So you’re Covid-19 positive? Here’s what to do next

6 January, 2022 . by Michelle Rose

As Australia’s Covid-19 case numbers surge, severity of illness appears generally mild in most cases. Here’s what to do if you contract coronavirus.

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Festive fail: Could your Christmas tree be making you sick?

22 December, 2021 . by Erica Sinni

A little-known syndrome is triggered by the festive foliage in your home and could be the culprit behind your allergies and asthma.

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Omicron virus: What we know so far about the new Covid strain

30 November, 2021 . by Michelle Rose

Just as Australians dared hope we may finally be putting the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic behind us, a new mutation of the virus has emerged. So what is Omicron…

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Trying to fall pregnant? What you need to know about IVF

29 November, 2021 . by Michelle Rose

Starting a family doesn’t come easily for everyone, with one in six Australian couples needing assistance. IVF could be an option, so what are the chances of success?

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Germaphobia: When does cleanliness become a disorder?

26 November, 2021 . by Michelle Rose

Wanting to be clean is normal, right? But for some people, the desire for cleanliness can descend into germaphobia. So, when does distaste become a disorder?

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Eating disorders: The new strategy tackling the crippling illness

17 November, 2021 . by Michelle Rose

With hundreds of thousands of Australians still going untreated for eating disorders, a new national strategy is calling for major changes.

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Flip the metabolic switch: how it can help type 2 diabetes

14 November, 2021 . by Michelle Rose

Doctor turned documentary maker Dr Michael Mosley explains how changing your diet and flipping your metabolic switch can help stave off type 2 diabetes.

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The easy test that can prevent most cervical cancers

10 November, 2021 . by Michelle Rose

By 2030, the World Health Organization wants to reach vaccination, screening and treatment targets that will help eliminate cervical cancer. Here’s what you need to know.

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Leaky gut syndrome: Here’s how to treat it

28 October, 2021 . by Erica Sinni

Whether it’s increased visits to the toilet or you’re baffled by seemingly unrelated symptoms, leaky gut syndrome might be giving you a belly ache.

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5 ways to banish heartburn for good

14 October, 2021 . by Erica Sinni

Heartburn – often a burning sensation in your chest or stomach – is a common cause of discomfort. New research has found simple ways to help reduce symptoms.

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