The following articles have the tag Health
There are just as many myths as facts about the things that can cause cancer.
A new test could help decide whether you should have surgery.
A video of simple, ingenious health tips that will improve your wellbeing.
How drugs and foods interact in your body can be hazardous.
Medical professionals say if you don’t wear socks you’ll suffer the consequences.
Health insurance overhaul largely ignores seniors, unless they have a bad heart or hip.
Researchers are one step closer to knowing how obesity is linked to breast cancer.
Hundreds of studies have looked at vitamin supplements to see if they are beneficial.
MS symptoms can be unpredictable; however, there are a number of things to watch for.
Sleep apnoea can dramatically increase your risk of heart disease.
What is cognitive reserve and what does it have to do with preventing dementia?
Australian GPs have identified the most harmful health issues of the future.
In mental health week, we look at the myths surrounding OCD.
Eating one of these two fruits per day can decrease the risk of heart attack ...
Having a sound slumber may protect your brain from dementia.
How far does your Medicare cover extend when you travel?
A link has been found between a poor sense of smell and the chance of ...
There’s a lot you can tell about your health simply by checking the colour of ...
Australians could save hundreds each year on newly subsidised medicines.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released the country’s leading causes of death.
Worried about your thinning hair? These five treatments may help.
What to do when medication stops you from being regular.
Do you become queasy on a flight? Here are six tips to prevent motion sickness.
A decrease in Australia's population-level drinking would reduce cancer deaths.
These five nutrients are important for healthy ageing.
Mixing medicines can be a recipe for disaster. Here are seven things to look out ...
The six questions that could identify attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Discoloured teeth can be unsightly, but mind what you eat and you can keep your ...
Over 45s report positive experiences with their general practitioners.
Health organisations are pushing for a 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks.
Researchers have created a skin patch that can eliminate fat.
As we emerge from winter, the fruit options grow; so here are four of the ...
Helping out with the grandkids could have significant health benefits.
A few lifestyle changes and aesthetic tweaks can help restore your youthful ‘vibe’.
An enlarged prostate is a problem for many men over 50, but the fix is ...
Regular cleaning with this common household cleaner could cause a fatal lung disease.
Researchers have created a new treatment that prevents melanoma from spreading.
Your brain will thank you for steering clear of these five foods.
Depression is common among Australia’s senior population, but exercise can help.
Preventing the onset of Alzheimer’s could be as simple as switching on a light.
Understanding the risk factors and some minor lifestyle changes could help prevent a new or ...
Rising concern about over-diagnosis can see healthy people treated as sick.
A tool that can diagnose Parkinson’s disease even when there are no physical symptoms.
University of Adelaide scientists have a new method of treating stroke patients.
FDA approves a breakthrough hailed as a ‘new frontier’ in medicine.
Our friends at Jean Hailes discuss how breasts change with age.
Famous author and neurologist Oliver Sacks discusses hallucinations.
A new wonder drug is being hailed as the new dawn in heart treatment.
Shedding kilos unintentionally may be a sign of a health problem.
Why do people with dementia and their carers feel strongly disconnected from society?
A record-breaking 105,000 flu cases have been confirmed nationally.
Are there really foods that help your brain, or is it a myth?
New research bucks decades old advice when it comes to fat consumption.
Have you ever wondered what effect your food will have on your sleep?
Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospital visits.
Preventing an early death could be as simple as drinking four cups of coffee a ...
Scientists discover the gene that contributes to Alzheimer’s disease.
California woman wins $525 million claiming that talcum powder caused her cancer.
Diminished hearing ability can have several causes.
Dementia risk factors can be managed with lifestyle changes or medical treatments.
Sleep trackers can’t diagnose complications of apnoea.
Professor ‘prods’ doctors to rethink irritable bowel diagnosis.
Why you should never use cotton buds to clean your ears ever again.
AMA calls on the Government for healthcare policies to contain a minimum level of cover.
New study discovers link between sugar-free drinks and dementia.
Trials suggest medicinal marijuana could be the best cure for insomnia.
