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.

Improve your memory with these five tips

Five best ways to improve memory

Improve your memory with these five tips

Here are five great ways to improve your power of retention.

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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.

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?

Your Health

Do soapless cleansers kill germs?

Will soapless cleansers clean stains and kill germs as well as traditional soap?

Do they really kill germs?

Diet linked to mental health

The Mediterranean diet may be the key to tackling mental health problems.

Food for thought

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

Wellbeing

Five tips to improve your memory

Here are five great ways to improve your power of retention.

Sharpen your mind

The sin of ‘letting yourself go’

In our youth-centric society, we are all under the microscope.

One for the ladies

Myths and facts about your skin

We delve deep beneath the surface to learn more about the skin we’re in.

The skin you’re in

News

Moderate drinking not so healthy

New research challenges the assumption that moderate drinking is good for our health.

Why not?

Improve your memory with these five tips

Here are five great ways to improve your power of retention.

Sharpen your mind

Five easy lifestyle changes

Here are five simple yet effective ideas to look after your wellbeing.

Change your life

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.

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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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