The following articles have the tag wellbeing
A pharmacist shares his top tips and gadgets to ensure safe travel with medications.
It’s the simple things that can boost your wellbeing.
Music soothes the soul and, so it seems, people with dementia. But how?
The Fairfax Crime Dashboard allows users to check crime rates their suburb.
How a hug can change your day – and your wellbeing.
We’re living longer but are we enjoying those extra years?
Can you recall the colour of the seats on your last flight?
Do you still find people your age ‘hot’? Is sex still important to you?
We examine studies that proffer opinions on how birth order affects your life.
Researchers have found that meditation may alter the course of Alzheimer’s.
Older Australians more satisfied with visits to their GP than the younger generations.
We list the most common sex injuries and how to treat them.
The Government wants to know why you can’t nod off.
Worried about getting older? The prime of your life may just be right now.
Keep an eye on the 14 surprising factors that can raise your blood pressure.
Health issues suffered during pregnancy have been linked to later dementia.
Shower all you like, but these creepy crawlies are here to stay.
Women are more likely to develop dementia, Parkinson’s disease or have a stroke.
Can we eat our way to mental health?
Olive oil could be better than Viagra at boosting a man’s sexual performance.
Be alert to the signs that could mean you’re putting your health at risk.
Choosing organic food means you’re taking care of your own health and the planet’s.
Why spend a small fortune on a face mask when you can effortlessly make your ...
Ageism is a real thing and is engrained in the human psyche: psychology professor.
That ‘foggy’ feeling is common, but you should investigate what might be causing it.
Is there really such a thing as an actual chocolate addiction?
What’s not covered by Medicare and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme?
Have you ever wondered why static shocks are worse in winter?
Faulty products continue to cause serious injury and harm to thousands of Australians.
Aspirin can be used to treat so many symptoms, but there are risks.
Simple tips to keep your happy home a healthy one, too.
Many people think that pain is not important enough to warrant painkillers.
More people are surviving heart attacks, but survival comes at a cost.
Six solutions for the painless removal of splinters
The consequences of hoarding escalate as people get older.
Often overlooked, zinc is an important mineral that may even reverse vision loss.
Swap out your toxic cleaning products for these safer ‘green’ options.
We’re halfway there, but don’t get cocky on the cold and flu front.
Chronic wound cases to soar as population ages.
How much do you really know about diabetes?
A key treatment doctors prescribe to slow the progress of dementia does not work.
The way you sleep has long-term effects on your overall health and wellbeing.
UK research reveals a common midlife condition is linked to dementia.
There are some foods on the menu that should stay on the menu.
The victim of one in three fire-related deaths is aged over 65. But what is ...
All the best nutritional advice won’t stop you cooking the life out of your food.
With winter comes an increase in arthritis pain. Here’s how to combat it.
Avoid these 11 bad habits that weaken your joints.
Mental health apps can help you cope during stressful and gloomy times.
Macular degeneration causes half of all cases of legal blindness.
For some reason, good hygiene practices often go on holiday when you do.
You can fit exercise into your regular day without having to dedicate extra time to ...
Peak body CHF welcomes extra spending on health but says more needs to come.
Are you prepared to administer first aid in case of emergency?
The health benefits of travel don't have to end after your holiday.
A natural remedy for jet lag that is hailed as 'the one'.
Being older doesn’t necessarily mean your sex life has to go stale.
What may seem like innocuous health issues could be a sign of something worse.
How to start the difficult conversation about preparing for death.
Want to know why people pull away every time you’re near? Could it be your ...
An often-overlooked disease related to Parkinson's deserves a little more awareness.
How often should you poo each day and when should you worry about it?
health, dementia, symptoms, alzheimers, mimic, misdiagnosis,
How to add life to your mattress through regular maintenance.
The new PBS subsidies will save Australian patients thousands of dollars.
Sleep apnoea can make for a bad night's sleep and even worse health problems.
The secret to sleeping on planes is no longer a secret.
A new pill called '516' is being created to replace exercise.
Health Department agency warns over dangers of dermal filler shots.
Travelling is supposed to be rejuvenating although it can really ruin your skin.
The cost of codeine has doubled, hurting the hip pockets of chronic pain sufferers.
Take advantage of your addiction by packing nutrients into your morning brew.
Anne asks Jo Lamble for tips on how to stop feeling like a doormat.
Having trouble sleeping? Your pillow may be the problem.
A guide to the hearing aids available to you and which ones give the best ...
The Government announces a $31m program of free flu vaccinations for over 65s.
Luckily, there’s a way to delay or reduce your risk of dementia by one-third.
Jill asks Jo Lamble for advice on how to connect with her difficult grandson.
Happiness doesn’t come easily for some, but these seven simple steps will help you find ...
Scientists develop a simple and cheap blood test to help identify people with dementia.
Sleep is integral to a long life, but which position will help you live longest?
An Australian university calculates the true cost of dementia care in Australia.
Rewarding yourself in the right way can have a positive impact on your life.
