Health

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Do these things cause cancer?

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Do these things cause cancer?

There are just as many myths as facts about the things that can cause cancer.

Could you be denied surgery?

Doctors to use ‘Frailty Index’ to decide for or against surgery

Could you be denied surgery?

A new test could help decide whether you should have surgery.

Twenty super simple health tips

Health tips vid

Twenty super simple health tips

A video of simple, ingenious health tips that will improve your wellbeing.

Foods that don’t mix with medicine

Food Medicine

Foods that don’t mix with medicine

How drugs and foods interact in your body can be hazardous.

The rapid rise of foot fungus

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The rapid rise of foot fungus

Medical professionals say if you don’t wear socks you’ll suffer the consequences.

Private health reforms snub seniors

Private health reforms snub seniors

Private health reforms snub seniors

Health insurance overhaul largely ignores seniors, unless they have a bad heart or hip.

Obesity leads to breast cancer

New study reveals that obesity leads to breast cancer

Obesity leads to breast cancer

Researchers are one step closer to knowing how obesity is linked to breast cancer.

Are multivitamins a waste of money?

Are multivitamins a waste of money?

Are multivitamins a waste of money?

Hundreds of studies have looked at vitamin supplements to see if they are beneficial.

Early warning signs for MS

MS Scan

Early warning signs for MS

MS symptoms can be unpredictable; however, there are a number of things to watch for.

How to detect sleep apnoea

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How to detect sleep apnoea

Sleep apnoea can dramatically increase your risk of heart disease.

How to boost your cognitive health

cognitive reserve

How to boost your cognitive health

What is cognitive reserve and what does it have to do with preventing dementia?

GPs ID major future health issues

The most detrimental health issues of the future

GPs ID major future health issues

Australian GPs have identified the most harmful health issues of the future.

Combatting common OCD myths

Combatting common OCD myths

Combatting common OCD myths

In mental health week, we look at the myths surrounding OCD.

Can this fruit prevent heart attacks?

Can this fruit prevent heart attacks?

Can this fruit prevent heart attacks?

Eating one of these two fruits per day can decrease the risk of heart attack ...

Can sleep help prevent Alzheimer’s?

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Can sleep help prevent Alzheimer’s?

Having a sound slumber may protect your brain from dementia.

Medicare: are you covered onboard?

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Medicare: are you covered onboard?

How far does your Medicare cover extend when you travel?

Poor smell linked to dementia risk

Poor smell linked to dementia risk

Poor smell linked to dementia risk

A link has been found between a poor sense of smell and the chance of ...

What your pee says about you

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What your pee says about you

There’s a lot you can tell about your health simply by checking the colour of ...

1400 new drugs added to PBS list

1400 new drugs to be subsidised on new PBS list

1400 new drugs added to PBS list

Australians could save hundreds each year on newly subsidised medicines.

Drug deaths hit 20-year high

Drug deaths at 20-year high, dementia leading killer of women

Drug deaths hit 20-year high

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released the country’s leading causes of death.

Can thinning hair be reversed?

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Can thinning hair be reversed?

Worried about your thinning hair? These five treatments may help.

Can your meds cause constipation?

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Can your meds cause constipation?

What to do when medication stops you from being regular.

Six tips to beat motion sickness

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Six tips to beat motion sickness

Do you become queasy on a flight? Here are six tips to prevent motion sickness.

Alcohol linked to cancer risk

Alcohol linked to cancer risk

Alcohol linked to cancer risk

A decrease in Australia's population-level drinking would reduce cancer deaths.

Five nutrients for healthy ageing

Five nutrients for healthy ageing

Five nutrients for healthy ageing

These five nutrients are important for healthy ageing.

Seven dangerous medicine mix-ups

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Seven dangerous medicine mix-ups

Mixing medicines can be a recipe for disaster. Here are seven things to look out ...

Could you have ADHD?

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Could you have ADHD?

The six questions that could identify attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Five foods that stain your teeth

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Five foods that stain your teeth

Discoloured teeth can be unsightly, but mind what you eat and you can keep your ...

How do you rate your health care?

How do you rate your health care?

How do you rate your health care?

Over 45s report positive experiences with their general practitioners.

Renewed push for sugar tax

Renewed push for sugar tax

Renewed push for sugar tax

Health organisations are pushing for a 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks.

Miracle skin patch dissolves fat

Miracle skin patch dissolves fat

Miracle skin patch dissolves fat

Researchers have created a skin patch that can eliminate fat.

Fruit with huge health benefits

Fruit

Fruit with huge health benefits

As we emerge from winter, the fruit options grow; so here are four of the ...

Babysitting grandparents live longer

Babysitting grandparents live longer

Babysitting grandparents live longer

Helping out with the grandkids could have significant health benefits.

How to make men look younger

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How to make men look younger

A few lifestyle changes and aesthetic tweaks can help restore your youthful ‘vibe’.

How to fix your prostate problems

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How to fix your prostate problems

An enlarged prostate is a problem for many men over 50, but the fix is ...

Common cleaner could kill you

Common household cleaner linked to lung cancer

Common cleaner could kill you

Regular cleaning with this common household cleaner could cause a fatal lung disease.

New drug helps fight melanoma

New drug helps fight melanoma

New drug helps fight melanoma

Researchers have created a new treatment that prevents melanoma from spreading.

Foods that are bad for your brain

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Foods that are bad for your brain

Your brain will thank you for steering clear of these five foods.

Six tips to exercise your mood

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Six tips to exercise your mood

Depression is common among Australia’s senior population, but exercise can help.

Scientists flash for Alzheimer’s cure

Scientists flash for Alzheimer’s cure

Scientists flash for Alzheimer’s cure

Preventing the onset of Alzheimer’s could be as simple as switching on a light.

How to prevent a stroke

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How to prevent a stroke

Understanding the risk factors and some minor lifestyle changes could help prevent a new or ...

Five questions to ask your doctor

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Five questions to ask your doctor

Rising concern about over-diagnosis can see healthy people treated as sick.

New tool spots Parkinson’s early

New tool spots Parkinson’s early

New tool spots Parkinson’s early

A tool that can diagnose Parkinson’s disease even when there are no physical symptoms.

Breakthrough for stroke patients

Breakthrough for stroke patients

Breakthrough for stroke patients

University of Adelaide scientists have a new method of treating stroke patients.

Medical breakthrough of the century

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Medical breakthrough of the century

FDA approves a breakthrough hailed as a ‘new frontier’ in medicine.

Getting to know your breasts

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Getting to know your breasts

Our friends at Jean Hailes discuss how breasts change with age.

Hallucinations explained

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Hallucinations explained

Famous author and neurologist Oliver Sacks discusses hallucinations.

New wonder drug could kill cancer

Canakinumab

New wonder drug could kill cancer

A new wonder drug is being hailed as the new dawn in heart treatment.

What is causing your weight loss?

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What is causing your weight loss?

Shedding kilos unintentionally may be a sign of a health problem.

The great dementia disconnect

The great dementia disconnect

The great dementia disconnect

Why do people with dementia and their carers feel strongly disconnected from society?

Australia not ready for flu outbreak

Australia not ready for flu outbreak

Australia not ready for flu outbreak

A record-breaking 105,000 flu cases have been confirmed nationally.

Is brain food a myth?

brain food

Is brain food a myth?

Are there really foods that help your brain, or is it a myth?

Study gives fat a healthy tick

Study gives fat a healthy tick

Study gives fat a healthy tick

New research bucks decades old advice when it comes to fat consumption.

Worst foods to eat before bedtime

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Worst foods to eat before bedtime

Have you ever wondered what effect your food will have on your sleep?

Vital exercises to avoid falls

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Vital exercises to avoid falls

Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospital visits.

Four cups a day to keep death away

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Four cups a day to keep death away

Preventing an early death could be as simple as drinking four cups of coffee a ...

Scientists identify dementia gene

Scientists identify dementia gene

Scientists identify dementia gene

Scientists discover the gene that contributes to Alzheimer’s disease.

Can talcum powder cause cancer?

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Can talcum powder cause cancer?

California woman wins $525 million claiming that talcum powder caused her cancer.

Why is my hearing muffled?

hearing loss

Why is my hearing muffled?

Diminished hearing ability can have several causes.

How to lower your risk of dementia

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How to lower your risk of dementia

Dementia risk factors can be managed with lifestyle changes or medical treatments.

Sleep monitor no substitute for GP

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Sleep monitor no substitute for GP

Sleep trackers can’t diagnose complications of apnoea.

A twist on tummy troubles

A twist on tummy troubles

A twist on tummy troubles

Professor ‘prods’ doctors to rethink irritable bowel diagnosis.

Should you clean your ears?

cotton bud

Should you clean your ears?

Why you should never use cotton buds to clean your ears ever again.

Do you have ‘junk’ insurance?

Do you have ‘junk’ insurance?

Do you have ‘junk’ insurance?

AMA calls on the Government for healthcare policies to contain a minimum level of cover.

Sweeteners linked to dementia

artificial sweetener

Sweeteners linked to dementia

New study discovers link between sugar-free drinks and dementia.

Could cannabis solve sleep woes?

Could cannabis solve sleep woes?

Could cannabis solve sleep woes?

Trials suggest medicinal marijuana could be the best cure for insomnia.

The answer to your back pain?

TENS machine

The answer to your back pain?

This magical medical device could be the answer to your chronic back pain.

Is your hearing loss preventable?

Is your hearing loss preventable?

Is your hearing loss preventable?

Around 3.6 million Australians are affected by hearing loss, a lot of it preventable.

Brain test predicts risk of death

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Brain test predicts risk of death

Scientists have developed a simple test that can predict how close you are to death.

Foods that raise your blood pressure

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Foods that raise your blood pressure

Avoiding salt is one thing, but there are other unhealthy foods you need to know ...

Loneliness a bigger killer than obesity

Studies reveal that loneliness kills more people than obesity

Loneliness a bigger killer than obesity

Loneliness: a bigger killer than obesity and a major public health hazard.

Does stress kill?

stress kills

Does stress kill?

How harmful is stress to our health? Does it have the potential to kill?

Two in five Aussies sleep deprived

Two in five Aussies sleep deprived

Two in five Aussies sleep deprived

Millions are failing to get the sleep they need to live healthy, happy lives.

The secret to cleaning your teeth

cleaning teeth

The secret to cleaning your teeth

Cleaning your teeth the right way could save your life.

Can you still get a free flu shot?

Flu shot

Can you still get a free flu shot?

Here’s why you should get the 2017 flu vaccine in August.

CSIRO can now detect cancer early

CSIRO can now detect cancer early

CSIRO can now detect cancer early

With the use of scans and a clever algorithm, the CSIRO can now detect cancer ...

What’s your waist telling you?

What’s your waist telling you?

What’s your waist telling you?

What’s the best guideline to follow for monitoring your body weight?

Drinking lowers diabetes risk

Drinking lowers diabetes risk

Drinking lowers diabetes risk

To drink or not to drink. That is the question. The answer seems to change ...

Australians raid early-release super

Australians raid early-release super

Australians raid early-release super

Australians are raiding their super in record numbers to pay for medical procedures.

Are you raising your dementia risk?

Are you raising your dementia risk?

Are you raising your dementia risk?

Recent studies link some everyday medications to brain function.

Quick facts about bowel cancer

Quick facts about bowel cancer

Quick facts about bowel cancer

Did you know one in 13 Australians are diagnosed with bowel cancer each year?

Should governments pay for pets?

Celebrity vet Dr Chris Brown

Should governments pay for pets?

Pet owners save the taxpayer billions, prompting calls for compensation.

How to beat bad breath

Man holds his nose due to bad breath

How to beat bad breath

Halitosis is a common problem. Ben looks at how to get fresher breath.

Real-time medicine monitor

Real-time medicine monitor to police pharmacies

Real-time medicine monitor

The Federal Government announces real-time medicine monitor to police pharmacies.

Tread with caution

older woman falls in bathroom

Tread with caution

More older Australians living at home means more are likely to have a nasty fall.

Self-medicating against dementia

Self-medicating against dementia

Self-medicating against dementia

Australians are using video games to deal with health issues such as stress and dementia.

Things to consider when turning 60

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Things to consider when turning 60

The end of your working life is in sight, what do you do now?

The truth about painkillers

painkillers

The truth about painkillers

Today we put to bed three of the most persistent myths about painkillers.