This magical medical device could be the answer to your chronic back pain.
Around 3.6 million Australians are affected by hearing loss, a lot of it preventable.
Scientists have developed a simple test that can predict how close you are to death.
Avoiding salt is one thing, but there are other unhealthy foods you need to know ...
Loneliness: a bigger killer than obesity and a major public health hazard.
How harmful is stress to our health? Does it have the potential to kill?
Millions are failing to get the sleep they need to live healthy, happy lives.
Cleaning your teeth the right way could save your life.
Here’s why you should get the 2017 flu vaccine in August.
With the use of scans and a clever algorithm, the CSIRO can now detect cancer ...
What’s the best guideline to follow for monitoring your body weight?
To drink or not to drink. That is the question. The answer seems to change ...
Australians are raiding their super in record numbers to pay for medical procedures.
Recent studies link some everyday medications to brain function.
Did you know one in 13 Australians are diagnosed with bowel cancer each year?
Pet owners save the taxpayer billions, prompting calls for compensation.
Halitosis is a common problem. Ben looks at how to get fresher breath.
The Federal Government announces real-time medicine monitor to police pharmacies.
More older Australians living at home means more are likely to have a nasty fall.
Australians are using video games to deal with health issues such as stress and dementia.
The end of your working life is in sight, what do you do now?
Today we put to bed three of the most persistent myths about painkillers.
New therapy appears to slow possible progression of brain disease.
Joint pain can be debilitating but there are things to try before surgery.
Victorians with terminal illnesses could access lethal medication within 10 days of request.
Bettina Arndt discusses what men wish women knew about sex.
New research reveals the decreasing fitness levels of older Australians.
Is your pain all in your head? Learn how to manage chronic pain regardless of ...
Joe wants to know where he can get travel insurance to cover pre-existing medical.
If your children can’t spare time, technology may come to your rescue.
Dentists against seeking dental treatment overseas.
Despite some faults, our system is among the best in the developed world.
New research has found that many Australians make this mistake with medicines.
Find out the best age for different skills; the answers might surprise you!
Here are seven positive health habits you can start today.
Pensioners are selling prescription painkillers to make ends meet.
Find out which unlikely foods dieticians say you should avoid.
Could cannabis restore memory and reverse the effects of ageing on the brain?
Study shows that poor sleep may be linked to increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Six ways you could be increasing your risk of diabetes without even knowing it.
If you want a better sleep, try these tips to strengthen your bladder.
An app to keep your brain active and a must-have app for Alzheimer’s carers.
The niftiest way to get a strong grip is literally at your fingertips – hand ...
Being overweight could be more deadly than you think.
New research suggests the upper limit on mortality may be higher than 115 years.
Scientists have developed a therapy that mimics sunlight to make the skin tan.
Are you a worrywart? Mindfulness can combat those negative thoughts.
These five tips will enhance your energy and help you to bounce back.
If you have high cholesterol, there are ways to address the problem without drugs.
Watch this quick video to find out how much sleep you need at different stages ...
Here is what we know about Alzheimer's, and what is yet to be uncovered.
If you like to start your morning with a cuppa, which should you choose?
Guess which state is home to Australia’s first dementia-friendly airport?
If you want to play the game of love, you better know the rules.
How to make the most of your day in a foreign city even when your ...
Do you know what the little dates stamped on the side of your food mean?
Keep your digestive system healthier with these five suggestions to improve your gut health.
Find out how your body type affects weight loss and weight gain.
A study suggests that ‘eating in moderation’ may not work as a dietary guideline.
Try these seven activities each day and your brain will thank you.
If left untreated, pre-diabetes can lead to type 2 diabetes.
New research has found that exercise is the best way to prevent lower back pain.
These 10 questions will help you to avoid unnecessary tests.
Drinking beer in moderation can actually have a multitude of health benefits.
The New Year means new life and positive change, so why not carry that into ...
You would think that eating more fruit and veg would help you to lose weight. ...
Reduce back and neck pain by learning this quick and easy stretch.
There are many cooking oils available so which one is best?
