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Dust storms

A dust storm can reduce the quality of the air that we breathe, so people – especially those with a respiratory condition – need to take precautions. Learn how to protect your health in a dust storm here.

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Breathing problems

Breathing problems can come on slowly or quickly, and can be just annoying, or can be very serious.

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Chest injury symptoms

Trusted information about chest injury symptoms including chest pain, difficulty of breathing and more. Find out what to do and when to see a doctor, plus links to trusted resources.

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Asthma symptoms

When asthma symptoms get significantly worse, this is known as an “asthma attack”. Find out about asthma symptoms.

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Asthma

Asthma symptoms can include a cough, wheezing, chest tightness and breathlessness. Learn more about its causes, symptoms and treatment options.

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Bushfires and your health

Bushfires bring with them health risks as well as risks to life, land and property. Find out how to prepare for a bushfire, including taking into account the health needs both of yourself and those you care for.

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Kava

Kava is a drug made from the roots of a plant in the pepper family. It has traditionally been cultivated by Pacific Islanders for use as a ceremonial drink.

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Pesticides

Links to trusted information about pesticides, including insecticides, herbicides and fungicides, and what to do if someone has been poisoned by pesticides.

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Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is very serious and can even be fatal. See here for the symptoms to look out for and what to do in an emergency.

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Food allergies

Some people have an allergic reaction to a normally harmless ingredient or type of food. This immune system response can range from mild to severe.

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