Five pre-workout activities to avoid

Are you ready to work up a sweat? Check out this list for pre-workout routines you should avoid in order to maximise the benefits of exercise.


Three steps to kickstart your health

Our resident health writer Lesh Karan writes about ‘rocks’ and ‘sand’ to help you kickstart and commit to your health.

Health news

Seven top tips for tackling anxiety

Do you ever feel anxious? Are you worried about the future? Do these feelings make life seem a little difficult with which to cope? Our seven tips may help release the pressure.


App of the month June

Use your smartphone to monitor your sleeping patterns to learn how you can have a better nights sleep’ and never forget to take a tablet again with the app of the month.


Reduced statin use may cost lives

A study has found that 60,000 people have reduced or stopped taking their statin medication after the airing of an ABC program, later removed from its website, critical of the medication.

Health news

Can green tea prevent a cold?

If you are prone to winter coughs and colds, you’ll be happy to know that drinking green tea and red wine could significantly reduce your risk of catching a cold.

Health news

How to prevent male hair loss

Are you worried about hair loss? You’re not alone. In fact, by the time men turn 50 years of age, 85 per cent will experience significant hair loss.


Sickies cost Australia $30 billion

Winter is here, and along with it comes the likelihood of Australian workers taking a ‘sickie’ – but it seems we’re not very good at using our sick days effectively.


How to work out without realising

Clocking up an hour of exercise every day isn’t always possible. The good news is you’re probably doing exercise without even realising it.

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Can music be used to heal?

It’s no secret that music has mood-changing power. It can also be used to enhance our concentration or increase our energy levels. But what if it could do more?


Jamie Oliver’s birthday surprise

It’s Jamie Oliver’s 40th birthday today and the man known as the Naked Chef received a birthday surprise that brought a smile to his face and a tear to his eye.


PBS medicine prices to be slashed

Health Minister Sussan Ley is expected to introduce legislation today that will see customers pay up to 50 per cent less for many common medicines on the PBS.

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