Sex: it’s fun (while it lasts), but can we really refer to it as exercise? ...
You can never know enough ways to save time in the kitchen, can you?
The exercises to start doing now to avoid incontinence later in life.
From juice fasts to colon cleanses, is detoxing actually good for you?
Jason Lee shows you how to strengthen your neck to help carry the weight of ...
How to use walking as exercise, to lose weight and stay healthy.
What does your liver do and how do you care for it properly? We have ...
You might be surprised that some of these foods are better placed in the pantry ...
If you’re planning to travel overseas with medicines, learn the steps you need to take.
If you never run out of these 10 pantry items, you’ll always have a delicious ...
Discover the symptoms of low testosterone and natural ways to boost it.
We’ve found six sex tips that may help you get back in the mood for ...
Improve your day with these smart sleeping habits practiced by healthy people.
Here’s a list of foods that can help men with ED and prostate issues.
These seven moves will ensure you work smart, getting more results for your efforts.
A combination of natural supplements may reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer’s.
Jo Lamble helps Tom put an end to his emotional over-eating.
Your mouth can say a lot about your overall health.
Aussies suffer from some of the highest rates of bowel cancer in the world.
Here’s a list of handy household hints to help you with your housework.
Feeling run down? Here are six ways you may be unwittingly weakening your immune system.
A new study of 10,000 women has accurately identified the cancer chance for women.
Even the most healthy people can have unhealthy habits that are bad for their teeth.
Could taking a probiotic be doing more harm than good?
Five low-impact exercises to strengthen your core.
The long- term health effects if you are regularly missing out on sleep.
There are incredible health benefits to be had from drinking just one glass of water ...
Is it a misconception that low fat milk is healthier than the full cream variety?
How farting can help prolong your life and improve the health of those around you.
University researchers set out to discover the secrets of slim people. This is what they ...
Is it worse to be overweight all over or just carry extra weight around the ...
This is what to look for when checking your skin for any signs of skin ...
Misleading and harmful supplements putting Australians at serious risk.
Learn the secret to a successful sex life from couples who’ve been together for decades.
A case for why you should forgo the coffee and switch to water.
Find out the most important factor for keeping happy and healthy in this TEDx Talk.
How do hormones affect the ageing process for men and women?
Seven useful facts about fats that everybody should know.
Did you know that donated blood is used for 22 different medical treatments?
A few good choices can help you feel better and stay healthier.
Nine common health mistakes that men make.
These five ingredients make for the tastiest and healthiest breakfasts.
Jo Lamble has some tips to help Pauline regain her lust for life.
Everything that you need to consider before you cut out cow’s milk.
Taking an early dementia test may lead to treatment to help slow down deterioration.
Hey girls, here are four sex-drive supplements to get your sex life back on track.
A popular drug has been recalled after evidence of tampering was found.
These simple health tips will help you to steer clear of the dreaded lurgies.
Eating chocolate could reduce your risk of a heart condition known as atrial fibrillation.
New research reveals that, if you want to be stronger, you should swear more often.
Everything you ever wanted to know about vertigo, but were too dizzy to ask.
We know the two big killers for women, but what else should be on your ...
Ride-booking services have smashed the taxi business, are ambos next?
When organic isn’t an option for you, try these 15 clean foods instead.
Sore knees can prevent you from many activities. How can you fix them?
Healthy ageing is all about exercise, but what are the right activities?
If you’ve got a niggling question about sex, ask your doctor, not Dr Google.
Scientists have identified 12 new genetic drivers that can signal ovarian cancer.
If you’re on a health kick, then ditch these eight foods from your fridge.
What if an everyday kitchen ingredient could cure what ails you?
Small changes to your weight could make a big difference to your health.
Ageing is going to be a lot different in the future of smart devices.
A study found Australian women report signs of facial ageing sooner than the US.
Do you want to know what women want from men?
Fearful flyers of the world will love these tips for handling flight anxiety.
Foods that improve or worsen anxiety, stress and depression.
The early warning signs of stomach cancer may, at first, seem harmless.
How a regular sleep pattern will help you to function better.