Aussie Alzheimer’s breakthrough

Aussie Alzheimer’s breakthrough

Aussie Alzheimer’s breakthrough

New therapy appears to slow possible progression of brain disease.

Branded vs generic medications

generic medicine

Branded vs generic medications

Is it worth buying branded medicine?

Easing painful hips and knees

hip pain

Easing painful hips and knees

Joint pain can be debilitating but there are things to try before surgery.

How will assisted dying work?

Victorians would be able to seek medically assisted death from 2019

How will assisted dying work?

Victorians with terminal illnesses could access lethal medication within 10 days of request.

Why sex matters to men

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Why sex matters to men

Bettina Arndt discusses what men wish women knew about sex.

Why are you so unfit?

Why are you so unfit?

Why are you so unfit?

New research reveals the decreasing fitness levels of older Australians.

How to cope with chronic pain

man with chronic pain sore neck

How to cope with chronic pain

Is your pain all in your head? Learn how to manage chronic pain regardless of ...

Insurance for pre-existing issues

Travel SOS: travel insurance for pre-existing medical conditions

Insurance for pre-existing issues

Joe wants to know where he can get travel insurance to cover pre-existing medical.

Robots to replace your kids

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Robots to replace your kids

If your children can’t spare time, technology may come to your rescue.

Medical tourism: worth the risk?

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Medical tourism: worth the risk?

Dentists against seeking dental treatment overseas.

Australia’s healthcare second best

Australia’s healthcare second best

Australia’s healthcare second best

Despite some faults, our system is among the best in the developed world.

Deadly medicine mistakes

Deadly medicine mistakes

Deadly medicine mistakes

New research has found that many Australians make this mistake with medicines.

The age at which you peak

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The age at which you peak

Find out the best age for different skills; the answers might surprise you!

Set goals to kick unhealthy habits

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Set goals to kick unhealthy habits

Here are seven positive health habits you can start today.

Pensioners selling prescriptions

Pensioners selling prescription painkillers to make ends meet

Pensioners selling prescriptions

Pensioners are selling prescription painkillers to make ends meet.

Seven foods dieticians won’t touch

Seven surprising foods dieticians won’t touch

Seven foods dieticians won’t touch

Find out which unlikely foods dieticians say you should avoid.

Could cannabis stop brain rot?

Could cannabis stop brain rot?

Could cannabis stop brain rot?

Could cannabis restore memory and reverse the effects of ageing on the brain?

Poor sleep linked to Alzheimer’s

Poor sleep linked to increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Poor sleep linked to Alzheimer’s

Study shows that poor sleep may be linked to increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

How to prevent diabetes

Middle aged man with belly sitting on couch

How to prevent diabetes

Six ways you could be increasing your risk of diabetes without even knowing it.

How to reduce overnight toilet trips

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How to reduce overnight toilet trips

If you want a better sleep, try these tips to strengthen your bladder.

Apps to help avoid Alzheimer’s

Apps to help people with Alzheimer’s and to stave off dementia

Apps to help avoid Alzheimer’s

An app to keep your brain active and a must-have app for Alzheimer’s carers.

Claw your way back to strong hands

Handy exercises for staying nimble fingered

Claw your way back to strong hands

The niftiest way to get a strong grip is literally at your fingertips – hand ...

Will your weight kill you?

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Will your weight kill you?

Being overweight could be more deadly than you think.

You could live longer than you think

You could live longer than you think

You could live longer than you think

New research suggests the upper limit on mortality may be higher than 115 years.

Suntan drug could prevent cancer

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Suntan drug could prevent cancer

Scientists have developed a therapy that mimics sunlight to make the skin tan.

Mind what you think

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Mind what you think

Are you a worrywart? Mindfulness can combat those negative thoughts.

How to overcome tiredness

Tired mature man yawning

How to overcome tiredness

These five tips will enhance your energy and help you to bounce back.

How to reduce your cholesterol

How to reduce your cholesterol

How to reduce your cholesterol

If you have high cholesterol, there are ways to address the problem without drugs.

How much sleep do you need?

How much sleep do you need?

How much sleep do you need?

Watch this quick video to find out how much sleep you need at different stages ...

What causes Alzheimer’s disease?

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What causes Alzheimer’s disease?

Here is what we know about Alzheimer's, and what is yet to be uncovered.

Vegan fad sliced and diced

Vegan diets: a hippie hoax or recipe for health?

Vegan fad sliced and diced

Is vegan food the new plate of the day?

Coffee or tea – which is healthier?

coffee or tea

Coffee or tea – which is healthier?

If you like to start your morning with a cuppa, which should you choose?

Our first Alzheimer’s-friendly airport

Australia’s first dementia-friendly airport

Our first Alzheimer’s-friendly airport

Guess which state is home to Australia’s first dementia-friendly airport?

Biggest turn-ons and turn-offs

flirting couple

Biggest turn-ons and turn-offs

If you want to play the game of love, you better know the rules.

Don’t let a hangover ruin your holiday

Don’t let a hangover ruin your holiday

Don’t let a hangover ruin your holiday

How to make the most of your day in a foreign city even when your ...

Understanding food expiry dates

two ladies talking whilst one drinks and the other checks the best before details on the side of a juice bottle

Understanding food expiry dates

Do you know what the little dates stamped on the side of your food mean?

Five ways to improve gut health

Five ways to improve gut health

Five ways to improve gut health

Keep your digestive system healthier with these five suggestions to improve your gut health.

Losing weight for your body type

view from behind of different female body shapes

Losing weight for your body type

Find out how your body type affects weight loss and weight gain.

Is eating in moderation a mistake?

The definition of ‘eating in moderation’ varies person to person

Is eating in moderation a mistake?

A study suggests that ‘eating in moderation’ may not work as a dietary guideline.

Seven ways to train your brain

Seven ways to train your brain

Seven ways to train your brain

Try these seven activities each day and your brain will thank you.

Seven ways to beat pre-diabetes

Doctors hands holding smiling diabetes reader

Seven ways to beat pre-diabetes

If left untreated, pre-diabetes can lead to type 2 diabetes.

Best treatment for lower back pain

A woman holds her lower back as she experiences lower back pain

Best treatment for lower back pain

New research has found that exercise is the best way to prevent lower back pain.

IBS explained

Woman holds her stomach as she suffers from irritable bowel syndrome

IBS explained

Learn about the symptoms of IBS and how to manage it.

10 questions to ask your doctor

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10 questions to ask your doctor

These 10 questions will help you to avoid unnecessary tests.

Nine reasons you should drink beer

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Nine reasons you should drink beer

Drinking beer in moderation can actually have a multitude of health benefits.

Sexy tips to spice up your 2016

Romantic bed with wine and rose petals

Sexy tips to spice up your 2016

The New Year means new life and positive change, so why not carry that into ...

Weight loss with more fruit and veg?

Mother and daughter eating fruits and vegetables

Weight loss with more fruit and veg?

You would think that eating more fruit and veg would help you to lose weight. ...

Stretch your Levator Scapulae

Jason Lee explains an easy Levator Scauplae exercise which can help prevent back and neck pain

Stretch your Levator Scapulae

Reduce back and neck pain by learning this quick and easy stretch.

Which cooking oil is best?

Which cooking oil is best?

Which cooking oil is best?

There are many cooking oils available so which one is best?

Does sex count as exercise?

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Does sex count as exercise?

Sex: it’s fun (while it lasts), but can we really refer to it as exercise? ...

10 terrific kitchen tricks

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10 terrific kitchen tricks

You can never know enough ways to save time in the kitchen, can you?

Pelvic floor health for men and women

pelvic floor health

Pelvic floor health for men and women

The exercises to start doing now to avoid incontinence later in life.

Detox diets – should you do one?

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Detox diets – should you do one?

From juice fasts to colon cleanses, is detoxing actually good for you?

Strengthen your deep neck flexors

Jason Lee explains deep neck flexors and how to exercise and strengthen them

Strengthen your deep neck flexors

Jason Lee shows you how to strengthen your neck to help carry the weight of ...

Walk off the weight

Walk off the weight

Walk off the weight

How to use walking as exercise, to lose weight and stay healthy.

Five tips to care for your liver

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Five tips to care for your liver

What does your liver do and how do you care for it properly? We have ...

10 foods you don’t need to refrigerate

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10 foods you don’t need to refrigerate

You might be surprised that some of these foods are better placed in the pantry ...

Travelling with medicines

Travelling with medicines – what you need to know

Travelling with medicines

If you’re planning to travel overseas with medicines, learn the steps you need to take.

10 pantry essentials

Back view of a woman looking in kitchen pantry

10 pantry essentials

If you never run out of these 10 pantry items, you’ll always have a delicious ...

How to boost low testosterone

Doctor holding testosterone sign with stethescope

How to boost low testosterone

Discover the symptoms of low testosterone and natural ways to boost it.

Six sex tips to get you in the mood

Six sex tips to get you in the mood

Six sex tips to get you in the mood

We’ve found six sex tips that may help you get back in the mood for ...

What healthy people do before bed

Happy healthy couple reading before bed

What healthy people do before bed

Improve your day with these smart sleeping habits practiced by healthy people.

Foods for your ‘little fella’

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Foods for your ‘little fella’

Here’s a list of foods that can help men with ED and prostate issues.

Seven efficient exercises

happy older couple walking strenuously through a park

Seven efficient exercises

These seven moves will ensure you work smart, getting more results for your efforts.

Supplements that prevent dementia

A collection of natural supplements which may be able to prevent dementia

Supplements that prevent dementia

A combination of natural supplements may reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer’s.

How can I stop binge eating?

overweight man at his fridge

How can I stop binge eating?

Jo Lamble helps Tom put an end to his emotional over-eating.

What your mouth says about you

What your mouth says about you

What your mouth says about you

Your mouth can say a lot about your overall health.

Free bowel cancer tests save lives

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Free bowel cancer tests save lives

Aussies suffer from some of the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world.

How Australians die

How Australians die – top five causes

How Australians die

Can you guess the top five causes of death in Australia?

Handy household hints

Handy household hints to help you with your housework

Handy household hints

Here’s a list of handy household hints to help you with your housework.

Are you weakening your immunity?

Mature woman and husband enjoying wine but risking immune system

Are you weakening your immunity?

Feeling run down? Here are six ways you may be unwittingly weakening your immune system.

Research identifies your cancer risk

Research identifies your cancer risk

Research identifies your cancer risk

A new study of 10,000 women has accurately identified the cancer chance for women.

Ways you may be ruining your teeth

Mature woman brushing her teeth with puzzled expression

Ways you may be ruining your teeth

Even the most healthy people can have unhealthy habits that are bad for their teeth.

Are probiotics doing you more harm?

Are probiotics doing you more harm?

Are probiotics doing you more harm?

Could taking a probiotic be doing more harm than good?

Keep your kidneys healthy

Keep your kidneys healthy

Keep your kidneys healthy

Healthy kidneys are vital to our wellbeing.

Five best core exercises

Five best core exercises

Five best core exercises

Five low-impact exercises to strengthen your core.

What poor sleep does to your body

man having trouble sleeping

What poor sleep does to your body

The long- term health effects if you are regularly missing out on sleep.

The miracle of one glass of water

The miracle of one glass of water

The miracle of one glass of water

There are incredible health benefits to be had from drinking just one glass of water ...

Low fat or full cream milk?

Low fat or full cream milk – which is healthier?

Low fat or full cream milk?

Is it a misconception that low fat milk is healthier than the full cream variety?

How farting is good for your health

Couple with the covers drawn up against farts

How farting is good for your health

How farting can help prolong your life and improve the health of those around you.

Weight-loss secrets of women

Two sharing women sharing weight loss tips

Weight-loss secrets of women

University researchers set out to discover the secrets of slim people. This is what they ...

Belly bulge worse than being obese

Belly bulge worse than being obese

Belly bulge worse than being obese

Is it worse to be overweight all over or just carry extra weight around the ...

Spotting the signs of skin cancer

Doctor holding sign saying skin cancer

Spotting the signs of skin cancer

This is what to look for when checking your skin for any signs of skin ...

The danger of dietary supplements

The danger of dietary supplements

The danger of dietary supplements

Misleading and harmful supplements putting Australians at serious risk.

Sex secrets of long-term couples

Sex secrets of long-term couples

Sex secrets of long-term couples

Learn the secret to a successful sex life from couples who’ve been together for decades.

Why you should drink only water

attractive mature lady drinking a glass of water

Why you should drink only water

A case for why you should forgo the coffee and switch to water.

