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12 June 2018

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Healthy habits the key to ‘no-diet’ diet

Bond University researchers have shown the effectiveness of a weight-loss regime that keeps the kilos off for at least a year, without a punishing diet...
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Benefits of ballet for seniors

Queensland Ballet and QUT released the results of a joint project examining the health and wellbeing benefits of ballet for older Australians...
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Prenatal cannabis use associated with low birth weights

With marijuana use during pregnancy on the rise, a new study shows that prenatal cannabis use was associated with a 50 percent increased likelihood of low birth weight,...
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What you eat determines how fat tastes to you

A taste for fat is not driven by genetics, rather it’s all down to diet, a new Deakin University study of Australian twins has found...
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Treating cold and flu symptoms with medication

Find out how to choose medicines which are appropriate for treating your symptoms, and avoid those which you don’t need or are inappropriate for treating colds and flus...
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Hot topics this week

Contraception after childbirth and during breastfeeding

Contraception after childbirth is an important consideration as suitable methods depend on whether a woman is breastfeeding, how often she is breastfeedng and whether or not supplemental foods are added...
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Dr Joe on How to Quit Smoking

Find out about smoking cessation, including ways to quit smoking cigarettes and the benefits of quitting smoking, in this video....
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Overview

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) refers to a group of conditions characterised by recurring inflammation of the gastrointestinal organs. These conditions occur because the...
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Preparing for a good death

Hope Alexander explains what it means and how to help your loved one have a "good death"...
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Laughter is the Best Medicine!

Two children were in a doctor's waiting room. The little girl was softly sobbing.

"Why are you crying?" asked the little boy.

"I'm here for a blood test, and they're going to cut my finger," said the girl.

When he heard this, the little boy started to cry.

"Why are you crying?" asked the girl.

The boy looked at her worriedly and said, "I'm here for a urine test."
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