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how to pick the right sunscreen when you’re blinded by choice

How to pick the right sunscreen when you’re blinded by choice

We’re spoilt for choice when it comes to sunscreen in Australia. So how do you choose the right one? from www.shutterstock.com There’s an enormous variety of sunscreens to choose from. Major supermarkets each sell more than 60...
how to buy the best hip flexor support brace

How to Buy the Best Hip Flexor Support Brace

Tight hip flexors do not just cause pain, the pain they cause is usually severe and can continue for a long time even after various forms of treatment. When they occur, mobility is greatly...
hoping to get in shape for summer? ditch the fads in favour of a diet more likely to stick

Hoping to get in shape for summer? Ditch the fads in favour of a...

The benefits of a juice cleanse or detox aren’t likely to be sustained over time. From shutterstock.com Weight gain can creep up on us. Over the winter months we enjoy foods that create a feeling...
tough nuts: why peanuts trigger such powerful allergic reactions

Tough nuts: why peanuts trigger such powerful allergic reactions

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The humble peanut. Tasty for most, treacherous for some. Dr Dwan Price, Author provided Food allergens are the scourge of the modern school lunchbox. Many foods contain proteins that can set off an oversized immune...
health check: what happens to your body when you’re dehydrated?

Health Check: what happens to your body when you’re dehydrated?

By the time you feel thirsty, your body is already dehydrated. Thanh Mai Bui Duy/Flickr Water is essential for human life. It accounts for for 50-70% of our body weight and is crucial for most bodily functions. Any...
how to manage your essential medicines in a bushfire or other emergency

How to manage your essential medicines in a bushfire or other emergency

In an emergency, like a bushfire, making sure you have enough of your regular medication can mean the difference between life and death. But there are many ways to prepare. from www.shutterstock.com   Some people find...
from marie kondo’s tuning fork to vibrators for ‘hysteria’: a short, shaky history of curing with vibrations

From Marie Kondo’s tuning fork to vibrators for ‘hysteria’: a short, shaky history of...

Vibration devices have been used to treat everything from ‘hysteria’ to hair loss. So Marie Kondo’s tuning forks and crystals are nothing new. Picture from from www.shutterstock.com You might remember how Gwyneth Paltrow’s health...
if weight loss is your only goal for exercise, it’s time to rethink your priorities

If weight loss is your only goal for exercise, it’s time to rethink your...

Choose an activity you enjoy so it’s easier to stick to.Shutterstock As an aesthetic society, we often demonise body fat and stigmatise people with lots of it. There’s often an assumption that people carrying excess weight...
loneliness is a social cancer, every bit as alarming as cancer itself

Loneliness is a social cancer, every bit as alarming as cancer itself

Young adults and people living in the inner city are among those most likely to be lonely, according to the ABC’s Australia Talks project.  Image from www.shutterstock.com The ABC’s Australia Talks project aims to stimulate a conversation...
if dr google’s making you sick with worry, there’s help

If Dr Google’s making you sick with worry, there’s help

Your twitching eye is more likely to be due to staring at a screen for too long rather than some serious illness. from www.shutterstock.com It’s a busy day at the office and your left eye...