The secret to a good life

robert waldinger talks happiness

The secret to a good life

Find out the most important factor for keeping happy and healthy in this TEDx Talk.

Ageing and your hormones in action

older woman with hormone replacement therapy medicine

Ageing and your hormones in action

How do hormones affect the ageing process for men and women?

Seven useful facts about fats

healthy fat

Seven useful facts about fats

Seven useful facts about fats that everybody should know.

Six facts about donating blood

blood donation

Six facts about donating blood

Did you know that donated blood is used for 22 different medical treatments?

10 tips for a healthier heart

healthy heart

10 tips for a healthier heart

A few good choices can help you feel better and stay healthier.

Nine health mistakes men make

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Nine health mistakes men make

Nine common health mistakes that men make.

Five healthy breakfast staples

avocado on toast

Five healthy breakfast staples

These five ingredients make for the tastiest and healthiest breakfasts.

How can I regain my lust for life?

lust for life

How can I regain my lust for life?

Jo Lamble has some tips to help Pauline regain her lust for life.

Why am I constipated?

Constipation

Why am I constipated?

Why are you constipated? How can you fix it?

Are dairy-free diets a bone risk?

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Are dairy-free diets a bone risk?

Everything that you need to consider before you cut out cow’s milk.

Keep dementia test in mind

How a dementia test can pick up early signs of the treatable illness

Keep dementia test in mind

Taking an early dementia test may lead to treatment to help slow down deterioration.

Sex-drive supplements for women

Tribulus Terrestris

Sex-drive supplements for women

Hey girls, here are four sex-drive supplements to get your sex life back on track.

Popular medicine recalled

Popular drug recalled after evidence of tampering

Popular medicine recalled

A popular drug has been recalled after evidence of tampering was found.

Steer clear of the dreaded lurgies

Man With Cold

Steer clear of the dreaded lurgies

These simple health tips will help you to steer clear of the dreaded lurgies.

Chocolate reduces heart risk

Study links chocolate to reduced risk of common heart condition

Chocolate reduces heart risk

Eating chocolate could reduce your risk of a heart condition known as atrial fibrillation.

Why do people lie?

Man With Long Nose

Why do people lie?

Whether we want to admit it or not, we all lie, but why?

Swearing can make you stronger

Dropping the occasional curse can make you stronger

Swearing can make you stronger

New research reveals that, if you want to be stronger, you should swear more often.

Five things to know about vertigo

Woman With Vertigo

Five things to know about vertigo

Everything you ever wanted to know about vertigo, but were too dizzy to ask.

Love your nuts

Here’s how to carry out a testicular self examination

Love your nuts

Here’s how to carry out a testicular self examination.

Five deadliest diseases for women

Woman With Diabetes

Five deadliest diseases for women

We know the two big killers for women, but what else should be on your ...

Can you take an Uber to hospital?

Speed over care: Should you take an Uber to hospital?

Can you take an Uber to hospital?

Ride-booking services have smashed the taxi business, are ambos next?

Alternatives to organic foods

Alternatives to organic foods

Alternatives to organic foods

When organic isn’t an option for you, try these 15 clean foods instead.

Sex and dating

sex dating

Sex and dating

How to have ‘the sex talk’ with your new partner.

Six major causes of knee pain

Knee pain

Six major causes of knee pain

Sore knees can prevent you from many activities. How can you fix them?

The six best workouts for over 50s

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The six best workouts for over 50s

Healthy ageing is all about exercise, but what are the right activities?

Your sex questions answered

Woman speaks to her doctor about sex

Your sex questions answered

If you’ve got a niggling question about sex, ask your doctor, not Dr Google.

Ovarian cancer: early warning signs

Ovarian cancer symptoms

Ovarian cancer: early warning signs

Scientists have identified 12 new genetic drivers that can signal ovarian cancer.

Worst foods to have in your fridge

Woman looks into her fridge at the worst unhealthy foods

Worst foods to have in your fridge

If you’re on a health kick, then ditch these eight foods from your fridge.

Apple cider vinegar is the cure

health benefits of apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is the cure

What if an everyday kitchen ingredient could cure what ails you?

Losing 3kg can reduce obesity impact

Man touches his stomach fat and considers losing 3kg to lessen the impact of obesity

Losing 3kg can reduce obesity impact

Small changes to your weight could make a big difference to your health.

Five ways tech will change ageing

Five ways tech will change ageing

Five ways tech will change ageing

Ageing is going to be a lot different in the future of smart devices.

Are Aussie women ageing faster?

Are Aussie women ageing faster?

Are Aussie women ageing faster?

A study found Australian women report signs of facial ageing sooner than the US.

Nine things women wish men knew

Woman is frustrated by her partner

Nine things women wish men knew

Do you want to know what women want from men?

How to handle travel anxiety

Woman suffers from flight anxiety

How to handle travel anxiety

Fearful flyers of the world will love these tips for handling flight anxiety.

Mood foods: eating for anxiety

Woman drinking coffee from disposable cup

Mood foods: eating for anxiety

Foods that improve or worsen anxiety, stress and depression.

Stomach cancer: early warning signs

Man suffers from indigestion an early warning sign of stomach cancer

Stomach cancer: early warning signs

The early warning signs of stomach cancer may, at first, seem harmless.

Let’s talk about sleep

Let’s talk about sleep

Let’s talk about sleep

How a regular sleep pattern will help you to function better.

Reducing the risk of arthritis

Reducing the risk of arthritis

Reducing the risk of arthritis

These five tips can help reduce your risk of arthritis

The real secret to living longer

Group of friends enjoying a social event a secret to living a long life is a good social network

The real secret to living longer

Want to know how to live longer? Here’s the answer.

10 homemade dandruff remedies

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10 homemade dandruff remedies

If dandruff is raining on your parade, why not try these 10 natural cures?

Foot problems and how to fix them

Woman Touching Feet

Foot problems and how to fix them

Often unloved and overlooked, our feet are susceptible to many ailments.

Curve Lurve breast awareness app

Curve Lurve app helps women to become aware of breast cancer earlier

Curve Lurve breast awareness app

A breast health awareness app designed to help women ‘take care of their pair’.

Is your puffer technique correct?

Woman holding an asthma inhaler using correct technique

Is your puffer technique correct?

Up to 90 per cent of people with asthma are using inhalers incorrectly.

Seven exercises for better sex

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Seven exercises for better sex

Exercises to help you mentally, physically and, hopefully, sexually.

Seven surprising facts about breasts

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Seven surprising facts about breasts

Seven surprising facts you might not know about your breast friends.

Steer clear of the Dirty Dozen

Some fruits and vegetables are packed full of pesticides

Steer clear of the Dirty Dozen

For your health’s sake, you may wish to avoid the foods listed in the Dirty ...

Save on your health insurance

Are you eligible for the defence health insurance

Save on your health insurance

If you or a family member has served in the defence force you could save.

Flu vaccination: worth the effort?

woman with influenza

Flu vaccination: worth the effort?

The flu vaccine doesn’t provide complete protection.

Parkinson’s: early warning signs

Early warning signs of Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s: early warning signs

It can be difficult to tell if you have Parkinson’s. Here are the symptoms.

NSAIDS may cause heart disease

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NSAIDS may cause heart disease

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories are available over the counter, but they may be unsafe.

Understanding anxiety

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Understanding anxiety

Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia.

What’s a vampire breast lift?

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What’s a vampire breast lift?

How has a blood-sucking fictional creature inspired a breast lift procedure?

Taking care of ‘down there’

The vulva: every woman has one, but no two are the same.

Taking care of ‘down there’

The vulva: every woman has one, but no two are the same.

Psoriasis cures: ditch the itch

Psoriasis hand

Psoriasis cures: ditch the itch

Psoriasis? Here are seven treatments you can try to help ditch the itch.

Superbugs kill 700,000 each year

Superbugs are a global health crisis killing hundreds of thousands each year

Superbugs kill 700,000 each year

Superbugs are a global health crisis killing hundreds of thousands each year.

Do you need a My Health Record?

Should you get a My Health Record? Here’s what you need to know.

Do you need a My Health Record?

Should you get a My Health Record? Here’s what you need to know.

Are you shrinking?

Should you be worried that you’re getting shorter?

Are you shrinking?

A significant loss of height may be an indicator of osteoporosis. Should you be worried?

Dizzy spells linked to dementia

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Dizzy spells linked to dementia

Your dizzy spells may lead to dementia or cognitive decline.

How much meat is too much?

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How much meat is too much?

A little meat is okay for you. But how do you know if you’re eating ...

High-fibre snacks for weight loss

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High-fibre snacks for weight loss

These five high-fibre snacks taste great and will help you lose weight.

The dangers of 'Doctor Google'

Sick hypochondriac woman google searches her symptons

The dangers of 'Doctor Google'

Discover the real reasons you should never Google your symptoms.

Scientists discover anti-ageing pill

Trials for anti-ageing pills to commence this year

Scientists discover anti-ageing pill

A molecule found in red wine could be the answer to anti-ageing.

Spiders could save you from stroke

Funnel-web spider venom could provide stroke protection

Spiders could save you from stroke

The venom of funnel-web spiders may one day be used to treat stroke patients

Easy exercises with Jason Lee

Easy exercises with Jason Lee

Easy exercises with Jason Lee

Jason Lee explains how to strengthen your back and neck muscles to prevent pain.

Why do blood groups matter?

Three dimensional render of blood cells and blood groups

Why do blood groups matter?

You may know your blood type, but what does it mean?

Budget cut fears for home GP visits

GP home visits could face Budget funding cuts

Budget cut fears for home GP visits

GP home visit service could be cut in upcoming Budget.

How to cope with sensitive teeth

woman holding her face because her teeth are hurting

How to cope with sensitive teeth

Simple things you can do every day to help minimise the discomfort of sensitive teeth.

Is ED a certainty?

Is erectile dysfunction an inevitable part of ageing?

Is ED a certainty?

Does ageing make it inevitable? Are there ways that you can avoid the dreaded droop?

Glaucoma: early warning signs

Senior woman having her eyes tested

Glaucoma: early warning signs

Keep an eye on the warning signs of glaucoma.

Brain-training app for weight loss

Laptop app helps fight food cravings with diet brain training

Brain-training app for weight loss

A new app trains your brain to stop consuming unhealthy food and drinks.

Are gluten-free diets a fad?

Gluten free diets are they just a fad

Are gluten-free diets a fad?

Dropping gluten from your diet is definitely in vogue, but at what cost?

Foods to regulate blood sugar

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Foods to regulate blood sugar

Here are four ways to maintain healthy blood sugar levels.

Tips to combat pre-flight nerves

Passengers sitting calmly on a plane

Tips to combat pre-flight nerves

Make your plane journey more comfortable with these pre-flight tips.

Aussie men to lose longevity title

Australian men set to lose their highest life expectancy mantle

Aussie men to lose longevity title

Australian men are top of the world for life expectancy, but all that will change ...

Good carbs, bad carbs

White rice and brown rice together to show bad carbs and good carbs

Good carbs, bad carbs

What are ‘good’ and ‘bad’ carbs and how do you tell the difference?

Why am I losing my hair?

Woman losing her hair holding out hairbrush

Why am I losing my hair?

It’s understandable that hair loss or thinning can be quite distressing.

Can you afford your healthcare?

A pile of medicine pills heaped on Australian notes

Can you afford your healthcare?

Can we really afford healthcare that costs us $28.6 billion per year?

How home care packages have changed

How home care packages have changed

How home care packages have changed

Older Australians now have more choice in how home care packages are delivered.

Do you need a health check?

A young female doctor listening with stethescope

Do you need a health check?

It’s important to visit your GP regularly for health checks, not just when you’re sick.

How sex can help you lose weight

How sex can help you lose weight

How sex can help you lose weight

These three ‘old-favourite’ sexual positions can also help you to lose weight.

Ageing: what’s normal, what’s not

Outdoor shot of happy mature couple walking along the beach

Ageing: what’s normal, what’s not

Our bodies changes as we age, but what’s normal and what’s not normal?

Five tips to improve your memory

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Five tips to improve your memory

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

Are supplements a sham?

Complementary medicines don’t work: AMA

Are supplements a sham?

A CHOICE study questions the efficacy of complementary medicines.

Common eye myths: fact or fiction?

Older man with glasses straining to see screen

Common eye myths: fact or fiction?

Which of these common eyesight myths are fact and which are fiction?

Is walking enough to lose weight?