These five tips can help reduce your risk of arthritis
Want to know how to live longer? Here’s the answer.
If dandruff is raining on your parade, why not try these 10 natural cures?
Often unloved and overlooked, our feet are susceptible to many ailments.
A breast health awareness app designed to help women ‘take care of their pair’.
Up to 90 per cent of people with asthma are using inhalers incorrectly.
Exercises to help you mentally, physically and, hopefully, sexually.
Seven surprising facts you might not know about your breast friends.
For your health’s sake, you may wish to avoid the foods listed in the Dirty ...
If you or a family member has served in the defence force you could save.
The flu vaccine doesn’t provide complete protection.
It can be difficult to tell if you have Parkinson’s. Here are the symptoms.
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories are available over the counter, but they may be unsafe.
Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia.
How has a blood-sucking fictional creature inspired a breast lift procedure?
The vulva: every woman has one, but no two are the same.
Psoriasis? Here are seven treatments you can try to help ditch the itch.
Superbugs are a global health crisis killing hundreds of thousands each year.
Should you get a My Health Record? Here’s what you need to know.
A significant loss of height may be an indicator of osteoporosis. Should you be worried?
Your dizzy spells may lead to dementia or cognitive decline.
A little meat is okay for you. But how do you know if you’re eating ...
These five high-fibre snacks taste great and will help you lose weight.
Discover the real reasons you should never Google your symptoms.
A molecule found in red wine could be the answer to anti-ageing.
The venom of funnel-web spiders may one day be used to treat stroke patients
Jason Lee explains how to strengthen your back and neck muscles to prevent pain.
You may know your blood type, but what does it mean?
GP home visit service could be cut in upcoming Budget.
Simple things you can do every day to help minimise the discomfort of sensitive teeth.
Does ageing make it inevitable? Are there ways that you can avoid the dreaded droop?
Keep an eye on the warning signs of glaucoma.
A new app trains your brain to stop consuming unhealthy food and drinks.
Dropping gluten from your diet is definitely in vogue, but at what cost?
Here are four ways to maintain healthy blood sugar levels.
Make your plane journey more comfortable with these pre-flight tips.
Australian men are top of the world for life expectancy, but all that will change ...
What are ‘good’ and ‘bad’ carbs and how do you tell the difference?
It’s understandable that hair loss or thinning can be quite distressing.
Can we really afford healthcare that costs us $28.6 billion per year?
Older Australians now have more choice in how home care packages are delivered.
It’s important to visit your GP regularly for health checks, not just when you’re sick.
These three ‘old-favourite’ sexual positions can also help you to lose weight.
Our bodies changes as we age, but what’s normal and what’s not normal?
Here are five great ways to improve your power of retention.
A CHOICE study questions the efficacy of complementary medicines.
Which of these common eyesight myths are fact and which are fiction?
Want to use walking as exercise? Here’s how to do it.
New research challenges the assumption that moderate drinking is good for our health.
Dieticians say that Aussies are wasting time and money on pricey fad diets.
With the nest now empty, Irene is worried that her marriage is in trouble.
We delve deep beneath the surface to learn more about the skin we’re in.
Fear of rejection? Become a psychopath.
Make frustrating customer service calls a lot less painful with this simple tip.
Are there foods that will ignite your metabolism to promote weight loss?
Here’s how to hit the high seas and avoid health risks.
February is ‘Ovarian Awareness Month’, organised by Ovarian Cancer Australia.
The Mediterranean diet may be the key to tackling mental health problems.
Here’s why you shouldn’t delay your end-of-life planning.
Described as a ‘brain attack’, a stroke can happen to anyone at any time.
Feeling dizzy can often be an indication that something is out of kilter.
A morning ritual not only changes your day but your entire attitude.
Here are five simple yet effective ideas to look after your wellbeing.
What exactly is stool banking and what can it do for you?
How your everyday actions may be causing you pain.
Everyday foods that pack a healthy punch without the high price tag.
Read this before you reach for an ice or heat pack next time you’re injured ...
Living near a main road can increase your risk of dementia.
