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.

Caterpillars hold key to arthritis cure

Caterpillars hold key to arthritis cure

Caterpillars hold key to arthritis cure

A fungus that infects caterpillars could offer new hope for arthritis sufferers.

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Qantas passenger hides for her life

Qantas passenger forced to hide for her life on Aussie flight

Qantas passenger hides for her life

Aussie airline ignores its own promises and forces a young woman to fear for her ...

Is it time for universal dental care?

Is it time for universal dental care?

Is it time for universal dental care?

Calls for introduction of a Medicare-style universal insurance scheme for primary dental care.

Sleep poll delivers a wake-up call

sleep troubles

Sleep poll delivers a wake-up call

Only eight per cent of respondents say they wake up feeling fresh.

Bad news for egg lovers

Bad news for egg lovers

Bad news for egg lovers

Cancel the cheese omelette. There is sobering news for egg lovers.

Miracle arthritis pain vaccine

Miracle arthritis pain vaccine

Miracle arthritis pain vaccine

Researchers have developed a vaccine which can block arthritis pain.

Saving older Aussies from the heat

How to save older Australians from killer heatwaves

Saving older Aussies from the heat

The first step could be simple and have wide-ranging benefits, research finds.

Your Health

The superfood beating asthma

Study finds a correlation between eating oily fish and improved respiratory health.

Respiratory health

Caterpillars hold key to arthritis cure

A fungus that infects caterpillars could offer new hope for arthritis sufferers.

Caterpillar cure

How to treat chronic pain

The burden of chronic pain is unrelenting for many Australians. Here’s how to treat it.

Painful facts

Wellbeing

Making bad memories ‘safe’

You can't 'erase' bad memories, but you can learn ways to cope with them.

Brain training

What do death dreams mean?

Analysts explain death dreams, and their assessments are surprising.

A health warning?

An easy fix for constipation

With constipation affecting one in five adults it’s time we got to the bottom of things.

The bottom line

Hearing

New hearing aid sweeping Australia

Australia’s latest hearing aid is like nothing you’ve ever seen. In fact, when it’s in your ear it’s essentially invisible.

Hear, hear

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

Health News

The superfood beating asthma

Study finds a correlation between eating oily fish and improved respiratory health.

Respiratory health

Caterpillars hold key to arthritis cure

A fungus that infects caterpillars could offer new hope for arthritis sufferers.

Caterpillar cure

Poll: We want denticare!

Nine in 10 older Australians want a universal dental care scheme.

Sink your teeth into this

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