Mature woman power walking for exercise

Is walking enough to lose weight?

Want to use walking as exercise? Here’s how to do it.

Moderate drinking not so healthy

Maybe moderate drinking isn't so good for you after all

Moderate drinking not so healthy

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

The only way to lose weight

Single pea with knife and fork for weight loss

The only way to lose weight

Dieticians say that Aussies are wasting time and money on pricey fad diets.

Is my marriage doomed?

Irene is worried that her marriage is doomed

Is my marriage doomed?

With the nest now empty, Irene is worried that her marriage is in trouble.

Myths and facts about your skin

How well do you know your own skin?

Myths and facts about your skin

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

How to stop caring about rejection

Pin popping heart shaped ballon for rejection

How to stop caring about rejection

Fear of rejection? Become a psychopath.

Pain-free customer service calls

A simple tip to make customer service calls a lot less painful

Pain-free customer service calls

Make frustrating customer service calls a lot less painful with this simple tip.

Ten superfoods for weight loss

Oatmeal in blue bowl and pink measuring tape around spoon on kitchen table

Ten superfoods for weight loss

Are there foods that will ignite your metabolism to promote weight loss?

How to stay healthy on a cruise

Cruising: how to stay healthy at sea

How to stay healthy on a cruise

Here’s how to hit the high seas and avoid health risks.

Ovarian cancer explained

Ovarian cancer awareness month blue ribbon

Ovarian cancer explained

February is ‘Ovarian Awareness Month’, organised by Ovarian Cancer Australia.

Diet linked to mental health

Diet linked to mental health

Diet linked to mental health

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

Don't put off end-of-life planning

Don't leave end of life planning to chance

Don't put off end-of-life planning

Here’s why you shouldn’t delay your end-of-life planning.

Reduce your risk of stroke

Blackboard with word stroke and stethoscope

Reduce your risk of stroke

Described as a ‘brain attack’, a stroke can happen to anyone at any time.

Dealing with dizziness

Mature woman on couch feeling dizzy

Dealing with dizziness

Feeling dizzy can often be an indication that something is out of kilter.

Yes, you do need a morning ritual

Smiling mature man enjoying his morning

Yes, you do need a morning ritual

A morning ritual not only changes your day but your entire attitude.

Five easy lifestyle changes

Five easy lifestyle changes

Five easy lifestyle changes

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

Is your poo worth banking?

Mature scientist testing in a lab

Is your poo worth banking?

What exactly is stool banking and what can it do for you?

Where’s that pain coming from?

Mature sleeping woman uncomfortable in pain

Where’s that pain coming from?

How your everyday actions may be causing you pain.

Affordable everyday 'superfoods'

Superfoods berries and nuts for weight loss

Affordable everyday 'superfoods'

Everyday foods that pack a healthy punch without the high price tag.

Should I use ice or heat?

Should I use ice or heat?

Should I use ice or heat?

Read this before you reach for an ice or heat pack next time you’re injured ...

Heavy traffic linked to dementia

Heavy traffic linked to dementia

Heavy traffic linked to dementia

Living near a main road can increase your risk of dementia.

Time-saving tips with big rewards

Time-saving tips with big rewards

Time-saving tips with big rewards

Naturopath Sandra Villella offers some time-saving ways you can invest in your health.

How to beat the post-holiday blues

Mature woman looking out of the window with book

How to beat the post-holiday blues

Coming home from holiday doesn’t have to be a downer.

What does my headache mean?

Older man with headache

What does my headache mean?

Here are five common types of headaches and how to relieve them.

Your New Year detox guide

Your New Year detox guide

Your New Year detox guide

Spring back to health with this New Year detox guide for 2017.

One-minute anti-ageing tips

One-minute anti-aging tips

One-minute anti-ageing tips

You don't need fancy lotions and expensive concoctions to make you look younger.

Seven ways to alleviate joint pain

Seven ways to alleviate and prevent joint pain

Seven ways to alleviate joint pain

Seven ways to help alleviate joint pain so that you can go on with your ...

Foods to help reduce bloating

Womans hands holding bloated sore stomach

Foods to help reduce bloating

Bloating is an uncomfortable sensation, but there are foods that can fix it.

Do you have face blindness?

Man with blank face painted on card

Do you have face blindness?

Can you imagine meeting someone time and time again but not recognising them?

Optimism could save your life

Optimistic older woman

Optimism could save your life

Are you a glass half full or half empty kind of person?

How do hormones affect your sleep?

Woman sleeping face down in bed

How do hormones affect your sleep?

How much do hormones affect other parts of life – such as sleep?

Five steps to a happier life

Five ways to be happier every day

Five steps to a happier life

Five things you can do every day to become a happier person.

Simple steps to slimmer thighs

Variety of women's legs posing together

Simple steps to slimmer thighs

Three simple steps to slimmer thighs courtesy of fitness guru Emily Skye.

Five best websites to make friends

Five best websites to make friends

Five best websites to make friends

Five websites for meeting new people and staying connected.

Statin link to lower Alzheimer's risk

Model of a brain with Alzheimer's

Statin link to lower Alzheimer's risk

Simple cholesterol drugs could prove the key to reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

You can be happy alone

Happy mature woman alone at home with cheeky expression

You can be happy alone

Alone? You don’t have to be lonely. Here are some tips to help you ‘find ...

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?

Your right to die in Victoria

Victorian Government to vote on legalised euthanasia

Your right to die in Victoria

The Victorian Government could be the first Australian state to legalise euthanasia.

Which bug has bitten you?

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Which bug has bitten you?

A simple guide to assist you in identifying bug bites and how to treat them.

Confused about serving sizes?

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Confused about serving sizes?

Could bad labelling be damaging your health?

This song can stop your anxiety

This song can stop your anxiety

This song can stop your anxiety

What if a song was scientifically proven to make you feel better?

Delirium medicines may be killing you

Delirium medicines may be killing you

Delirium medicines may be killing you

New study reveals surprising results about the treatment of delirium.

Is air pollution making London unliveable?

cars causing pollution

Is air pollution making London unliveable?

Londoners are being advised not to drive due to extreme pollution.

How to banish binge eating

Mans hands reaching for fridge full of food to binge eat

How to banish binge eating

These tips can help you curb binge eating for good.

Ginger key to anti-nausea chemotherapy

Ginger and lemon in a glass

Ginger key to anti-nausea chemotherapy

It now seems that ginger has a truly remarkable positive effect.

When to worry about a lump

Female doctor listening to patient talk about lumps and bumps

When to worry about a lump

When should you worry about your lumps?

Can you get rid of a 'beer belly'?

Woman holding her stomach

Can you get rid of a 'beer belly'?

Are you prone to sporting a ‘beer belly’ now and again?

Lifting weights will save your life

Lifting weights will save your life

Lifting weights will save your life

Strength training helps older adults live 46 per cent longer.

Snoozing not just for the tired

Woman learning while she sleeps

Snoozing not just for the tired

It now seems as though sleep can even improving our ability to learn!

Where you’re most likely to get sick

Woman lying on beach sick under palm tree

Where you’re most likely to get sick

These five destinations are famous for making Aussies sick. So, take care when you’re there!

Why do we sneeze?

Blonde woman sneezing into tissue

Why do we sneeze?

What exactly is a sneeze and why do we do it? The reasons are more ...

Is your cookware toxic?

Man cooking food in toxic fry pan

Is your cookware toxic?

Did you know that the cookware you use could be killing you?

Checking medicine interactions

Assorted medicines on wooden spoona nd spilling over

Checking medicine interactions

Could natural remedies and prescribed medicines taken together be harmful?

10 curious facts about your brain

Model brain in womans hands

10 curious facts about your brain

Ten facts about the complex mass of cells and fibres in your head.

Plane-friendly yoga practice

Plane-friendly yoga practice

Plane-friendly yoga practice

You may have thought yoga and flying were mutually exclusive events – they’re not.

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.

Six sure-fire ways to a fitter future

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Six sure-fire ways to a fitter future

With these fail-safe fitness tips, you’ll find your way to a fitter future self.

Pre-flight booze costs Aussies $250m

Pre-flight booze costs Aussies $250m

Pre-flight booze costs Aussies $250m

If you drink before departure at the airport, you’re not alone.

Five foods with hidden caffeine

Chocolate bar in foil wrapper with hidden caffeine

Five foods with hidden caffeine

Are you consuming more caffeine than you realise?

Are you still ‘sexually active’?

Are you still ‘sexually active’?

Are you still ‘sexually active’?

What does it really mean to be ‘sexually active’?

Do you have lung cancer?

Close up of hand touching lungs sign

Do you have lung cancer?

We share the causes and symptoms of Australia’s highest killing cancer.

Do antibiotics and alcohol mix?

Woman with antibiotic medicine holding red wine

Do antibiotics and alcohol mix?

When taking antibiotics it’s common to be told not to consume alcohol.

There’s no expiration date on sex

Attrative older couple kissing in swimming pool

There’s no expiration date on sex

According to US sexpert Joan Price “there’s no expiration date on sex”.

Medicare funding trial to commence

GP and older woman with chronic condition

Medicare funding trial to commence

Health Care Homes funding policy could see those with chronic illness turned away.

The drunken older man epidemic

Inebriated older men: the quiet epidemic

The drunken older man epidemic

New research suggest that inebriated older men are creating an epidemic.

Is organic worth the extra money?

Fresh and organic vegetables at farmers market

Is organic worth the extra money?

Is it worth the extra money to splurge on organic? Are there actual health benefits?

Foods to replace multivitamins

Fresh broccoli on table beside vitamins

Foods to replace multivitamins

Eating more of these foods means you may be able to ditch the multivitamins.

The super helpful healthy food chart

Woman doing grocery shipping with list

The super helpful healthy food chart

A super handy instant reference guide to the health benefits of fruits and vegetables.

Five clever ways to cut food waste

Apple core leftover food waste

Five clever ways to cut food waste

Five small changes you can make to reverse your food waste.

All-time famous moustaches

Merv Hughes with best moustache

All-time famous moustaches

The best moustaches of all time – from Australia and around the world.

Steer clear of these workout traps

Mature fit man training with weights at gym

Steer clear of these workout traps

Three things you don’t have to do to achieve your ideal body.

How to make or break a habit

Man's hands  breaking cigarette to break smoking habit

How to make or break a habit

Learn to make or break a habit in three steps.

More sex = healthier heart

More sex = healthier heart

More sex = healthier heart

Sex, sleep and eating raw garlic can help keep your ticker healthy.

Five sunscreen myths (and one truth)

Mature woman putting on sunscreen

Five sunscreen myths (and one truth)

What are the common sunscreen myths?

How to sneak in exercise on holiday

Fitness on the go: how to sneak in exercise on holiday

How to sneak in exercise on holiday

If your idea of a good trip doesn’t include a gym we’ve got some exercises ...

The top measure for success

Happiness rates as top measure of success for Australians

The top measure for success

Happiness outranks money as the top measure for success.

Seven healthy and tasty food swaps

Healthy foods spread on a table alternatives to unhealthy foods

Seven healthy and tasty food swaps

Seven ingredient swaps to make your food healthier and tastier.

Best foods for healthy joints

Baked salmon and broccoli in dish  for healthy joints

Best foods for healthy joints

Adding these foods to your daily diet may keep your joints healthy.

Could too much sleep be killing you?

Tired man sitting at a table after oversleeping

Could too much sleep be killing you?

Did you know that too much sleep could be very dangerous?

Time to get to know your bones

risk of osteoporosis

Time to get to know your bones

Find out if you're at risk of osteoporosis with this simple assessment.

GP fees to rise from 1 November

GP fees rise to $78 from 1 November

GP fees to rise from 1 November

The standard cost of a 20-minute visit to the doctor is expected to rise.

Tackling tinnitus

How to tackle tinnitus

Tackling tinnitus

Here are some steps you can take to relieve the symptoms of tinnitus.

What’s your body fat telling you?

Woman holding flabby bicep with cutout

What’s your body fat telling you?

The placement of your body fat can reveal hidden truths about your health.

The five pillars of brain health

Senior man keeping a fit and healthy brain by exercising

The five pillars of brain health

Following the five pillars of brain health will help you maintain a healthy brain.

‘Number-one killer’ of women

‘Number-one killer’ of women

‘Number-one killer’ of women

A study says heart disease is the ‘number-one killer’ of Australian women.

How to treat an injury at home

Woman with sprained ankle reading on the sofa

How to treat an injury at home

What’s the correct way to treat common injuries?

