What you need to know about antibiotics

12 November, 2018 . by Michelle Rose

They were the miracle medicines hailed for saving millions of lives. But the overuse of antibiotics has opened the floodgates to resistant bugs.

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The dark side of blue light

30 October, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

Blue light from smartphones, laptops and tablets can affect us in numerous ways – but there are ways to dim the risks.

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What’s behind the new pregnancy warnings on alcohol labels?

19 October, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

Alcohol bottles will soon carry labels warning against drinking while pregnant. Here’s why.

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Is DNA testing the latest fitness device?

7 October, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

A new test is utilising the latest science has to offer to give Aussies the edge when it comes to tailoring their approach to health and fitness.

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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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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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What you need to know about taking medicine safely

25 August, 2018 . by Michelle Rose

Australians are gambling with their health by ignoring instructions on medication – even risking serious complications, a health body warns.

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Probiotic hope for colicky babies

8 August, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

Parents of constantly crying babies have been given new hope, with new research finding a simple probiotic can reduce symptoms.

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My Health Record: What you need to know

6 August, 2018 . by Michelle Rose

By the end of this year all Australians will have a digital My Health Record, unless they opt out. So what is it, and should you stay or go?

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New test can reveal your gut secrets

25 July, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

It’s estimated almost half of Australians suffer gut health issues – but new technology has the potential to make digestive problems a thing of the past.

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