7 reasons to be grateful for nurses

12 May, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

This International Nurses Day, there’s even more cause than usual to appreciate the magnificent women and men at the frontline of our health system.


Pregnancy and coronavirus: Here’s what to know

30 April, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many expectant parents are having to adapt to a raft of unexpected changes.


The real reason you may be drinking more during self-isolation

28 April, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Find yourself increasingly reaching for a glass of wine during the coronavirus lockdown? The reason could be more complex than you realise.


Coronavirus: Is it safe to get food delivered?

25 April, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Coronavirus has temporarily obliterated many of life’s simple pleasures, but we can still ‘eat out’ from the comfort of home – so how can you do it safely?


Why you shouldn’t avoid seeing your GP right now

24 April, 2020 . by Michelle Rose

You may think it’s best to steer clear of your GP clinic during the coronavirus outbreak – but doctors say missing vital health checks may actually put you in harm’s…


Who is most at risk of developing a serious coronavirus case?

21 April, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

For many, coronavirus symptoms are akin to having a cold or mild flu. But the disease does pose a greater threat to some people – this is what you need…


How to not let stress harm your immune system

18 April, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Between remote working, home learning, social distancing and uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic, you may be a little anxious. But keeping stress levels in check is important for immunity.


15 coronavirus myths busted

15 April, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Do face masks stop you getting COVID-19? Can gargling vinegar ‘flush out’ the virus? And does it only kill older people? Experts debunk the most common coronavirus misconceptions.


Cold or coronavirus: How to tell the difference

3 April, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Some of the symptoms are similar so if you are unwell, how can you tell if it’s just a cold or something more sinister?


Australians urged to get a flu shot amid coronavirus outbreak

30 March, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Health experts are encouraging Australians to get a flu shot this year, in a bid to avoid burdening hospitals already strained with the coronavirus pandemic.