Humans can live how long…

Humans can live how long…

Humans can live how long…

Ageing experts say we have reached maximum of human longevity.

Five self-diagnosis apps

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Five self-diagnosis apps

To find out if your symptoms warrant a trip to the GP, check out these ...

Natural remedies to ease sinus pain

Mature woman with sinusitis awaiting a natural remedy

Natural remedies to ease sinus pain

These natural remedies may relieve the pain of sinusitis.

A trick to see without using glasses

Woman holding glasses away from her face to see

A trick to see without using glasses

As today is World Sight Day, we thought we’d have a bit of ocular jocularity.

Harmful healthy foods

Healthy food concept with question mark

Harmful healthy foods

Eating healthy is one thing, but eating too much can be bad for you.

Is your diet deadly?

Most Australian’s diets worse than previously thought

Is your diet deadly?

Diet survey shows most Australian’s diets are even worse than expected.

Nike ad: age is no limit

Nike ad: age is no limit

Nike ad: age is no limit

This wonderful Nike ad points out that age is no limit to your capabilities.

Trick yourself into eating less

Woman at home adding salt to meal

Trick yourself into eating less

Trick yourself into eating less without overthinking it.

Lupus explained

Lupus medical concept with stethescope

Lupus explained

Lupus is a serious chronic condition that affects one in 700 Australians.

How to resolve an argument

Two wooden men shaking hands

How to resolve an argument

Anger affects us all in different ways and dealing with it is important.

Are you addicted to love?

Mature couple back to back not talking

Are you addicted to love?

Jo Lamble discusses the problems that can arise from love addiction.

Private health care crisis

Australia’s private health care system needs reform

Private health care crisis

Within six years, private health insurance will be unaffordable for one-fifth of consumers.

Bad teeth can cause heart disease

Bad teeth can cause heart disease

Bad teeth can cause heart disease

If you think oral conditions only ruin the health of your mouth, think again.

Wedding woes: partner not invited

Delicate wedding invitation with flowers on a table

Wedding woes: partner not invited

Harry is experiencing some wedding woes, so Jo Lamble helps him out.

How healthy is your brain?

Doctor with stethoscope and brains on the tablet in the hands in hospital

How healthy is your brain?

Find out if your brain is healthy and how you can improve its function.

Veggies that boost weight loss

Closeup green broccoli with measuring tape and stethoscope on white scales

Veggies that boost weight loss

When it comes to the ‘best’ vegetables for weight loss, what should you eat?

The importance of core strength

What is core strength and why is it so important?

The importance of core strength

Physiotherapist Jason Lee discusses the importance of core strength.

Discussing a previous marriage

Happy mature couple having coffee together in the kitchen

Discussing a previous marriage

Should you be honest about your previous marriage?

Who cares for the carers?

Elderly woman and adult daughter carer drinking tea at home

Who cares for the carers?

The Sandwich Generation seeking help to manage care for older parents.

Is travel the key to good health?

Could travel be the secret to good health?

Is travel the key to good health?

Is it possible to have a healthier life by travelling and seeing the world?

Which ‘chronotype’ are you?

Which ‘chronotype’ are you?

Which ‘chronotype’ are you?

Your ‘chronotype’ determines the best times for you to sleep, workout and have sex.

Foods for a healthier gut

Woman holding model of human intestines in front of body

Foods for a healthier gut

These foods will help to heal your gut and balance your insides.

Best free apps for home workouts

Two mature woman doing exercise with smartphones

Best free apps for home workouts

Here are five great free apps to get you moving and stay motivated.

Seven facts to know about the body

female person holding two artificial models of lungs in front of body with white shirt

Seven facts to know about the body

What’s going on your body when you’re not paying attention?

Is your belly fat a health concern?

woman measuring her waist with a measuring tape against a white background

Is your belly fat a health concern?

Your belly fat may be more dangerous to your health than you imagine.

Best cheap cuts of meat: lamb

Female butcher with cuts of meat

Best cheap cuts of meat: lamb

The least expensive cuts of meat can often be the tastiest.

Best snacks for brain health

Womans hand holding almonds as snack

Best snacks for brain health

It may be Women’s Health Week, but we’d like to cover something we all have ...

Five worst breakfast foods

Over ripe banana for breakfast

Five worst breakfast foods

What’s the best fuel to start your day, and which foods should you avoid?

Why you can’t just ‘burn’ fat

Close up of woman pinching stomach fat

Why you can’t just ‘burn’ fat

Weight loss advice: Losing weight is about more than just ‘burning fat’.

Play Peeball for prostate health

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Play Peeball for prostate health

We have 10 Peeballs to give away to help men identify their risk of prostate ...

Don't keep quiet about death

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Don't keep quiet about death

Death can be a touchy subject for some, but one that we shouldn't be afraid ...

Alcohol linked to improved health

Study links moderate alcohol consumption to improved health

Alcohol linked to improved health

A new report has drawn a correlation between moderate drinking and improved health.

Don't keep quiet about death

How to tackle the touchy subject of dying

Don't keep quiet about death

Death can be a touchy subject for some, but one that we shouldn't be afraid ...

Are your medicines killing you?

Are your medicines killing you?

Are your medicines killing you?

Older Australians are facing an unprecedented overdose crisis.

Risk of death doubles at night

Risk of death doubles at night

Risk of death doubles at night

New research shows that having surgery at night more than doubles your risk of dying.

10 spring superfoods

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10 spring superfoods

Find out which superfoods are in season for spring.

Cutting down on caffeine

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Cutting down on caffeine

Can’t get through the day without a caffeine hit? These tips may help.

How to get more from your day

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How to get more from your day

Great tips for maximising your time so you can get more done.

How to lose weight, not money

How to lose weight, not money

How to lose weight, not money

These handy hints will ensure that you lose weight without wasting money.

Could your blues lead to dementia?

Could your blues lead to dementia?

Could your blues lead to dementia?

A Dutch study finds that severe depression could lead to dementia.

Coping with travel anxiety

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Coping with travel anxiety

Learn how to cope with travel anxiety to get the most out of your trip.

Your health – who’s in charge?

Your health – who’s in charge?

Your health – who’s in charge?

Lesh offers you a ‘no excuses’ approach to own your wellbeing.

Do you suffer from arthritis?

Do you suffer from arthritis?

Do you suffer from arthritis?

Arborvitae – an Australian breakthrough in arthritis pain relief.

How to heal foot pain

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How to heal foot pain

We look at some common foot ailments and how to fix them.

Heart disease hot spots revealed

Australian Heart Maps reveal heart disease hotspots

Heart disease hot spots revealed

The Heart Foundation’s new Australian Heart Maps reveal the heart disease hotspots.

What is reformer Pilates?

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What is reformer Pilates?

Physiotherapist Jason Lee explains the benefits of reformer Pilates.

Hope for young stroke survivors

Hope for young stroke survivors

Hope for young stroke survivors

One in every four strokes now occurs to people aged 65 years and under.

Video: learn to meditate in seconds

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Video: learn to meditate in seconds

Buddhist master gives a humorous explanation of how to meditate.

Speaking up about memory loss

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Speaking up about memory loss

Memory loss: When should you keep it to yourself, and when should you speak up?

WHO health guidelines way off

WHO health guidelines way off

WHO health guidelines way off

A new study has found that recommended guidelines for exercise are way off.

Should you worry about that mole?

When should you worry about that mole?

Should you worry about that mole?

Discover the ABCDE method of mole checking.

Tips to help improve your posture

Nine tips to help improve your posture

Tips to help improve your posture

Aching back? Your posture may be to blame. Here are nine tips to straighten you ...

Take charge of your medication

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Take charge of your medication

This Be Medicinewise Week, it’s time to take charge and improve your heath.

How to cope with painful sex

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How to cope with painful sex

Everything you wanted to know about painful sex ... but were too embarrassed to ask.

The physical effects of loneliness

What are the physical effects of loneliness?

The physical effects of loneliness

Loneliness is detrimental to your mental wellbeing and your physical health.

Are you too dependent on alcohol?

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Are you too dependent on alcohol?

There is a difference between drinking for enjoyment and being dependent on alcohol.

What can your genes predict?

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What can your genes predict?

Genes can influence the time of day you wake and the time of day you'll ...

Aged care and the sexual revolution

Older Australians fight for their right to have their sexual needs met

Aged care and the sexual revolution

Sexual intimacy in aged care is a basic human right that’s currently being neglected.

How far would you go for love?

How far would you go for love?

How far would you go for love?

Man hospitalised after waiting 10 days at airport to meet his online girlfriend.

Why diets fail

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Why diets fail

The top five reasons why most diets fail, and how to fix them.

The best cheap cuts of meat: beef

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The best cheap cuts of meat: beef

The least expensive cuts of meat can often be the tastiest.

How to boost your metabolism

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How to boost your metabolism

Struggling to shift those kilos? Here are some tips to rev your body’s engine.

Being a bloke in retirement

GriefLine seminar: Living a man’s life in today’s world

Being a bloke in retirement

GriefLine is presenting a seminar that examines the life of today’s man in retirement.

Is Australia’s health system failing?

Health hotspots: where is Australia’s health system failing?

Is Australia’s health system failing?

Grattan Institute report shows that Australia’s health system is failing in some communities.

Early signs of heart trouble

Man clutches his chest experiencing heart pain

Early signs of heart trouble

Early signs and strange symptoms that may potentially indicate heart disease.

What is chronic pain?

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What is chronic pain?

Chronic pain is not just ‘part of getting older’ – it affects around eight million ...

Nine tricks for thicker hair

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Nine tricks for thicker hair

Your hair may get thinner as you age, but there’s still a lot you can ...

Australia ranks high for retirement

Australia ranks sixth in Natixis Global Retirement Index report

Australia ranks high for retirement

Australia has ranked highly in the latest annual Natixis Global Retirement Index report.

Insurer denies cover to save baby

Family told by insurer that saving their baby daughter is ‘elective’

Insurer denies cover to save baby

An Aussie family has been told by their insurer that surgery to save their daughter ...

12 foods to get you in the mood

Picture of a woman eating a cherry foods to get you in the mood

12 foods to get you in the mood

Food can play an essential role in creating the right mood – in more ways ...

The benefits of living a healthy life

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The benefits of living a healthy life

The four main components of a healthy lifestyle and how they benefit your wellbeing.

Getting started with exercise

Getting started with exercise

Getting started with exercise

Whether returning to exercise or trying for the first time, it’s important to start on ...

Dementia vaccine breakthrough

Dementia: vaccine breakthrough

Dementia vaccine breakthrough

A breakthrough could see a vaccine targeting dementia produced within three to five years.

Seven secrets to avoiding sickness

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Seven secrets to avoiding sickness

Seven secrets of people who don’t get sick.

Sector spotlight: Health

Sector Spotlight: Health

Sector spotlight: Health

The 60+ market are spending on a wide range of goods and services, but ...

How to harness stress

How to use stress to your advantage

How to harness stress

Stress is an inevitable part of adult life, but it doesn’t have to hold you ...

The pain of tennis elbow

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The pain of tennis elbow

Jason Lee explains what can be done to treat tennis elbow.

What does a rumbling tummy mean?

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What does a rumbling tummy mean?

Find out whether a rumbly tummy could indicate a serious underlying condition.

10 mistakes that can make you sick

10 mistakes that can cause you to get sick while travelling

10 mistakes that can make you sick

Are you making these 10 mistakes when you travel?

Phones and wifi not linked to cancer

Phones and wifi not linked to cancer

Phones and wifi not linked to cancer

Show misled viewers on safety of wifi signals and mobile phone use.

Health: tricks to get rid of…

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Health: tricks to get rid of…

We provide you with the best natural cures for common health ailments.

Seven tips for healthy, happy feet

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Seven tips for healthy, happy feet

This simple advice will help you keep your feet healthy and happy.

Managing pain after knee surgery

Post operative physiotherapy on knee

Managing pain after knee surgery

Is more rehabilitation or better medication the answer after a knee replacement?

Make the most of your mornings

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Make the most of your mornings

Here are seven tips to get your day started the right way.

Should you have a diet cheat day?

Woman enjoying a sweet treat off her diet

Should you have a diet cheat day?

Enjoy your weekend – have a diet cheat day

Medicare rebate cheques to end

Medicare rebates: register your bank details to claim

Medicare rebate cheques to end

Claiming your Medicare rebates is about to become more streamlined.