This is not an article on sex tips.
The Government is developing tools to measure elder abuse in Australia.
How far can you push it before your food becomes unsafe to eat?
Fred would like some advice on how to increase the intimacy in his relationship.
Author and blogger Bernadette Russell offers a simple lesson on learning to listen.
How to ensure that your gut bacteria has the right levels of ‘good’ bacteria.
We share author and blogger Bernadette Russell’s tips on how to be kind to people ...
Study shows that almost 40 per cent of cancer deaths are potentially avoidable.
Just one cup of hot tea a day could be enough to save your sight.
With the right help, you can turn menopause into a positive phase of your life
Hundreds of studies across the planet can’t be wrong.
Understanding what’s at work to stop us falling over.
The Minister for Aged Care launches a campaign to tackle loneliness.
Our physiotherapist tells you what exercises are best before knee surgery.
The silly season may be a fun time of year, but it’s also very hard ...
Meg feels as if she should have done more with her life. Is it too ...
After reading this, you may never again eat food that’s had a fly on it.
Our friends at Jean Hailes explain what's really going on in midlife weight gain.
Too much sugar in your diet could cause obesity, diabetes and, now, dementia.
Instead of waiting for the dark cloud to lift, be proactive and take control of ...
The Government needs to make good on a promise to improve health cost transparency.
Three reasons why you should have a cry next time you’re sad.
When your whole family is dealing with the same trauma, who should you turn to ...
Jo Lamble offers some advice on how to forgive and forget a friend’s past indiscretion.
Is the throbbing in your head a migraine or tension headache?
Prehabilitiation is a process that can help to ensure your recovery time after surgery
Australia’s obesity problem is so bad that people don’t even know they’re overweight.
Electrical stimulation could be used to treat memory disorders.
Feeling forgetful? Here are 10 simple tips to allay absentmindedness.
Beloved chef Maggie Beer unveils her new science-backed dementia diet.
Check your bone health with the Know Your Bones online self-assessment.
People who live in regional areas 90 per cent more likely to die from heart ...
Sleep apnoea can dramatically increase your risk of heart disease.
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.
Medical professionals say if you don’t wear socks you’ll suffer the consequences.
Australian GPs have identified the most harmful health issues of the future.
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.
The six questions that could identify attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
As we emerge from winter, the fruit options grow; so here are four of the ...
A few lifestyle changes and aesthetic tweaks can help restore your youthful ‘vibe’.
Regular cleaning with this common household cleaner could cause a fatal lung disease.
Rising concern about over-diagnosis can see healthy people treated as sick.
Our friends at Jean Hailes discuss how breasts change with age.
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?
New research bucks decades old advice when it comes to fat consumption.
Preventing an early death could be as simple as drinking four cups of coffee a ...
California woman wins $525 million claiming that talcum powder caused her cancer.
Dementia risk factors can be managed with lifestyle changes or medical treatments.
Sleep trackers can’t diagnose complications of apnoea.
This magical medical device could be the answer to your chronic back pain.
Scientists have developed a simple test that can predict how close you are to death.
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?
Cleaning your teeth the right way could save your life.
With the use of scans and a clever algorithm, the CSIRO can now detect cancer ...
To drink or not to drink. That is the question. The answer seems to change ...
If you had to simplify the process of a break-up, here’s how it would be ...
Pet owners save the taxpayer billions, prompting calls for compensation.
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.
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.
When it comes to choosing a pet, the real question is: which species is better ...
New research has found that many Australians make this mistake with medicines.
Joe is 68 and terrified of being alone. But his marriage is on the rocks. ...
Find out the best age for different skills; the answers might surprise you!
Here are seven positive health habits you can start today.
Find out which unlikely foods dieticians say you should avoid.
Could cannabis restore memory and reverse the effects of ageing on the brain?
Household gross disposable income has declined for the second time in three years.
Study shows that poor sleep may be linked to increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
The niftiest way to get a strong grip is literally at your fingertips – hand ...
Are you a worrywart? Mindfulness can combat those negative thoughts.
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.
Jo Lamble helps Tom put an end to his emotional over-eating.
Studies show that living the single life should be seen as a positive experience.
Feeling run down? Here are six ways you may be unwittingly weakening your immune system.
A few good choices can help you feel better and stay healthier.
Jo Lamble has some tips to help Pauline regain her lust for life.
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.
When organic isn’t an option for you, try these 15 clean foods instead.
Healthy ageing is all about exercise, but what are the right activities?
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.
Small changes to your weight could make a big difference to your health.
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.
The early warning signs of stomach cancer may, at first, seem harmless.
How a regular sleep pattern will help you to function better.
Want to know how to live longer? Here’s the answer.
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 ...
The flu vaccine doesn’t provide complete protection.
It can be difficult to tell if you have Parkinson’s. Here are the symptoms.
The vulva: every woman has one, but no two are the same.
Superbugs are a global health crisis killing hundreds of thousands each year.
Your dizzy spells may lead to dementia or cognitive decline.
