‘Our sons are alive thanks to blood donors’

14 June, 2019 . by Michelle Rose

A single blood donation can save up to three lives – so why aren’t more of us doing it? 

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What you need to know about the flu vaccine in 2019

30 April, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

After one of the worst summer flu season in years, Australians are being warned not to be complacent about vaccinations and hygiene as we head into autumn and winter.

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Are you at risk? Measles spike prompts immunisation warnings

24 April, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

With the number of measles cases in Australia surging towards a five-year high, we’re being urged to check our immunisation history. 

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The two most important things you can do for your brain

12 March, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

There’s truth in the old adage, “healthy body, healthy mind”.

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10 reasons to take a break from alcohol

1 February, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Thinking about taking an alcohol hiatus but unsure how you’ll survive without your evening glass of sav blanc? This may just be the incentive you need.

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Is a low-gluten diet good for you?

22 December, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

Gluten has become a dirty word for some, but is there really any benefit in reducing or excluding it in your daily diet?

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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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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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