How to flirt without saying a word

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How to flirt without saying a word

Not everyone has a way with words. Here’s how to flirt without saying anything.

Test detects Alzheimer’s early

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Test detects Alzheimer’s early

New blood test can accurately detect Alzheimer’s 10 years before symptoms.

Are natural therapies safe?

Collection of natural therapies, supplements and plants

Are natural therapies safe?

When it comes to natural therapies, it’s important to stop and ask: is this safe ...

Election 2016 – do you care?

Australian election voting board

Election 2016 – do you care?

Read on for a sneak preview of how retirees will vote in Election 2016.

How to strengthen your pelvic floor

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How to strengthen your pelvic floor

Learn about pelvic floor health and strengthening exercises.

Hot beverages may cause cancer

Drinking your tea or coffee too hot may be harmful to your health

Hot beverages may cause cancer

Your extra hot latte or boiling cup of tea could be doing you harm.

Should we give up on retirement?

Does the popular definition of ‘retirement’ still apply?

Should we give up on retirement?

Longer work lives and life expectancy may mean we need to rethink retirement.

Taking the snore out of snoozing

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Taking the snore out of snoozing

Although snoring is not itself harmful, it can be a symptom of something more severe.

Healthcare trumps economy

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Healthcare trumps economy

Older voters believe that health care is more important than the economy.

Don't suffer in silence

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Don't suffer in silence

These five organisations are waiting to provide assistance with abuse.

Do you have ‘text neck’?

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Do you have ‘text neck’?

‘Text neck’ maybe on the rise but what can be done to ease the strain?

The great blood(y) mystery

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The great blood(y) mystery

Thousands of people can’t give blood, all because of where they lived 20 years ago.

The beer essentials

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The beer essentials

Learning to love beer really begins with learning how it’s made.

Could infections cause dementia?

A new study shows that infections could be the cause of Alzheimer’s

Could infections cause dementia?

A new study shows that the brain’s response to infections could be the cause of ...

Do you have a sugar addiction?

Pile of white sugar spelling out the word sugar are you addicted to sugar

Do you have a sugar addiction?

Find out how you can cut back on the sweet stuff.

Health checks: when to have them

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Health checks: when to have them

A list of common health checks and how often you need them.

Bowel cancer explained

Bowel cancer also known as the silent killer explained for your understanding

Bowel cancer explained

Known as the ‘silent killer’, bowel cancer develops with few symptoms.

Are you addicted to Facebook?

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Are you addicted to Facebook?

Have you ever wondered if you’re addicted to Facebook? Why not find out?

A pain in the bum and beyond

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A pain in the bum and beyond

Jason Lee explains how you can offset the detrimental effects of sitting.

What smoking does to your body

Close up of man lighting a cigarette

What smoking does to your body

This run down of what smoking does to your body may encourage you to quit.

How to eat well on holiday

Close up of womans hand holding big slice of pizza on holiday

How to eat well on holiday

This guide to healthy eating will help you stay slim on holiday.

Saving Medicare

Saving Medicare – Professor Brian Owler suggests how

Saving Medicare

Prof. Brian Owler shares his opinion on how our health system can be saved.

Post-holiday health kick

Post-holiday health kick: where to begin?

Post-holiday health kick

Over indulged on your holiday? Here’s how to combat it and get back on track.

Lorna’s palliative care story

Lorna’s palliative care story

Lorna’s palliative care story

Providing end-of-life care for a loved one is the ultimate act of kindness.

Does your diet affect the planet?

CSIRO aims to document the environmental impact of poor eating

Does your diet affect the planet?

CSIRO is conducting a study to determine the environmental impact of poor eating.

Push to end Medicare rebate freeze

doctors medical billing plans

Push to end Medicare rebate freeze

Patients could end up paying dearly for GP consultations.

Imagine having your first baby at 72

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Imagine having your first baby at 72

It’s no secret that women are choosing to start their families later in life.

Best natural cough remedies

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Best natural cough remedies

Soothe that annoying tickle in your throat with these natural remedies.

How to kickstart your exercise

Back view of motivated person at sunrise after exercise

How to kickstart your exercise

Five simple rules for getting back into exercise after a break.

The five-minute travel workout

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The five-minute travel workout

Even though you’re off the beaten track, you can still stay on track with your ...

A woman’s sexual journey

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A woman’s sexual journey

Regardless of your age, you’re on a sexual journey. So what is that journey?

Five tricks for a more active life

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Five tricks for a more active life

Kickstart your new active life with these five tricks.

Are your vaccinations up to date?

Are your vaccinations up to date?

Are your vaccinations up to date?

Due to lapsed vaccinations, the health of one in four Australians aged 60 and over ...

Should GF foods be subsidised?

Should GF foods be subsidised?

Should GF foods be subsidised?

Should the Federal Government introduce a medical-foods program to subsidise GF foods?

Why should we respect our elders?

Caring adult grandson with his arm around grandfather

Why should we respect our elders?

Respect your elders: why it’s actually good for you.

What food labels really mean

Mature woman reading the food labels on cans of food

What food labels really mean

Food labels can seem like another language. Here’s how to read them and make informed ...

Do you have the grey hair gene?

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Do you have the grey hair gene?

Scientists have discovered the grey-hair gene and preventing greying could be next.

Your family genetics

Man mapping out his health history for his family

Your family genetics

Medical conditions are often passed down through families.

Interesting facts about your dreams

Dreaming woman flying over city with orange umbrella

Interesting facts about your dreams

What goes on in our imaginations after the lights are out?

The pitfalls of using ED meds

The pitfalls of using ED meds

The pitfalls of using ED meds

We take a look at the pitfalls of ED meds and why they won’t magically ...

Five smart reasons to travel

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Five smart reasons to travel

Here are five reasons why travelling makes you smarter and healthier.

Health info that can save your life

Close up of a doctor giving health advice that can save your life

Health info that can save your life

This information can help you live a longer, healthier life.

Seven foods to eat for great skin

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Seven foods to eat for great skin

Here are seven foods to help keep your skin hydrated and looking youthful.

Heart disease and what to do

Mature man clutching his chest having a heart attack

Heart disease and what to do

Heart disease is more than a heart attack. Learn what it is and how to ...

New Medicare package announced

New Medicare package announced

New Medicare package announced

Changes to the public health system could see the introduction of health care homes.

Walk your way to better health

Mature healthy couple walking for exercise

Walk your way to better health

Walking is the easiest way to improve your health and fitness, and lose weight.

Past it at 50? Not a chance!

Past it at 50? Not a chance!

Past it at 50? Not a chance!

Australians over 50 rate themselves healthier than their younger counterparts.

Should Australia adopt a sugar tax?

Should Australia adopt a sugar tax?

Should Australia adopt a sugar tax?

The UK has announced that it will implement a sugar tax within two years.

Tech to help you sleep better

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Tech to help you sleep better

These revolutionary gadgets can help you get a better night’s sleep.

How to protect your eyesight

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How to protect your eyesight

Protect your vision and maintain the health of your eyes.

The murky future of retirement

The murky future of retirement

The murky future of retirement

Three quarters of Australians aged 45 and over dream of retiring early but can’t.

Want a longer life? Join the club

Want a longer life? Join the club

Want a longer life? Join the club

New research shows that those who stay socially connected will live a longer life.

Five quick, healthy recipes

Assortment of healthy ingredients for affordable recipes

Five quick, healthy recipes

We’ve collated five recipes that prove eating healthily doesn’t need to be bland. Bon appétit!

How to protect your hearing

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How to protect your hearing

Learn how to protect your hearing from noise-related injury.

Companies exploit health-star rating

Companies exploit health-star rating

Companies exploit health-star rating

Several leading brands have been found to be exploiting the Health Star Rating System.

Foods that satisfy

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Foods that satisfy

Do you ever feel so hungry that some days you could eat a horse?

More ways you may be ruining your teeth

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More ways you may be ruining your teeth

Avoiding these oral care mistakes will get you on the right track to better dental ...

Out of your mind for happiness

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Out of your mind for happiness

How to get your mind out of the way for a happier life.

Aspirin – should you be taking it?

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Aspirin – should you be taking it?

A new use for aspirin seems to pop up daily. So, should you be taking ...

When online dating goes wrong

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When online dating goes wrong

We take a look at what happens when online dating goes wrong.

Should you be concerned about Zika?

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Should you be concerned about Zika?

For those planning to travel, here’s what you need to know about Zika.

Is Febfast a furphy?

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Is Febfast a furphy?

Will abstaining for a month improve your relationship with the demon drink?

A natural remedy for inflammation

Arborvitae: a natural remedy for inflammation

A natural remedy for inflammation

Arborvitae Health and Wellbeing Supplement is a natural remedies for a range of ailments.

Best natural remedies for travellers

Glass of ginger and lemon tea which is a natural remedy for a sore throat

Best natural remedies for travellers

These natural remedies can help cure any ailments while you travel.

Public hospitals report card failure

Public hospitals report card: falling well short of standards

Public hospitals report card failure

The results of the AMA’s public hospital review are not positive.

Best ways to boost your protein intake

A selection of protein boosting foods

Best ways to boost your protein intake

So what are the best ways to boost your protein intake?

Make your own travel first aid kit

A DIY first aid kit on a table along with its contents

Make your own travel first aid kit

Save money by making your own travel first aid kit to take away with you.

Five yoga poses for digestion

Beginners yoga for digestion pose

Five yoga poses for digestion

These five beginner yoga poses will aid your digestion.

Set up a medical ID on your phone

How to set up a medical ID on your phone in case of emergency

Set up a medical ID on your phone

We show you how to set up a medical ID on your phone, in case ...

Red wine can help those with ED

Red wine and berries can reduce the risk of erectile dysfunction

Red wine can help those with ED

Flavonoid-rich foods can help reduce the risk of erectile dysfunction.

Backlash over Aussie lamb advert

Australia Day lamb ad faces hearing over violence towards vegans

Backlash over Aussie lamb advert

Herbivores are up in arms over the MLA's new Australia Day advertisement.

Where do you keep your eggs?

Eggs: how to store them safely

Where do you keep your eggs?

How do you think eggs should be stored?

Simple health checks for 2016

An assortment of healthy living tools: vegetables and exercise equipment

Simple health checks for 2016

These are the regular tests usually recommended for most adults over 50 years.

Lifesaving gadgets of the future

Lifesaving gadgets of the not-too-distant future

Lifesaving gadgets of the future

Could everyday technology be used to save your life?

Going bald? There's no need to panic

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Going bald? There's no need to panic

Find out what causes baldness and what you can do about it with this helpful ...

Detoxing – is it the only way?

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Detoxing – is it the only way?

Is detoxing the only way to kickstart your health come this New Year?

Small acts for a happy marriage

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Small acts for a happy marriage

It’s the small, everyday acts that strengthen a relationship.

Look after yourself this festive season

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Look after yourself this festive season

The end of the year can bring on the stress of trying to juggle commitments.

Robbing Peter to cure Paul

Pathology cuts to fund cure for Hepatitis C

Robbing Peter to cure Paul

Sussan Ley announces new funding for Hepatitis C cure, but it comes at a cost.

Managing back pain this festive season

Woman holding lower back in pain

Managing back pain this festive season

Jason Lee has some handy hints to help you manage back pain.

New hope for cancer sufferers

An innovative biochip filter washes the blood of cancer sufferers

New hope for cancer sufferers

A new technique washes the blood of cancer patients and reduces the cost of treatment.

How one man’s kidney saved seven lives

How one man’s kidney donation saved seven lives in one day

How one man’s kidney saved seven lives

One man’s kidney donation has sparked Australia’s largest ever kidney exchange.

Best festive medicine cabinet

Best festive medicine cabinet

Best festive medicine cabinet

We offer a handy list of medicines and first-aid items to keep in your medicine ...

What the MYEFO told us

MYEFO – what cuts are we facing?

What the MYEFO told us

As expected, there was no good news when Scott Morrison delivered the MYEFO.

Festive weight gain – how to avoid it

Festive weight gain – how to avoid it

Festive weight gain – how to avoid it

Here are seven ideas that allow you to enjoy the festivities without getting the festive ...

Too much sleep can kill you

Too much sleep can kill you

Too much sleep can kill you

Too much sleep, sitting too much and not getting enough exercise leads to an early ...

Older Aussies' drinking on the rise

Older Australians unaware of risks involved with drinking

Older Aussies' drinking on the rise

Older Australians are drinking more with age, and are unaware of the risks involved.

