How to protect yourself from salmonella poisoning

3 September, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Health experts have flagged a recent rise in salmonella poisoning caused by backyard chooks. Which other common culprits should you watch out for?

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How spacers can help improve delivery of your asthma medication

30 August, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

It is generally recommended that anyone using a puffer, including adults, should be using a spacer with their medication. Here’s why.

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Drunkorexia: The dangers of alarming drinking trend

13 August, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Skipping meals before binge-drinking, or exercising solely to offset alcohol-induced calories – ‘drunkorexia’ is becoming more common, and it is worrying experts.

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6 compelling reasons to register as an organ donor

25 July, 2020 . by Michelle Rose

Thought about signing up as an organ donor, but haven’t done anything about it yet? Here’s why you should.

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Is alcohol affecting your appearance?

17 July, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

From your skin to your eyes and weight, drinking alcohol could be impacting the way you look more than you realise.

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How to look after yourself if you get coronavirus

16 July, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

The severity of COVID-19 varies from person to person, so many who battle it will not need to go to hospital. Here’s what to do if you are well enough…

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Coronavirus outbreak: What you need to know about face masks

11 July, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

They have become synonymous with efforts to fight against the spread of coronavirus. But you are not alone if you are still confused about the different types.

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Waist size or BMI: Which is a better indicator of health?

9 July, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

It’s no secret that carrying too much weight increases the risk of health problems, but should you focus on BMI or waist size to figure out where you stand?

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‘It’s only a matter of time until another serious incident occurs’

6 July, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

A faulty gas heater claimed her young sons’ lives, and nearly her own. A decade on, Vanessa Robinson wants to ensure other families are safe from the silent killer.

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How alcohol harms your immune system

30 June, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Drinking too much, too often, can take a toll on your immunity. Here’s what you need to know.

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