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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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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Who is most at risk of developing a serious coronavirus case?

21 April, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

For many, coronavirus symptoms are akin to having a cold or mild flu. But the disease does pose a greater threat to some people – this is what you need…

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What we know so far about COVID-19

24 March, 2020 . by Michelle Rose

In just a few months, coronavirus has become a global pandemic. Here’s what you need to know about the fast-spreading COVID-19.

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‘Ovarian cancer was brutal, but it made me’

4 February, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Maree Taifalos was diagnosed with ovarian cancer just after her 21st birthday. Eight years later, she’s not only healthy – she’s grateful for what her cancer taught her.

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Things to do instead of drinking alcohol

3 February, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Cutting back on booze can be a real challenge. This is why it’s so hard to quit –  and how to stay ‘dry’ if the going gets tough.

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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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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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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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