Should I still wear a mask even if I don’t have to this winter?

18 May, 2022 . by Michelle Rose

We might be moving on from pandemic-style living, but escalating Covid numbers combined with a nasty flu season has prompted calls for face masks to continue.

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Why antimicrobial resistance is a public health threat

17 May, 2022 . by Michelle Rose

Antibiotics save millions of lives every year – but is our obsession with the super drug turning tiny microbes into a major threat?

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Why your waist-to-height ratio is a good measure of health

14 May, 2022 . by Erica

Forget scales and BMI – a healthy waist-to-height ratio may be the figure you need to focus on to monitor your health.

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The soothing magic of green lipped mussel

5 May, 2022 . by Erica

A natural source of super concentrated omega-3, green lipped mussel can help relieve mild joint stiffness and mild joint inflammation.

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Why alcohol could be making you age faster

2 May, 2022 . by Michelle Rose

Just two alcoholic drinks a day could speed up the brain’s ageing process, but how concerned should you really be about your booze consumption?

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Why women need testosterone for good health

9 April, 2022 . by Erica

Testosterone is often thought of as a male hormone, but it also plays an important role in female health.

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How germs can actually be good for you

8 April, 2022 . by Erica

Bugs, pathogens, microbes and germs. These tiny organisms go by many names, but do we really need to be scared of them?

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Why your family needs their flu shot – especially the kids

1 April, 2022 . by Erica

Australia’s flu season is off and running. Cases are surging around the country and kids and young people are most at risk. Flu vaccination can help you avoid it.

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Sense of smell: Get a whiff of these 5 amazing facts

17 March, 2022 . by Erica

We may not think we rely on smell as much as our other senses, but it’s essential to our wellbeing – and basic survival.

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Japanese encephalitis: Why are mozzie-borne diseases rising?

16 March, 2022 . by Erica

Mozzie populations are flourishing, resulting in an increase in mosquito-borne diseases including Japanese encephalitis. So what can you do to protect yourself?

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