Are you drinking too much?

Are you drinking too much?

Are you drinking too much?

Are you worried that you may be drinking too much?

What’s in your sausage?

What’s in your sausage?

What’s in your sausage?

A recent study in the United States found that sausages often have misleading labels.

Five tips for healthy travel

Happy travellers in the countryside

Five tips for healthy travel

Ensure you have a pleasant trip by staying healthy while travelling.

Millions of men have no friends

Millions of men have no friends

Millions of men have no friends

Research shows that millions of men are without close friends they can turn to in ...

Your hearing health explained

Your hearing health explained

Your hearing health explained

Diminished hearing can have a huge impact on your way of life and general wellbeing.

Tobacco tax on the radar

Tobacco tax on the radar

Tobacco tax on the radar

If Labor wins the next Federal Election, it will implement more tax increases on tobacco.

Euthanasia back in the spotlight

Euthanasia back in the spotlight

Euthanasia back in the spotlight

Last night’s debate on the ABC’s Q&A sees the subject of euthanasia back in the ...

What to eat pre- and post-workout

What to eat pre- and post-workout

What to eat pre- and post-workout

What foods should you eat before and after exercise?

Five ways to boost fibre every day

Five ways to boost fibre every day

Five ways to boost fibre every day

Increase your daily fibre intake by following these five simple tips.

The benefits of a digital detox

The benefits of a digital detox

The benefits of a digital detox

Leon discusses the benefits of taking a break from technology.

Is your diet a cancer risk?

Is your diet a cancer risk?

Is your diet a cancer risk?

Research now supports the claim that processed meats cause cancer.

Five reasons to drink tea

Five reasons to drink tea

Five reasons to drink tea

Tea has many physiological as well as holistic health benefits. Here are five of them.

Has your insurer misled you?

Has your insurer misled you?

Has your insurer misled you?

The ACCC has delivered a scathing review of the private health insurance industry.

Diagnosing and treating tinnitus

Diagnosing and treating tinnitus

Diagnosing and treating tinnitus

Many people simply live with tinnitus but there are ways it can be managed.

Top cellulite fixes

Top cellulite fixes

Top cellulite fixes

Take these five healthy steps to help your skin be dimple free.

Five best healthy eating articles

Five best healthy eating articles

Five best healthy eating articles

Here are our five best healthy eating and nutrition articles.

Grandmother wins High Court fight

Grandmother wins High Court fight

Grandmother wins High Court fight

The High Court has ruled that breast cancer genes cannot be patented.

Sticking to a diet when travelling

Sticking to a diet when travelling

Sticking to a diet when travelling

Follow our dieting tips for travelling abroad.

Mental health system under review

Mental health system under review

Mental health system under review

Health Minister Sussan Ley has announced an overhaul of the current mental health system.

How to save money and eat well

How to save money and eat well

How to save money and eat well

Our 10 tips will save you money and still satisfy your tummy at the table.

Medicare review could cut services

Medicare review could cut services

Medicare review could cut services

Sussan Ley and the AMA are at loggerheads over the impending MBS review.

Midlife obesity linked to Alzheimer’s

Midlife obesity linked to Alzheimer’s

Midlife obesity linked to Alzheimer’s

Midlife obesity has been linked to an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s.

Addicted to being busy

Addicted to being busy

Addicted to being busy

When people ask how you are, is your standard response "Good thanks, I'm so busy"?

Should you sleep with your phone?

Should you sleep with your phone?

Should you sleep with your phone?

A lot of people take their smartphone to bed with them.

Hints for happy family reunions

Hints for happy family reunions

Hints for happy family reunions

Follow our hints for happy family reunions and, well, have a happier family reunion!

Common abbreviations flummox GPs

Common abbreviations flummox GPs

Common abbreviations flummox GPs

GPs are failing to understand abbreviations used in discharge letters.

Should euthanasia be legalised?

Should euthanasia be legalised?

Should euthanasia be legalised?

Accepted for assisted death overseas, Jay Franklin wants to die at home with his family. ...

Three steps to kickstart your health

Three steps to kickstart your health

Three steps to kickstart your health

These three steps will help you to recognise your rocks and create a holistic health ...

Stress less through exercise

Stress less through exercise

Stress less through exercise

Friday 24 July is National Stress Down Day. Find out how you can stress less.

Energy boosts for carers

Energy boosts for carers

Energy boosts for carers

These simple strategies may help with a much-needed energy boost.

Five pre-workout activities to avoid

Five pre-workout activities to avoid

Five pre-workout activities to avoid

Avoid these five pre-workout activities.

Seven top tips for tackling anxiety

Seven top tips for tackling anxiety

Seven top tips for tackling anxiety

Seven ways to help you to tame your worries and release the pressure that anxiety ...

App of the month June

App of the month June

App of the month June

Learn how you can have a better nights’ sleep and never forget to take a ...

Reduced statin use may cost lives

Reduced statin use may cost lives

Reduced statin use may cost lives

The airing of an ABC program has led 60,000 people to reduce or cease taking ...

Can green tea prevent a cold?

Can green tea prevent a cold?

Can green tea prevent a cold?

If you are prone to winter coughs and colds, this will come as good news.

How to prevent male hair loss

How to prevent male hair loss

How to prevent male hair loss

Hair loss is a problem for many men. So how do you look after what ...

Sickies cost Australia $30 billion

Sickies cost Australia $30 billion

Sickies cost Australia $30 billion

It is estimated that workers taking sick days costs the economy $30 billion a year.

Can music be used to heal?

Can music be used to heal?

Can music be used to heal?

The Sync Project is helping scientists learn about the body's response to music.

How to work out without realising

How to work out without realising

How to work out without realising

You’re probably doing more exercise each day than you realise.

PBS medicine prices to be slashed

PBS medicine prices to be slashed

PBS medicine prices to be slashed

New legislation may see customers pay up to 50 per cent less for common PBS ...

Jamie Oliver’s birthday surprise

Jamie Oliver’s birthday surprise

Jamie Oliver’s birthday surprise

Jamie Oliver gets a birthday surprise he’ll never forget.

Stave off colds and flu

Stave off colds and flu

Stave off colds and flu

A healthy immune system is key to staving off colds and flu.

Federal Budget 2015/16 summary

Federal Budget 2015/16 summary

Federal Budget 2015/16 summary

So, what does the 2015/16 Federal Budget mean for you?

Budget 2015/16 – what to expect

Budget 2015/16 – what to expect

Budget 2015/16 – what to expect

Pension changes, new taxes on multinationals and GST on online sales are expected.

Best apps for an active brain

Best apps for an active brain

Best apps for an active brain

Why not give your brain a workout with these free brain game apps?

Your preferred Budget policies

Your preferred budget policies

Your preferred Budget policies

Generous super concessions remain older Australians’ greatest bugbear.

Mental health system in disarray

Mental health system in disarray

Mental health system in disarray

Australia’s mental health system is in need of treatment.

What your food cravings mean

What your food cravings mean

What your food cravings mean

Some food cravings are only a matter of the mind, but you could also be ...

Coping with osteoarthritis

Coping with osteoarthritis

Coping with osteoarthritis

If you have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis (OA), you’re not on your own.

Don’t get up too early for work

Don’t get up too early for work

Don’t get up too early for work

Are you or your spouse short-changing yourself when it comes to sleep?

Best foods for healthy teeth

Best foods for healthy teeth

Best foods for healthy teeth

Foods that keep your gums healthy, your teeth strong and your smile bright.

How to eat like a local

How to eat like a local

How to eat like a local

Tips for getting the most out of your travel experience – food wise.

Good fats you should eat

Good fats you should eat

Good fats you should eat

Which foods contain fats you should eat?

Retirement Update September 2015

Retirement Update September 2015

Retirement Update September 2015

It’s time to spring into action and take control of your own retirement.

Are tweets an acceptable tribute?

Are tweets an acceptable tribute?

Are tweets an acceptable tribute?

Actor Leonard Nimoy died last week from a chronic lung disease caused by smoking.

Which diet is best for you?

Which diet is best for you?

Which diet is best for you?

Check out the Best Diets of 2015 and find a diet that suits your individual ...

Five effective low-impact exercises

Five effective low-impact exercises

Five effective low-impact exercises

Low-impact exercise is perfect for beginner exercisers, as well as older adults.

Diabetes growth hits ‘critical mark’

Diabetes growth hits ‘critical mark’

Diabetes growth hits ‘critical mark’

Diabetes will overtake heart disease as the leading lifestyle disease in Australia by 2017.

AMA calls on PM to fix Medicare

AMA calls on PM to fix Medicare

AMA calls on PM to fix Medicare

The AMA has called on Tony Abbott to review his unpopular health policies.

Do you need dietary supplements?

Do you need dietary supplements?

Do you need dietary supplements?

Dietary supplements contain important vitamins and minerals, but do you need them?

Why you need Psyllium husks

Why you need Psyllium husks

Why you need Psyllium husks

Psyllium husks are a natural laxative remedy which also provide other health benefits.

Is using technology in bed harmful?

Is using technology in bed harmful?

Is using technology in bed harmful?

A study has investigated the effects of reading from screens in bed before sleeping.

GST on food, health and education

GST on food, health and education

GST on food, health and education

Australians could find GST levied on fresh food, health and education.

Ten ways to a better brain

Ten ways to a better brain

Ten ways to a better brain

Stay healthy, happy and sharp for longer with these 10 helpful hints for a youthful ...

Take stock of your health

Take stock of your health

Take stock of your health

Give these five online health tests a go and leap into the new year fighting ...

Exercise without trying

Exercise without trying

Exercise without trying

You can fit exercise into your regular day without having to dedicate extra time to ...

Pfizer to fork out millions

Pfizer to fork out millions

Pfizer to fork out millions

Pfizer will pay out millions in compensation for failing to warn users of side effects.

Get active to keep the blues away

Get active to keep the blues away

Get active to keep the blues away

Research has found that physical activity reduces the risk of depression by up to 25 ...

The high cost of dementia

The high cost of dementia

The high cost of dementia

The economic impacts of dementia on the Australian economy can no longer be ignored.

Bigger boobs now cost less

Bigger boobs now cost less

Bigger boobs now cost less

Lower prices for breast augmentation means Aussie women are staying here for surgery.

Can curry improve you memory?

Can curry improve your memory?

Can curry improve you memory?

A spice extract found in curry may be linked with improved memory.

$7 GP co-payment on chopping block

$7 GP co-payment on chopping block

$7 GP co-payment on chopping block

Tony Abbott has all but walked away from his government’s $7 GP co-payment proposal.

Greens senator pays his own way

Greens’ senator pays his own way

Greens senator pays his own way

Greens senator Richard Di Natale is funding his own Ebola fact-finding mission to Africa.

Is it time to clean your fridge?

Is it time to clean your fridge?

Is it time to clean your fridge?

Find out how often you should clean out your fridge and discover our tips on ...

PCF launches free prostate cancer app

PCF launches free prostate cancer app

PCF launches free prostate cancer app

The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia launches its free ProstateApp this week.

$7 GP co-payment could bypass parliament

$7 GP co-payment could bypass parliament

$7 GP co-payment could bypass parliament

Companies have been asked to incorporate the $7 GP co-payment into products.

Take the RealAge Test

Take the RealAge Test

Take the RealAge Test

Take the RealAge Test to calculate your body’s true physiological age.

Save $20 on vitamins

Win a voucher for vitamins

Save $20 on vitamins

Claim your voucher from Australian NaturalCare.

Is intermittent fasting for you?

Is intermittent fasting for you?

Is intermittent fasting for you?

Intermittent fasting may produce a whole host of health benefits.

Tiny implant could replace glasses

Tiny implant could replace glasses

Tiny implant could replace glasses

A tiny new eye implant could replace the need for spectacles.

Telco invests in e-health

Telco invests in e-health

Telco invests in e-health

Telstra has announced the creation of a new business unit targeting the e-health sector.

Five vitamins from real foods

Five vitamins from real foods

Five vitamins from real foods

Experts agree that the best way to get the nutrients your body needs is through ...

Is coffee good for you?

Is coffee good for you?

Is coffee good for you?

Why coffee is good for you.

Enjoy more freedom & mobility

Enjoy more freedom & mobility

Enjoy more freedom & mobility

Being diagnosed with a respiratory condition no longer means long days of being tethered to ...

Lifestyle medicine for cancer

Lifestyle Medicine for Cancer

Lifestyle medicine for cancer

Your daily lifestyle choices are completely in your hands.

