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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Things to Consider While Choosing Your Law Firm

You never know the value of a good law firm, until you need one. One of the key requirements whenever you start a business, no matter how small or big, is finding the right lawyer...

Testing festival goers’ pills isn’t the only way to reduce overdoses. Here’s what else...

Festival goers bring their phones. So why not use them to receive tweets about high-dose drugs in circulation, as the UK is doing?  from Vinnikava Viktoryia/www.shutterstock.com The NSW inquest into recent drug deaths at music festivals is...

Research Check: can drinking coffee help you lose weight?

As keen as we may be to hear about any health benefits of drinking coffee, the headlines aren’t always what they seem. Janko Ferlic/Unsplash Researchers from the University of Nottingham in the UK recently...

How to Reconnect with Old Friends

As life moves on, unfortunately, so do the relationships that you share with certain people. You’re probably already more than aware of this, having lost contact with so many people from your past already....

Smoking at record low in Australia, but the grim harvest of preventable heart disease...

The latest statistics show smoking’s legacy when it comes to preventable deaths from cardiovascular diseases like heart attack and stroke.  from www.shutterstock.com Smoking rates in Australia are at an all-time low. And yet, nearly 11,500...

Nearly 30% of kids experience sibling bullying – as either bully or victim

Bullying among siblings isn’t the same as teasing and occasional sibling spats. from shutterstock.com Australia has invested an extraordinary amount of time and effort into putting in place bullying prevention programs – especially across schools. But...

There are not many good news stories about suicide but this is one

There are not many local good news stories about suicide, but we are one of them. His name was Guy May. He was tall, talented and an actor who had been Neighbors, and he was...
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Why Staging this play is an act of political rebellion

The Play “Marooned” is such an interesting project. From its conception I wasn’t sure how it would travel. But then the readers got back and they were overwhelmingly positive. This is not only a...

Go home on time! Working long hours increases your chance of having a stroke

Is it time to cut back on overtime? Annie Spratt Australia is in the bottom third of OECD countries when it comes to working long hours, with 13% of us clocking up 50 hours or more a week...

Why Staging this new suicide prevention play is an act of rebellion

The Play "Marooned" is such an interesting project. From its conception I wasn't sure how it would travel. But then the readers got back and they were overwhelmingly positive. This is a great piece....