Foolproof tips on making it through an embarrassing health check

While tax and death are two certainties regularly discussed in life, embarrassing health checks seem to fly under the radar.


Five steps to easily give your life a make over

You don’t need to spend a lot of money or time to look after your wellbeing. Even simple, little changes can be incrementally effective.

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Where can I find a doctor or chemist

Getting sick on holiday is no fun. Next time you’re planning a trip make sure you take this new website or app with you so you can search for your nearest doctor or 24-hour chemist anywhere in Australia.


Longer waiting times for elective surgery and emergency care

More Australians are undergoing elective surgery and receiving emergency department care in public hospitals causing waiting times to increase in most states and territories.


'Recycling' the secret to a longer life and an Alzheimer's cure

Research reveals that lifespan can be extended by enhancing the process cells use to degrade and recycle old, broken and damaged cell components.


Prostate cancer warning signs

Men can live for many years without symptoms of prostate cancer. However, by taking note of these signs and doing regular self-checks, you can enhance your chance of survival.

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How to spoil your mum on Mother's Day with DIY beauty treatments

Here are five fabulous potions and lotions mostly made with ingredients that you’ll have in your pantry or bathroom cabinet. Why not save some money and give DIY beauty products a go?

Women's Health

How much hair loss is normal?

Hair loss is not just a ‘male’ issue – plenty of women also see tufts of hair blocking the bathroom drain too. But how much hair loss is normal?


Heart attack symptoms you should never ignore

When every minute counts, it’s important to know the signs of a heart attack so you can act quickly. Would you recognise all these symptoms?

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Five nutrients for healthy ageing

Good nutrition is increasingly vital during older age, as it helps you maintain your overall health and reduce your risk of age-related illnesses. Here are five nutrients that should be a part of your daily diet.


Nationals back push to reduce speed limit on mobility scooters

The National Party is determined to reduce the maximum speeds of mobility scooters after the wife of Senator John Williams was hit by one of the vehicles.


How to strength train safely

Strength training is important, especially for older adults as it helps to keep your bones and joints strong and wards off osteoporosis and diabetes, as well as a host of other health benefits.

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