Discover the real reasons you should never Google your symptoms.
George can’t stop thinking about having sex with someone else.
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
You may know your blood type, but what does it mean?
Survey shows that Australian retirees are the happiest people in the nation.
Does ageing make it inevitable? Are there ways that you can avoid the dreaded droop?
A new app trains your brain to stop consuming unhealthy food and drinks.
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 ...
It’s understandable that hair loss or thinning can be quite distressing.
Good news for women looking for an alternative in post-menopausal treatment.
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.
Dieticians say that Aussies are wasting time and money on pricey fad diets.
In our youth-centric society, we are all under the microscope.
Are you single and looking to get back into the dating game, but are unsure ...
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.
Are there foods that will ignite your metabolism to promote weight loss?
Make frustrating customer service calls a lot less painful with this simple tip.
February is ‘Ovarian Awareness Month’, organised by Ovarian Cancer Australia.
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.
What exactly is stool banking and what can it do for you?
How your everyday actions may be causing you pain.
Read this before you reach for an ice or heat pack next time you’re injured ...
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.
You don't need fancy lotions and expensive concoctions to make you look younger.
Five things you can do every day to become a happier person.
Sometimes what makes us so special are the things people don’t know about us.
Three simple steps to slimmer thighs courtesy of fitness guru Emily Skye.
Five pre-flight stretches that will make ‘cattle class’ a little more bearable.
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.
What if a song was scientifically proven to make you feel better?
New study reveals surprising results about the treatment of delirium.
These five destinations are famous for making Aussies sick. So, take care when you’re there!
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.
Have Australians forgotten how to connect with each other?
Nothing beats a strong social network and human contact, so how do you get it?
According to US sexpert Joan Price “there’s no expiration date on sex”.
New research suggest that inebriated older men are creating an epidemic.
Eating more of these foods means you may be able to ditch the multivitamins.
Happiness outranks money as the top measure for success.
Did you know that too much sleep could be very dangerous?
Here are some steps you can take to relieve the symptoms of tinnitus.
Following the five pillars of brain health will help you maintain a healthy brain.
Tom Neal Tacker tells of how he caught the travel bug.
Lupus is a serious chronic condition that affects one in 700 Australians.
Do you want to indulge without the guilt? These recipes may do the trick.
Harry is experiencing some wedding woes, so Jo Lamble helps him out.
Physiotherapist Jason Lee discusses the importance of core strength.
Should you be honest about your previous marriage?
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.
Your belly fat may be more dangerous to your health than you imagine.
Death can be a touchy subject for some, but one that we shouldn't be afraid ...
Death can be a touchy subject for some, but one that we shouldn't be afraid ...
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.
Friends star Courtney Cox regrets her "horrible" attempts to reverse ageing.
A Dutch study finds that severe depression could lead to dementia.
Physiotherapist Jason Lee explains the benefits of reformer Pilates.
A new study has found that recommended guidelines for exercise are way off.
Aching back? Your posture may be to blame. Here are nine tips to straighten you ...
Loneliness is detrimental to your mental wellbeing and your physical health.
TSA study reveals the happiest day to fly and the world’s best airports.
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.
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.
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 ...
Seven secrets of people who don’t get sick.
Stress is an inevitable part of adult life, but it doesn’t have to hold you ...
Here are seven tips to get your day started the right way.
This particular feeling that travel arouses is one of the best reasons to take a ...
Respect your elders: why it’s actually good for you.
Grey hair is back in fashion so it's time to ditch the dye.
We could all do with spending a little more time alone. Here are five great ...
A new use for aspirin seems to pop up daily. So, should you be taking ...
Here are seven simple tips that the ‘experts’ say will improve your life.
Are you worried that you may be drinking too much?
Research shows that millions of men are without close friends they can turn to in ...
The most satisfying time in life is when you are aged 60 and over.
Reduce the chance of injuring your back, or help fix recurring pain if you ...
Kate Swanton, shares her top five tips to help make taking your medications at home ...
How do you know whether you’re getting enough sleep?
Feros Care’s Jo Cook shares her top 10 tips on how carers can look after ...
The first ever index to measure the wellbeing of older people is now available
Do you actually know what technology is involved in a smart home?
The NBN helps provide health technology which makes managing chronic conditions easier
These five easy ways you can ensure your meals will keep you bouncing with health ...
What can we learn from those living in the world’s Blue Zones?
Your goal should be to not just live longer, but to also live a much ...
Relationship expert Jo Lamble answers many prickly questions. This week she has answered member Jane’s ...
Conventional medicine is taking a back seat for many, with unexpected side effects, conflicts with ...
Mental and emotional health is a vital part of wellbeing.
Recognising the early signs of a heart attack can be the key to surviving without ...
Looking for spot reduction exercises to shift that burgeoning spare tyre? The hard truth is ...
A stroke occurs when a blood clot blocks a blood vessel or artery, or when ...
If you’ve been single for a while you can get set in your ways ...
You don’t have to be a guru or a saint to learn the art ...
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