Naturopath Sandra Villella offers some time-saving ways you can invest in your health.
Coming home from holiday doesn’t have to be a downer.
Here are five common types of headaches and how to relieve them.
Spring back to health with this New Year detox guide for 2017.
You don't need fancy lotions and expensive concoctions to make you look younger.
Seven ways to help alleviate joint pain so that you can go on with your ...
Bloating is an uncomfortable sensation, but there are foods that can fix it.
Can you imagine meeting someone time and time again but not recognising them?
Are you a glass half full or half empty kind of person?
How much do hormones affect other parts of life – such as sleep?
Five things you can do every day to become a happier person.
Three simple steps to slimmer thighs courtesy of fitness guru Emily Skye.
Five websites for meeting new people and staying connected.
Simple cholesterol drugs could prove the key to reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Alone? You don’t have to be lonely. Here are some tips to help you ‘find ...
Do you still feel hungry even though you’ve had enough food to sustain your body?
The Victorian Government could be the first Australian state to legalise euthanasia.
A simple guide to assist you in identifying bug bites and how to treat them.
Could bad labelling be damaging your health?
What if a song was scientifically proven to make you feel better?
New study reveals surprising results about the treatment of delirium.
Londoners are being advised not to drive due to extreme pollution.
These tips can help you curb binge eating for good.
It now seems that ginger has a truly remarkable positive effect.
Are you prone to sporting a ‘beer belly’ now and again?
Strength training helps older adults live 46 per cent longer.
It now seems as though sleep can even improving our ability to learn!
These five destinations are famous for making Aussies sick. So, take care when you’re there!
What exactly is a sneeze and why do we do it? The reasons are more ...
Did you know that the cookware you use could be killing you?
Could natural remedies and prescribed medicines taken together be harmful?
Ten facts about the complex mass of cells and fibres in your head.
You may have thought yoga and flying were mutually exclusive events – they’re not.
A cure for deafness could be just five years away after scientists grow cochlear cells.
With these fail-safe fitness tips, you’ll find your way to a fitter future self.
If you drink before departure at the airport, you’re not alone.
Are you consuming more caffeine than you realise?
What does it really mean to be ‘sexually active’?
We share the causes and symptoms of Australia’s highest killing cancer.
When taking antibiotics it’s common to be told not to consume alcohol.
According to US sexpert Joan Price “there’s no expiration date on sex”.
Health Care Homes funding policy could see those with chronic illness turned away.
New research suggest that inebriated older men are creating an epidemic.
Is it worth the extra money to splurge on organic? Are there actual health benefits?
Eating more of these foods means you may be able to ditch the multivitamins.
A super handy instant reference guide to the health benefits of fruits and vegetables.
Five small changes you can make to reverse your food waste.
The best moustaches of all time – from Australia and around the world.
Three things you don’t have to do to achieve your ideal body.
Learn to make or break a habit in three steps.
Sex, sleep and eating raw garlic can help keep your ticker healthy.
What are the common sunscreen myths?
If your idea of a good trip doesn’t include a gym we’ve got some exercises ...
Happiness outranks money as the top measure for success.
Seven ingredient swaps to make your food healthier and tastier.
Adding these foods to your daily diet may keep your joints healthy.
Did you know that too much sleep could be very dangerous?
Find out if you're at risk of osteoporosis with this simple assessment.
The standard cost of a 20-minute visit to the doctor is expected to rise.
Here are some steps you can take to relieve the symptoms of tinnitus.
The placement of your body fat can reveal hidden truths about your health.
Following the five pillars of brain health will help you maintain a healthy brain.
A study says heart disease is the ‘number-one killer’ of Australian women.
What’s the correct way to treat common injuries?
Ageing experts say we have reached maximum of human longevity.
To find out if your symptoms warrant a trip to the GP, check out these ...
These natural remedies may relieve the pain of sinusitis.
As today is World Sight Day, we thought we’d have a bit of ocular jocularity.
Eating healthy is one thing, but eating too much can be bad for you.
Diet survey shows most Australian’s diets are even worse than expected.