Maintaining a healthy brain

Maintaining a healthy brain

Maintaining a healthy brain

Simple steps that will help you look after your brain.

Cuddles for cash

Cuddles for cash

Cuddles for cash

Professional cuddler makes $7200 per month.

Man flu: the truth is out there

Man flu: the truth is out there

Man flu: the truth is out there

Scientific research proves that men suffer worse from ‘man flu’.

How to drink more water

How to drink more water

How to drink more water

How to ensure your daily water intake.

How not to encourage weight loss

How not to encourage weight loss

How not to encourage weight loss

A study of 3000 British adults found that fat-shaming actually made people gain weight.

Ebola outbreak continues to spread

Ebola outbreak continues to spread

Ebola outbreak continues to spread

Ebola has claimed more than 2000 lives and the incidence of new cases is expected ...

Is Dry July a furphy?

Is Dry July a furphy?

Is Dry July a furphy?

Abstaining from alcohol for a month may not be the best way to improve your ...

The Coalition breaks key promises

The Coalition breaks key promises

The Coalition breaks key promises

Several key Coalition promises were broken in Tuesday’s budget.

Make CBDs smoke free

Make CBDs smoke free

Make CBDs smoke free

A Melbourne city counsellor has called for the CBD to be a smoke-free zone.

Ten early signs of dementia

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Ten early signs of dementia

Knowing the warning signs will help you get the timely support you need.

What triggers a sneeze?

What triggers a sneeze?

What triggers a sneeze?

With the hayfever season in full effect, sneezing becomes a daily occurrence, just ask Drew!

Top five weight-loss tips

Top five weight-loss tips, health, extra weight

Top five weight-loss tips

Winter is a great excuse to hide those few extra kilos under more ...

Are you anxious?

Are you anxious?

Are you anxious?

Jean Hailes for Women’s Health has a new resource which can help you better understand ...

Understanding diabetes

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Understanding diabetes

An estimated 280 Australians develop diabetes every day

Persevering with hearing aids

Persevering with hearing aids

Persevering with hearing aids

Many first-time wearers of hearing aids become frustrated, but it’s worth persevering

Dementia link to blood sugar level

Dementia link to blood sugar level

Dementia link to blood sugar level

A new study has linked your blood sugar levels to dementia risk.

Living longer is not better

Living longer is not better

Living longer is not better

“If I ever get like that, just shoot me”, my father used to say to ...

Help for Jean

Help for Jean

Help for Jean

How did Jean cope with the difficult decisions he had to make about Lionel’s care?

Vitamin D deficiency

Vitamin D deficiency

Vitamin D deficiency

Jean Hailes for Women’s Health has some suggestions on how to rectify a vitamin D ...

Seven ways to reduce your cancer risk

Seven ways to reduce your cancer risk

Seven ways to reduce your cancer risk

At least one-in-three cases of cancer is preventable.

Your lifestyle is the secret to longevity

Your lifestyle is the secret to longevity

Your lifestyle is the secret to longevity

What can we learn from those living in the world’s Blue Zones?

Genes predict time of death

Genes predict time of death

Genes predict time of death

A particular gene influences both the time of day you wake up and the time ...

Calcium doubles risk of death

Calcium doubles risk of cardiovascular death

Calcium doubles risk of death

High calcium intake more than doubles your risk of death

How much alcohol is too much?

How much alcohol is too much?

How much alcohol is too much?

More than one in 10 Australian women drinks too much alcohol. Do you know how ...

Is going gluten-free a fad?

Is going gluten-free a fad?

Is going gluten-free a fad?

Many say it can help you lose weight and gain energy, but is there any ...

The good, the bad and the ugly

The good, the bad and the ugly

The good, the bad and the ugly

There are actually three types of cholesterol. Find out what ugly cholesterol is

Bad habits reduce life expectancy

Bad habits reduce life expectancy

Bad habits reduce life expectancy

Who would think that an extra glass of wine at night could reduce your life ...

Aspirin use linked to macular degeneration

Aspirin use linked to macular degeneration

Aspirin use linked to macular degeneration

Regular aspirin use linked to an increased risk of age-related macular degeneration

Dementia vaccinations take off

Dementia vaccinations take off

Dementia vaccinations take off

For the first time a dementia vaccination is being trialled by Perth researchers

Detoxing your emotions

Detoxing your emotions

Detoxing your emotions

Starting the New Year with a clean slate is the perfect way to get ...

Should all people over a certain age take aspirin?

Should all people over a certain age take aspirin?

Should all people over a certain age take aspirin?

Does taking aspirin help to prevent heart disease and strokes?

New year decluttering

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New year decluttering

Whether getting ready to move to a smaller house, wanting to make some money from ...

Depression – who can help?

Depression – who can help?

Depression – who can help?

There are many organisations which can provide information and support for those suffering from depression but often it’s the case of finding the right person to open up to.

Depression – how can you help?

Depression – how can you help?

Depression – how can you help?

Supporting someone who has depression can be a thankless task as constant feelings of worthlessness ...

Australia gets SPF 50+

Australia gets SPF 50+

Australia gets SPF 50+

The new sunscreens will also have a higher level of protection against cancer-causing and skin-ageing ...

Scare off excess weight

Scare off excess weight

Scare off excess weight

A study has found that the scarier the movie you watch, the more calories you ...

Quick health age check

Quick health age check

Quick health age check

Why not see how healthy you are compared to others your age, based on your ...

Make healthy eating simple

Make healthy eating simple, health, food, lifestyle, recipes, myths, facts, diet, breakfast, important

Make healthy eating simple

Eating more healthily doesn’t have to be difficult. Just making a few small changes ...

Why women live longer

Why women live longer

Why women live longer

Scientists have finally come up with an answer to this boggling question

The dangers of soy

The dangers of soy

The dangers of soy

Soy seems to be in everything you consume these days, from bread to supplements to ...

Work longer to delay dementia

Work longer to delay dementia

Work longer to delay dementia

It’s commonly accepted that exercising the brain can delay the onset of dementia and now ...

Ten things you may not know about dementia

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Ten things you may not know about dementia

There is a common misconception that dementia is a normal part of ageing, but ...

Depression – how do you know?

Depression – how do you know?

Depression – how do you know?

If you've lost the energy and passion for doing the things you used to love, ...

Heart attack warning signs

Heart attack warning signs

Heart attack warning signs

Recognising the early signs of a heart attack can be the key to surviving without ...

The real deal on ‘spot reducing’

The real deal on ‘spot reducing’

The real deal on ‘spot reducing’

Looking for spot reduction exercises to shift that burgeoning spare tyre? The hard truth is ...

How to recognise a stroke

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How to recognise a stroke

Immediate medical attention after a stroke can save lives and reduce the risk of permanent ...

Vegemite beats up on superbugs

Vegemite beats up on superbugs

Vegemite beats up on superbugs

Vegemite, the humble Aussie spread, could be the key to battling antibiotic-resistant superbugs.

Affordable dental care for pensioners

Affordable dental care for pensioners

Affordable dental care for pensioners

Pensioners are set to benefit from a $4 billion Dental Health Reform package

Beating the osteoporosis stats

Beating the osteoporosis stats

Beating the osteoporosis stats

Strengthen bones through exercise and increased calcium intake to help prevent osteoporosis.

Antibacterial hand soap may be harmful

Antibacterial hand soap may be harmful

Antibacterial hand soap may be harmful

A new study has shown that q chemical found in hand soap may impair ...

Caffeine keeps you strong

Caffeine keeps you strong

Caffeine keeps you strong

Never feel guilty about a cup of coffee again

Never forget your antibiotics again

Never forget your antibiotics again

Never forget your antibiotics again

The NPS has released a new app which will ensure you never forget your antibiotics ...

How often should you go?

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How often should you go?

Bladder and bowel control problems affect around one in twenty Australians, yet most people ...

Surrogate grandparents live longer and happier

surrogate grandparents, Australia, health, live longer

Surrogate grandparents live longer and happier

In the past, several generations of a family lived together in one home and ...

Where the savings will come from

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Where the savings will come from

The Government will make $33.6 billion worth of savings to fund the return to surplus.

National Disability Insurance Scheme

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National Disability Insurance Scheme

An NDIS will fundamentally change the way disability care and support is provided.

Better health

Budget, federal budget,  superannuation, dental, health, pensioners, aged care reforms, National disability insurance scheme, cuts, older workers, job seeker assistance, tax-free threshold, newstart allowance, breakdown, wrapup, better health, seniors

Better health

The Government will improve access to health care, new hospitals, mental health reforms and e-Health.

Commemorating the Centenary of ANZAC

Budget, federal budget,  superannuation, dental, health, pensioners, aged care reforms, National disability insurance scheme, cuts, older workers, job seeker assistance, tax-free threshold, newstart allowance, ANZAC,  breakdown, wrapup

Commemorating the Centenary of ANZAC

The Government has committed $83.5 million to commemorating the ANZACs.

New Supplementary Allowance

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New Supplementary Allowance

Good news for those receiving Newstart Allowance.

Increase your life expectancy

Increase your life expectancy

Increase your life expectancy

A Danish study has shown that jogging can increase your life expectancy

Better access to public dental services

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Better access to public dental services

$345.9 million will be spent over three years to reduce public dental waiting lists

What they say

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What they say

Who said what in today’s newspapers

Seasoned surfies

surfing, senior surfer, hobbies, exercise, health

Seasoned surfies

Anyone who thinks surfing is an “adolescent activity” needs to get down to the surf ...

What will aged care reforms mean for you?

What will Aged Care reforms mean for you?, PM Julia Gillard, Changes, Health, Services, Seniors, Australia

What will aged care reforms mean for you?

Our current Aged Care system is inconsistent, confusing and unsustainable.

Is plastic surgery the answer to good health?

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Is plastic surgery the answer to good health?

Whether you possess the characteristics of the ‘ideal’ woman depends on the century or even ...

Daylight savings affects your risk of heart attack

Daylight savings affects your risk of heart attack

Daylight savings affects your risk of heart attack

This Sunday 1 April marks the end of daylights savings in New South Wales, ...

Diabetes risk too great to ignore

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Diabetes risk too great to ignore

Learn more about diabetes. That’s the advice of a Melbourne man who, until a ...

Looking after your health

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Looking after your health

As people move into their 50s and 60s and beyond, health problems will become ...

No Scan No Fly

Body scan, Australian airports, Gillard Government, privacy, health

No Scan No Fly

From July this year passengers travelling through Australian International Airports can be ...

Time to accept change

Body scan, Australian airports, Gillard Government, privacy, health

Time to accept change

This week the Government will introduce legislation allowing compulsory body scans at ...

Future Fit – Design your own exercise regime

Future Fit – Design your own exercise regime

Future Fit – Design your own exercise regime

You’ve assessed your health with the aid of the PAR-Q and now you’re ready ...

Future fit - General health concerns

Future fit - General health concerns

Future fit - General health concerns

Before starting any regime you must take into consideration your overall level of fitness ...

iHealth

iHealth

iHealth

There are many health-related apps available to you. So what makes iHealth different? Discover ...

Future fit – Getting started

Future fit – Getting started

Future fit – Getting started

You’ve finally got some time for yourself and you want to get fit. But ...

Assessing your current fitness

Assessing your current fitness

Assessing your current fitness

Before you can start exercising, you need to assess where you’re at.

How eHealth technology works

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How eHealth technology works

The validity of the National Broadband Network (NBN) has been hotly debated in government ...

Active Apps

Active Apps

Active Apps

Rachel has been surfing the App store for some health and fitness ...

Men’s sheds

Men’s sheds

Men’s sheds

The average life expectancy for men in Australia today is 79, four years less than their female counterparts. The time has come for men to seek the support they need and the first step is visiting your local “shed”. Getting men to open up about health ...

Top ten tips for prostatectomy patients

Top ten tips for prostatectomy patients

Top ten tips for prostatectomy patients

Brian, one of our loyal subscribers, has been through and recovered from prostate cancer surgery. ...

Caring for my sick father

Caring for my sick father

Caring for my sick father

Rhonda’s question concerns whether she will be able to claim a carer’s allowance

Centrelink Denture Entitlements

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Centrelink Denture Entitlements

Q. Vesna I was wondering whether you could help me. Both my parents are pensioners. My dad is on the old age pension and my mother is in the process of Centrelink changing her from disability support pension to age pension. My parent's next ...

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