: Elias Clure) Coles staff have accused the supermarket giant of not providing the best possible protection against coronavirus after their complaints about the effectiveness of non-alcohol-based hand sanitiser were […]

Tips for Staying Healthy During a Pandemic

by in Health Tips May 6, 2020

April 09, 2020 By Melissa Laitner, PhD, MPH, SWHR Director of Science Policy The global spread of Coronavirus has altered life as we know it. Almost three-quarters of women feel their lives have been disrupted significantly by the outbreak. Below, SWHR shares some important tips on maintaining good health in the midst of this crisis. […]

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