This wonderful Nike ad points out that age is no limit to your capabilities.
Trick yourself into eating less without overthinking it.
Lupus is a serious chronic condition that affects one in 700 Australians.
Anger affects us all in different ways and dealing with it is important.
Jo Lamble discusses the problems that can arise from love addiction.
Within six years, private health insurance will be unaffordable for one-fifth of consumers.
If you think oral conditions only ruin the health of your mouth, think again.
Harry is experiencing some wedding woes, so Jo Lamble helps him out.
Find out if your brain is healthy and how you can improve its function.
When it comes to the ‘best’ vegetables for weight loss, what should you eat?
Physiotherapist Jason Lee discusses the importance of core strength.
Should you be honest about your previous marriage?
The Sandwich Generation seeking help to manage care for older parents.
Is it possible to have a healthier life by travelling and seeing the world?
Your ‘chronotype’ determines the best times for you to sleep, workout and have sex.
These foods will help to heal your gut and balance your insides.
Here are five great free apps to get you moving and stay motivated.
What’s going on your body when you’re not paying attention?
Your belly fat may be more dangerous to your health than you imagine.
The least expensive cuts of meat can often be the tastiest.
It may be Women’s Health Week, but we’d like to cover something we all have ...
What’s the best fuel to start your day, and which foods should you avoid?
Weight loss advice: Losing weight is about more than just ‘burning fat’.
We have 10 Peeballs to give away to help men identify their risk of prostate ...
Death can be a touchy subject for some, but one that we shouldn't be afraid ...
A new report has drawn a correlation between moderate drinking and improved health.
Death can be a touchy subject for some, but one that we shouldn't be afraid ...
Older Australians are facing an unprecedented overdose crisis.
New research shows that having surgery at night more than doubles your risk of dying.
Can’t get through the day without a caffeine hit? These tips may help.
Great tips for maximising your time so you can get more done.
These handy hints will ensure that you lose weight without wasting money.
A Dutch study finds that severe depression could lead to dementia.
Learn how to cope with travel anxiety to get the most out of your trip.
Lesh offers you a ‘no excuses’ approach to own your wellbeing.
Arborvitae – an Australian breakthrough in arthritis pain relief.
We look at some common foot ailments and how to fix them.
The Heart Foundation’s new Australian Heart Maps reveal the heart disease hotspots.
Physiotherapist Jason Lee explains the benefits of reformer Pilates.
One in every four strokes now occurs to people aged 65 years and under.
Buddhist master gives a humorous explanation of how to meditate.
Memory loss: When should you keep it to yourself, and when should you speak up?
A new study has found that recommended guidelines for exercise are way off.
Discover the ABCDE method of mole checking.
Aching back? Your posture may be to blame. Here are nine tips to straighten you ...
This Be Medicinewise Week, it’s time to take charge and improve your heath.
Everything you wanted to know about painful sex ... but were too embarrassed to ask.
Loneliness is detrimental to your mental wellbeing and your physical health.
There is a difference between drinking for enjoyment and being dependent on alcohol.
Genes can influence the time of day you wake and the time of day you'll ...
Sexual intimacy in aged care is a basic human right that’s currently being neglected.
Man hospitalised after waiting 10 days at airport to meet his online girlfriend.
The least expensive cuts of meat can often be the tastiest.
Struggling to shift those kilos? Here are some tips to rev your body’s engine.
GriefLine is presenting a seminar that examines the life of today’s man in retirement.
Grattan Institute report shows that Australia’s health system is failing in some communities.
Early signs and strange symptoms that may potentially indicate heart disease.
Chronic pain is not just ‘part of getting older’ – it affects around eight million ...
Your hair may get thinner as you age, but there’s still a lot you can ...
Australia has ranked highly in the latest annual Natixis Global Retirement Index report.
An Aussie family has been told by their insurer that surgery to save their daughter ...
Food can play an essential role in creating the right mood – in more ways ...
The four main components of a healthy lifestyle and how they benefit your wellbeing.
Whether returning to exercise or trying for the first time, it’s important to start on ...
