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mozzies biting? here’s how to choose a repellent (and how to use it for the best protection)

Mozzies biting? Here’s how to choose a repellent (and how to use it for...

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 Image: Shuttlestock Mosquitoes are an inevitable part of the Australian summer. And this year, with COVID a consideration, we might be spending more time outdoors than usual. Supermarkets and pharmacies are stocked with a wide range...
there’s no magic way to boost your energy. but ‘perineum sunning’ isn’t the answer

There’s no magic way to boost your energy. But ‘perineum sunning’ isn’t the answer

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 Image: Shuttlestock If you keep up with wellness trends, you might have heard of something called “perineum sunning”. If you haven’t, it’s just what it sounds like. It involves going outside undressed — at least on...
how to prepare and protect your gut health over christmas and the silly season

How to prepare and protect your gut health over Christmas and the silly season

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Image: Shuttlestock It’s that time of year again, with Christmas parties, end-of-year get-togethers and holiday catch-ups on the horizon for many of us — all COVID-safe, of course. All that party food and takeaway,...
granny’s on instagram! in the covid-19 era, older adults see time differently and are doing better than younger people

Granny’s on Instagram! In the COVID-19 era, older adults see time differently and are...

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Many older adults are learning new digital skills to help them socialize virtually. Eva-Katalin/Getty Images Time in the era of COVID-19 has taken on new meaning. “Blursday” is the new time word of the year...
yes, older australians need more home-care funding. but these dribs and drabs only make a dent in the waiting list

Yes, older Australians need more home-care funding. But these dribs and drabs only make...

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Image: Shuttlestock Aged care in Australia is underfunded. As a consequence, many older Australians don’t have the support they need. Today’s federal government announcement of A$850 million for an additional 10,000 home care packages goes some way...
vaccines alone won’t keep australia safe in 2021. here’s what else we need to do

Vaccines alone won’t keep Australia safe in 2021. Here’s what else we need to...

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Sue Ogrocki/AAP Image By any global measure, Australia’s response to the COVID pandemic has been a spectacular success. Public health measures introduced by state, territory and federal governments, with the help of the Australian...
maximize your dental insurance benefits by the end of the year

Maximize Your Dental Insurance Benefits By The End Of The Year

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Maximize Your Dental Insurance Benefits By The End Of The Year It is always better to use something we have rather than losing it. Either it is any household thing or anything related to our...
do i need a covid flight clearance test to fly in australia or overseas? and do i have to pay?

Do I need a COVID flight clearance test to fly in Australia or overseas?...

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Picture: Shuttlestock As we head towards our first COVID-era Christmas, many Australians will be excited that it is once again possible to travel domestically to be with family and friends. While international travel isn’t yet...
almost half a million tests, zero positives: how statistics shows we can be confident covid-19 is gone from victoria

Almost half a million tests, zero positives: how statistics shows we can be confident...

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Image: Erik Anderson / AAP How do you know that something you are looking for is not there? Looking for a needle in a haystack is fundamentally easy – however laborious and tedious –...
should australians be worried about waiting for a covid vaccine when the uk has just approved pfizer’s?

Should Australians be worried about waiting for a COVID vaccine when the UK has...

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Image: Shuttlestock The news that Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine has gained emergency approval in the United Kingdom and may be distributed to selected high-risk groups as early as next week is welcome. Headlines also suggest people in the United...