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want to avoid a botched beauty procedure? this is what you need to be wary of

Want to avoid a botched beauty procedure? This is what you need to be...

Regulation doesn’t cover procedures performed in a beauty salon in the same way it does those performed on the operating table. From shutterstock.com Recent news that more than a dozen cosmetic beauty operators have been...
what is herd immunity and how many people need to be vaccinated to protect a community?

What is herd immunity and how many people need to be vaccinated to protect...

The vaccine coverage needed for herd immunity varies from disease to disease. Ryoji Iwata/Unsplash The term herd immunity comes from the observation of how a herd of buffalo forms a circle, with the...
what is ligandrol, the drug swimmer shayna jack had in her system?

What is Ligandrol, the drug swimmer Shayna Jack had in her system?

Shayna Jack said she did not knowingly take Ligandrol. Darren Engliand/AAP Australian freestyle swimmer Shayna Jack tested positive to the banned substance Ligandrol in late June, before competing at the world swimming championships in South Korea this month. Jack...
thinking of starting a family 5 righteous things one must consider for managing health

Thinking of starting a family 5 Righteous Things One Must Consider For Managing Health

Having children is one of the greatest joys in life, but family planning shouldn't be spontaneous. The decision to start a family takes thoughtful consideration and time. The practical and financial aspects of parenthood...
an app to prevent pregnancy? don’t count on it

An app to prevent pregnancy? Don’t count on it

Fertility awareness apps assist women to track when they are at their most fertile each month. From shutterstock.com Fertility awareness apps are being championed as a new approach to contraception. In reality, while the technology...
oral health in australia: cavities and tooth decay is on the rise

Oral Health in Australia: Cavities and Tooth Decay is on the Rise

According to a study, dental decay is the most prevalent oral disease in Australian children, with one in three children between the ages of five and six having symptoms of decay in their baby...
relieving ailments and making way for reliving life with physiotherapy

Relieving Ailments And Making Way For Reliving Life With Physiotherapy

Among various forms of medical treatments, physiotherapy is a particular form which concentrates on the movement of different parts of the body and with proper training helps one to restore, develop as well as...
open-water-yacht

Youth Sailing Program Helps Young People Navigate Life’s Challenges

Balmoral Sailing Club, run by Jono and Sylvie Allen for the past 28 years, holds many programs and lessons that help young people navigate life’s challenges.  Learn to sail and school holiday programs are included...
media hype and increased testing: this year’s flu numbers are high, but there’s more to the story

Media hype and increased testing: this year’s flu numbers are high, but there’s more...

The media suggests we’re in the midst of a horror flu season, but there are nuances to consider. From shutterstock.com Over recent months, the news has been saturated with headlines claiming we’re experiencing a “killer...
why is nursing home food so bad? some spend just $6.08 per person a day – that’s lower than prison

Why is nursing home food so bad? Some spend just $6.08 per person a...

If residents are given poor quality foods that don’t meet their needs or preferences, they’re less likely to eat it. Shutterstock The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety last week turned...