A breakthrough could see a vaccine targeting dementia produced within three to five years.
Seven secrets of people who don’t get sick.
The 60+ market are spending on a wide range of goods and services, but ...
Stress is an inevitable part of adult life, but it doesn’t have to hold you ...
Jason Lee explains what can be done to treat tennis elbow.
Find out whether a rumbly tummy could indicate a serious underlying condition.
Are you making these 10 mistakes when you travel?
Show misled viewers on safety of wifi signals and mobile phone use.
We provide you with the best natural cures for common health ailments.
This simple advice will help you keep your feet healthy and happy.
Is more rehabilitation or better medication the answer after a knee replacement?
Here are seven tips to get your day started the right way.
Enjoy your weekend – have a diet cheat day
Claiming your Medicare rebates is about to become more streamlined.
Not everyone has a way with words. Here’s how to flirt without saying anything.
New blood test can accurately detect Alzheimer’s 10 years before symptoms.
When it comes to natural therapies, it’s important to stop and ask: is this safe ...
Read on for a sneak preview of how retirees will vote in Election 2016.
Learn about pelvic floor health and strengthening exercises.
Your extra hot latte or boiling cup of tea could be doing you harm.
Longer work lives and life expectancy may mean we need to rethink retirement.
Although snoring is not itself harmful, it can be a symptom of something more severe.
Older voters believe that health care is more important than the economy.
These five organisations are waiting to provide assistance with abuse.
‘Text neck’ maybe on the rise but what can be done to ease the strain?
Thousands of people can’t give blood, all because of where they lived 20 years ago.
Learning to love beer really begins with learning how it’s made.
A new study shows that the brain’s response to infections could be the cause of ...
Find out how you can cut back on the sweet stuff.
A list of common health checks and how often you need them.
Known as the ‘silent killer’, bowel cancer develops with few symptoms.
Have you ever wondered if you’re addicted to Facebook? Why not find out?
Jason Lee explains how you can offset the detrimental effects of sitting.
This run down of what smoking does to your body may encourage you to quit.
This guide to healthy eating will help you stay slim on holiday.
Prof. Brian Owler shares his opinion on how our health system can be saved.
Over indulged on your holiday? Here’s how to combat it and get back on track.
Providing end-of-life care for a loved one is the ultimate act of kindness.
CSIRO is conducting a study to determine the environmental impact of poor eating.
Patients could end up paying dearly for GP consultations.
It’s no secret that women are choosing to start their families later in life.
Soothe that annoying tickle in your throat with these natural remedies.
Five simple rules for getting back into exercise after a break.
Even though you’re off the beaten track, you can still stay on track with your ...
Regardless of your age, you’re on a sexual journey. So what is that journey?
Kickstart your new active life with these five tricks.
Due to lapsed vaccinations, the health of one in four Australians aged 60 and over ...
Should the Federal Government introduce a medical-foods program to subsidise GF foods?
Respect your elders: why it’s actually good for you.
Food labels can seem like another language. Here’s how to read them and make informed ...
Scientists have discovered the grey-hair gene and preventing greying could be next.
Medical conditions are often passed down through families.
What goes on in our imaginations after the lights are out?
We take a look at the pitfalls of ED meds and why they won’t magically ...
Here are five reasons why travelling makes you smarter and healthier.
This information can help you live a longer, healthier life.
Here are seven foods to help keep your skin hydrated and looking youthful.
Heart disease is more than a heart attack. Learn what it is and how to ...
Changes to the public health system could see the introduction of health care homes.
Walking is the easiest way to improve your health and fitness, and lose weight.
Australians over 50 rate themselves healthier than their younger counterparts.
The UK has announced that it will implement a sugar tax within two years.
These revolutionary gadgets can help you get a better night’s sleep.
Protect your vision and maintain the health of your eyes.
Three quarters of Australians aged 45 and over dream of retiring early but can’t.
New research shows that those who stay socially connected will live a longer life.
We’ve collated five recipes that prove eating healthily doesn’t need to be bland. Bon appétit!
