Health

Maintaining and improving your health and wellbeing as you get older is vital to enjoying your later years. YourLifeChoices understands this and we bring you up-to-date information, resources and relevant feature articles on the health checks you need, nutrition, managing pain, choosing health insurance, the ins and outs of grandparenting and which alternative medicines may give you the health boost you need. We also explain how aged care works, including residential aged care, aged care services delivery and health and ageing.

Nurofen fined $6 million for furphy

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Nurofen fined $6 million for furphy

The giant furphy peddled by Nurofen has cost it dearly.

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Do you have the fat gene?

Do you have the fat gene?

Do you have the fat gene?

Do you still feel hungry even though you’ve had enough food to sustain your body?

Why do we sneeze?

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Why do we sneeze?

What exactly is a sneeze and why do we do it? The reasons are more ...

Breakthrough could cure deafness

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Breakthrough could cure deafness

A cure for deafness could be just five years away after scientists grow cochlear cells.

How to care for your dentures

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How to care for your dentures

Learn how to care for your dentures properly to extend their life.

Can’t get an appointment? Here’s why

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Can’t get an appointment? Here’s why

Are public sector wait times getting longer?

Free apps to reduce eyestrain

Free apps to reduce eyestrain

Free apps to reduce eyestrain

Seven free apps and tips to help prevent or reduce digital eyestrain.

Your Health

Should I use ice or heat?

Read this before you reach for an ice or heat pack next time you’re injured or in pain.

Pick the right pack

Time-saving tips with big rewards

Naturopath Sandra Villella offers some time-saving ways you can invest in your health.

Reap the rewards

Does red wine really cause gout?

Gout is associated with rich living. But does red wine cause gout?

All about gout

Wellbeing

Should I use ice or heat?

Read this before you reach for an ice or heat pack next time you’re injured or in pain.

Pick the right pack

Eat to improve your memory

What to eat or avoid to improve your memory and mind.

Food to improve memory

Five steps to a happier life

Five things you can do every day to become a happier person.

Simple changes

News

Is she drinking too much?

John is happy in his new relationship, until his partner has a drink that is.

Drinking to excess

Affordable everyday 'superfoods'

Everyday foods that pack a healthy punch without the high price tag.

Everyday superfoods

Where’s that pain coming from?

How your everyday actions may be causing you pain.

Sources of pain

Hearing

Top three hearing myths explained

To help you understand hearing loss, we’ve explored the most common misconceptions.

True or false?

Your hearing health explained

Diminished hearing can have a huge impact on your way of life and general wellbeing.

Read this free booklet

Focus exercises for hearing

There are a few things you can do yourself to help you maintain better hearing.

Improve your hearing

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