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When’s the best time to get your flu shot?

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What goes up must come down, and that includes the protection the flu vaccine offers against influenza. Irina Bg/Shutterstock When most of us get the flu, we spend three or four days on the couch...
if you’re ageing and on medication, it might be time to re-assess your alcohol intake

If you’re ageing and on medication, it might be time to re-assess your alcohol...

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Image: Shutterstock Drinking patterns tend to change as we age. The older we get, the more likely we are to drink on a daily basis. But older adults often perceive that drinking is only a problem...
choosing the care you’ll receive at the end of your life doesn’t always go to plan. here are some tips to make sure it does

Choosing the care you’ll receive at the end of your life doesn’t always go...

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  Picture: Shuttlestock Advances in medical technology have dramatically altered the process of dying. It’s now possible to prolong life, with the frightening reality that this may simply extend our dying process. Advance care planning is...

Why is there a March being organized to support a new Australian play?

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Michael, on the March  Welcome to the Revolution When I was young I remember watching the news and seeing women burning their bras. It was a time when Germaine Greer was clearly our era’s Joan of...