Learn how to protect your hearing from noise-related injury.
Several leading brands have been found to be exploiting the Health Star Rating System.
Do you ever feel so hungry that some days you could eat a horse?
Avoiding these oral care mistakes will get you on the right track to better dental ...
How to get your mind out of the way for a happier life.
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The results of the AMA’s public hospital review are not positive.
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Herbivores are up in arms over the MLA's new Australia Day advertisement.
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Sussan Ley announces new funding for Hepatitis C cure, but it comes at a cost.
Jason Lee has some handy hints to help you manage back pain.
A new technique washes the blood of cancer patients and reduces the cost of treatment.
One man’s kidney donation has sparked Australia’s largest ever kidney exchange.
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As expected, there was no good news when Scott Morrison delivered the MYEFO.
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Older Australians are drinking more with age, and are unaware of the risks involved.
Are you worried that you may be drinking too much?
A recent study in the United States found that sausages often have misleading labels.
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Diminished hearing can have a huge impact on your way of life and general wellbeing.
If Labor wins the next Federal Election, it will implement more tax increases on tobacco.
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Leon discusses the benefits of taking a break from technology.
Research now supports the claim that processed meats cause cancer.
Tea has many physiological as well as holistic health benefits. Here are five of them.
The ACCC has delivered a scathing review of the private health insurance industry.
Many people simply live with tinnitus but there are ways it can be managed.
Take these five healthy steps to help your skin be dimple free.
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The High Court has ruled that breast cancer genes cannot be patented.
Follow our dieting tips for travelling abroad.
Health Minister Sussan Ley has announced an overhaul of the current mental health system.
Our 10 tips will save you money and still satisfy your tummy at the table.
Sussan Ley and the AMA are at loggerheads over the impending MBS review.
Midlife obesity has been linked to an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s.
When people ask how you are, is your standard response "Good thanks, I'm so busy"?
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Friday 24 July is National Stress Down Day. Find out how you can stress less.
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Australia’s mental health system is in need of treatment.
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Low-impact exercise is perfect for beginner exercisers, as well as older adults.
Diabetes will overtake heart disease as the leading lifestyle disease in Australia by 2017.
The AMA has called on Tony Abbott to review his unpopular health policies.
Dietary supplements contain important vitamins and minerals, but do you need them?
Psyllium husks are a natural laxative remedy which also provide other health benefits.
A study has investigated the effects of reading from screens in bed before sleeping.
Australians could find GST levied on fresh food, health and education.
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Pfizer will pay out millions in compensation for failing to warn users of side effects.
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The economic impacts of dementia on the Australian economy can no longer be ignored.
Lower prices for breast augmentation means Aussie women are staying here for surgery.
A spice extract found in curry may be linked with improved memory.
Tony Abbott has all but walked away from his government’s $7 GP co-payment proposal.
Greens senator Richard Di Natale is funding his own Ebola fact-finding mission to Africa.
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The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia launches its free ProstateApp this week.
Companies have been asked to incorporate the $7 GP co-payment into products.
Take the RealAge Test to calculate your body’s true physiological age.
Intermittent fasting may produce a whole host of health benefits.
A tiny new eye implant could replace the need for spectacles.
Telstra has announced the creation of a new business unit targeting the e-health sector.
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Your daily lifestyle choices are completely in your hands.
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Several key Coalition promises were broken in Tuesday’s budget.
A Melbourne city counsellor has called for the CBD to be a smoke-free zone.
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At least one-in-three cases of cancer is preventable.
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High calcium intake more than doubles your risk of death
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The Government will make $33.6 billion worth of savings to fund the return to surplus.
An NDIS will fundamentally change the way disability care and support is provided.
The Government will improve access to health care, new hospitals, mental health reforms and e-Health.
The Government has committed $83.5 million to commemorating the ANZACs.
Good news for those receiving Newstart Allowance.
A Danish study has shown that jogging can increase your life expectancy
$345.9 million will be spent over three years to reduce public dental waiting lists
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Our current Aged Care system is inconsistent, confusing and unsustainable.
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