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i can’t get sunburnt through glass, shade or in water, right? 5 common sunburn myths busted

I can’t get sunburnt through glass, shade or in water, right? 5 common sunburn...

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 Image: Shuttlestock Despite decades of public health campaigns, skin cancer remains a major threat to health in Australia, with more cases diagnosed each year than all other cancers combined. Skin cancer rates remain high and sunburn is...
how to treat sunburn pain, according to skin experts

How to treat sunburn pain, according to skin experts

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 Picture: Shuttlestock So you’re one of the 21% of Australians who got sunburnt last week. While we should be avoiding sunburn, it’s sometimes easier said than done in the Australian sun. What can you do once you realise...
why going for a swim in the ocean can be good for you, and for nature

Why going for a swim in the ocean can be good for you, and...

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 Picture: Iakov Kalinin/Shutterstock Summer is the season when we like to cool off with a plunge into water. For some it’s in the local or backyard swimming pool, but others prefer the salt water of...
bzzz, slap! how to treat insect bites (home remedies included)

Bzzz, slap! How to treat insect bites (home remedies included)

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Picture: Shuttlestock  It’s the holidays and we’re spending more time outdoors. This means we’re exposed to the more annoying and painful aspects of summer — insect bites and stings. There are plenty of products at the...
9 tips to give yourself the best shot at sticking to new year’s resolutions

9 tips to give yourself the best shot at sticking to new year’s resolutions

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 Image: Shuttlestock For many cultures, the dawn of the new year is marked not only with celebration, but also the opportunity for personal reflection and growth. But as the year progresses, our initial drive for self-betterment...
a mental disorder, not a personal failure: why now is the time for australia to rethink addiction

A mental disorder, not a personal failure: why now is the time for Australia...

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 Image: Shuttlestock The year 2020 has challenged us all. The bushfires and then the pandemic forced us to reflect on what’s important, how we respond to crises as a community, and the ways we connect...
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...