What we know so far about the new coronavirus

24 January, 2020 . by Michelle Rose

A new strain of coronavirus, first reported in China in January, is being closely monitored by health authorities. Here’s what you need to know about the respiratory illness.

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‘Shockingly’ easy: Busting the myths around public access defibrillators

23 January, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

It can be easier than you think to save the life of someone suffering a cardiac arrest.

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What is causing my child’s skin allergy?

18 January, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Some everyday products can trigger skin reactions in children, so avoiding these top allergy causes can provide some welcome relief. 

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How can bushfire smoke affect your health?

15 January, 2020 . by Michelle Rose

With bushfire smoke haze blanketing parts of Australia, there are a few things you should do to reduce health risks.

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The best things we’ve learnt about health in 2019

22 December, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

We’ve become a little wiser about our health this year, as science has found new ways to help us live longer and better.

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New alcohol guidelines rethink how much is safe to drink

16 December, 2019 . by Michelle Rose

Australians are being warned to cut the number of alcoholic drinks they consume each week, in the first review of official health guidelines in 10 years.

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The top health killers of women

28 November, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

These are the key health threats facing Australian women in 2019.

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Is vaping safe? What to know about e-cigarettes

23 November, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

It’s been touted as a way to help smokers kick the habit, but vaping has also been linked to deaths and lung disease. So is it worth the risk?

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Is it safe to take paracetamol during pregnancy?

14 November, 2019 . by Michelle Rose

A new study links paracetamol use in pregnancy to an increased risk of autism and ADHD in children, but is there really any cause for concern?

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The incredible ways medicinal cannabis changed my life

19 October, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

For 20 years, Warren Schell suffered unrelenting pain 24 hours a day. Then it was gone in almost an instant.

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