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  1. Dairy and dairy alternatives

    Dairy products (and dairy alternatives) are packed with calcium, protein and lots of other essential nutrients.

  2. Dance - health benefits

    Dancing can be a fun way to stay fit for people of all ages and abilities.

  3. Dancing - preventing injury

    Dancing is fun and a great form of exercise, but make sure you avoid injuries.

  4. Date rape

    Date rape can be especially common among young people who have had little sexual experience and aren’t sure that what they have experienced crosses the line into rape. Many victims of date rape can feel pressure not to report the crime, or feel embarrassed or responsible for the attack.

  5. Death of a baby

    Miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death is a shattering event for those expecting a baby. Grief and anxiety about subsequent pregnancies are common in these circumstances but counselling can help.

  6. Dietary fat

    Animal products and processed foods like fried fast food are generally high in saturated fats.

  7. Dietary fibre

    A diet high in fibre keeps the digestive system healthy.

  8. Diphtheria

    Diphtheria is a serious bacterial disease that causes severe inflammation of the nose, throat and windpipe.

  9. Disability - managing underweight

    There are a number of ways that a person with a disability can successfully avoid unwanted weight loss.

  10. Disability - schooling choices

    If your child has a disability, you need to consider extra issues when your child starts school.