The top health killers of women

28 November, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

These are the key health threats facing Australian women in 2019.

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Is vaping safe? What to know about e-cigarettes

23 November, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

It’s been touted as a way to help smokers kick the habit, but vaping has also been linked to deaths and lung disease. So is it worth the risk?

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Is it safe to take paracetamol during pregnancy?

14 November, 2019 . by Michelle Rose

A new study links paracetamol use in pregnancy to an increased risk of autism and ADHD in children, but is there really any cause for concern?

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The incredible ways medicinal cannabis changed my life

19 October, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

For 20 years, Warren Schell suffered unrelenting pain 24 hours a day. Then it was gone in almost an instant.

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5 myths about HRT you may need to rethink

14 October, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Hormone replacement therapy is often the first line of treatment for menopausal women, but it’s not without its controversy and confusion. Experts bust some common misconceptions.

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The new diet advice for a healthy heart

22 August, 2019 . by Michelle Rose

Cheese, eggs and full-fat milk are in, but red meat is out – the Heart Foundation’s revamped rules for what you should and shouldn’t eat contain a few surprises.

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From branch to bottle: Why the olive leaf is a powerful source of wellness

19 August, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Extra virgin olive oil is hailed for its health benefits – but it’s not the only way the olive tree can help keep us fighting fit.

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‘I felt like Frankenstein’: What it’s like to wait for an organ donation

30 July, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Clare Duggan was spending hours a day on dialysis and giving up on life when she received a precious gift from a stranger.

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Six things you’d never dream about ear wax

20 July, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

You might find it gross, but turns out that ear wax – the sticky yellow ooze that protects our ear canal – can tell us a lot about ourselves.

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Why is being sober so taboo?

1 July, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

When did saying no to alcohol become such a big deal? We ask the experts to weigh in.

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