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Health

Mozzies biting? Here's how to choose a repellent - and how to use it

Summer means mozzies. We explain which repellents are best and in what form to keep you safe from these blood-suckers.

Food

The rise of ultra-processed foods and why they're really bad for us

The list is long and real: higher risks of obesity, heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes, cancer, frailty, depression and death.

Health news

Treatment depends on where you live and what you earn

A study that tracked every one of the 1.2 million Australians with type 2 diabetes finds treatment is not equal and those living in remote and lower socioeconomic areas are more likely to be given older, less effective drugs.

Health news

Treatment depends on where you live and what you earn

A study that tracked every one of the 1.2 million Australians with type 2 diabetes finds treatment is not equal and those living in remote and lower socioeconomic areas are more likely to be given older, less effective drugs.

Podcast

Discussing heart health with Dr Catherine Itsiopoulos

Every day nearly 50 Australians die from heart disease. That’s right – almost 50!

Diseases

Treatment depends on where you live and what you earn

A study that tracked every one of the 1.2 million Australians with type 2 diabetes finds treatment is not equal and those living in remote and lower socioeconomic areas are more likely to be given older, less effective drugs.

Diseases

A remote-controlled hubby? Every wife’s dream!

Winston ponders the treatments and trials for Parkinson’s, while wife Kathy gives her perspective in this final part of the series.

Diseases

Where to now? Take every day as it comes, I guess

‘It's a shit of a disease; it's something you have to have to know how you feel.’ Parkinson’s sufferer Winston Spence continues his four-part story.

Diseases

Telling the family: ‘I'm not going to bloody die from this’

Seven years after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s, Winston’s speech and balance issues escalate.

Diseases

My journey with Parkinson’s disease

Understanding and compassion are critical to a healthy society. Today, and over the next three days, Winston Spence shares his journey with Parkinson’s. Hopefully, this helps other sufferers and gives us all a chance to be better supporters of others on a similar journey.

Health news

Bee venom can kill ‘untreatable cancer’ cells: study

Honeybee venom offers hope for the treatment of untreatable breast cancers, trailblazing Australian research reveals.

Diseases

How to spot vein and artery problems

There are a number of complications that can occur within your arteries or veins, potentially preventing your organs or limbs from receiving oxygen, essential nutrients and immune support.

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