Should you keep taking your daily aspirin dose?

22 September, 2018 . by Michelle Rose

Thousands of older Australians take low-dose aspirin believing it will help them live longer – but it may be doing more harm than good, a major study has found.

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How to stop babies getting a flat head

21 September, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

Putting babies to sleep on their backs has saved countless lives – but it’s also led to an increase in the prevalence of flat head syndrome.

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The health-boosting powers of potassium

20 September, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

It may not be a headline-grabber like iron or calcium, but potassium is vital to keeping our bodies in prime condition.

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This is why you need to get your prostate checked

17 September, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

Six years ago, Dr Gary Morrison was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He wants to make sure other men don’t turn a blind eye to their health.

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How to make the most of your GP appointment

14 September, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

Visiting your doctor is one of the best ways to stay on top of your health. So how can you ensure your 15-minute appointment gives you bang for buck?

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Kombucha: Is it worth the hype?

12 September, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

Fad diets and superfoods can come in and out of vogue quicker than the seasons, but kombucha looks here to stay.

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How exercise keeps our brains and bodies young

11 September, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

Regular physical activity is as important for maintaining our health, as it is our brains, especially as we age.

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How to handle hay fever

8 September, 2018 . by Michelle Rose

Sneezing, runny nose, itchy throat, watery eyes – welcome to spring, and the arrival of peak hay fever season.

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6 women tell: How we stay fit and fantastic

3 September, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

Women’s Health Week is all about women making the time to put their health first. Six women tell us how they do it. 

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5 ways to reduce your risk of stroke

1 September, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

One in five women and one in six men will have a stroke, but around 80 per cent of strokes can be prevented. So how can you cut your risk?

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