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Clenching and grinding: How jaw pain can be treated

Jaw problems need attention from your dentist and physio.

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4 simple ways to make your work day better

Small things could be impacting your wellbeing at work, Medibank Medical Director Dr Cheng explains.

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The importance of cross-cultural cancer communications

The Cancer Council Victoria explains why knowledge is power.

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Overwhelmed? Here’s how to beat stress and find focus

Psychologist Alison Hill shares how to boost productivity – and your wellbeing.

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Should you include dairy in your diet?

Dairy – good or bad? Dietitian Joel Feren busts a few myths.

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Why exercise recovery hurts – and what helps

Professor David Cameron-Smith explains the science of post-workout soreness.

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Could exercise help beat ovarian cancer?

New studies show promising signs, says Dr Tim Crowe.

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The best way to prevent hearing loss

Professor David Ryugo from the Garvan Institute shares some expert tips.

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How often should you poo?

What's normal? Dietitian Simone Austin shares how to improve your diet for movement and frequency.

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The real way to slim down and improve your diet

Forget quick fixes and miracle cleanses. Dietitian Emma Stubbs shares seven smarter tips.

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10 tips for healthy festive eating

Have your mince pie and eat it too. Dietitian Simone Austin shares a few tips.

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Want stronger bones? This exercise will help

Bones need more than just calcium to stay strong. Here's how exercise can help prevent osteo issues.

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Bowel cancer: 5 facts every man should know

Bowel symptoms aren't a fun topic of conversation – but knowing the facts could save your life.

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5 signs you might need to see a podiatrist

Podiatrist Emily Smith explains how some common issues can be treated.

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How to support a loved one through cancer

Here's how to support a loved one through difficult times.

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Your 5-minute plan for a healthier day

Ask yourself these four questions each morning and set your day on the right track.

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Sun protection clothing: A stylish way to stay sun-smart

Sun smart dressing doesn’t have to mean rash vests and legionnaire hats.

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The easiest way to create a new habit

It's easy to put off making healthy changes if they seem like a lot of work.

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How to help young athletes manage training load

Managing load to avoid injury and burn out is essential for young athletes.

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How stress can cause jaw pain and how to relieve it

Physiotherapist Michael Chan explains how stress and tension can cause jaw pain.

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The real reason you feel hungry

Professor David Cameron-Smith explores how hunger works.

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Why sun safety matters in spring

Being sun smart isn't just for the heat of summer. Stay aware of the UV risk with these tips.

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Understanding FODMAPS and IBS

Do you suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Take some advice from dietitian Chloe McLeod

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Do you really need vitamin supplements?

Nutrition expert Professor Tim Crowe explores when vitamins and supplements can improve nutrition.

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Why you should try TRX suspension training

Ready to challenge your body with a fun, strength-building workout?

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The best foods to eat before and after your workout

Boost your energy before you start, then nourish and replenish for recovery.

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Immunotherapy and cancer treatment

The power of the immune system can play a vital role in the development of new cancer treatments.

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The secret to making high heels more comfortable

Podiatrist Emily Smith shares a few tips for reducing foot pain.

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When clean eating goes too far

Psychologist Loren Byford takes a look at the development of orthorexia and eating disorders.

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10 ways to treat hayfever

Dr David Ng shares things that may help soothe those sore eyes and fight off spring itchiness.

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8 things you should know about preventing disease

How can you lower your risk of common health conditions?

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10 ways to reach your running goals

Go the distance and seamlessly achieve your running goals – while protecting your body from injury.

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How to build mental resilience

Life has a habit of testing our limits - mental resilience is your chance to bounce back.

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Caring for braces

Braces will be your best friend (once they’re off your teeth). Here’s a few tips for the meantime.

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Eating for a healthy heart

Make heart-friendly food choices for a healthy heart by following these simple guidelines.

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Exercise for mental health treatment

Anxiety and depression can be exhausting, but exercise is one fantastic way of fighting back.

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What pro athletes really eat

Learn why you don't need to make drastic life changes to eat a healthy, balanced diet.

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Food to fuel your snow trip

Quality carbohydrates and rehydration could be the key to enjoying your snow trip.

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Laser eye surgery alternatives

Laser surgery not an option? Here are some alternatives.

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Warm up with Chinese medicine

Take time for self-care this winter with nourishing foods, energising movement and deep reflection.

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A guide to good guts

Protecting your gut bacteria with healthy food is vital to overall health.

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What are macronutrients?

So what exactly are macronutrients? We've got the lowdown.

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Why gum health matters

Did you know healthy gums prevent heart disease, memory loss and diabetes? Here's to flossing!

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The best immunity-boosting foods

Want to avoid the dreaded flu this winter? Try these immunity-boosters to strengthen your defenses.

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10 tips for diabetes-friendly food

Top ten food tips to manage or prevent diabetes and enjoy a healthy life.

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10 things you need to know about the body

Our bodies are complex, mysterious, miraculous things. Dr Bridie O'Donnell tells us how they tick.

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10 things you need to know about the mind

Psychologist Emily Toner takes us inside this mysterious mass of nerves and fibres in our heads.

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5 ways to treat sports injuries

Physiotherapist Kara Demmrich gives advice on how to treat sports injuries.

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The real reasons you’re craving sugar

Here's how to understand and outsmart those sugar cravings.

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Carbohydrates: Good or bad?

Confused whether carbs are good or bad? We break it down here.

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Myopia: Myths and facts about short-sightedness

What’s the best way to manage myopia? Professor Kathryn Rose explains the facts of short-sightedness

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Why vegetables are the real superfoods

The health benefits of vegetables are here to stay.

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Your child’s emotional development – and how to enhance it

Psychologist Stuart Passmore shares his advice for parenting for a happier home.

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Do you really need to quit sugar?

Thinking about quitting sugar? Here are some tips on the best ways to manage sugar intake.

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Flowing vitality: The Chinese medicine approach to exercise

How to balance gentle movement and intense exercise for energy, flow and nourishment.

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Sleep better: 6 ways to improve your slumber

From heart disease to diabetes; Dr Cheng explains how sleep deprivation affects you.

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Food principles for diabetes management

Diabetes is a condition in which your body can’t regulate the amount of glucose in your blood.

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How to relieve foot and heel pain

Sports podiatrist Emily Smith gives advice on how to treat foot and heel pain.

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How taste works

Interested to know how your taste buds work? We talk to the experts

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On-screen dementia support

Support for dementia is evolving - meet telehealth technology; the future of dementia care.

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Protect your hearing

Your hearing is precious. Take some simple steps now to help prevent noise-induced damage over time.

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How a healthy diet can prevent chronic disease

Chronic disease is often discussed in terms of four major disease groups

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The real deal on meat and cancer

We've got the truth about meat and cancer

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How to quit smoking

Quitting is hard, but trying again is always worth it. Quit Victoria’s Dr White is here to help.

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Australians want to know more about private health insurance

Is the private healthcare sector too difficult to understand? Here’s what Australian’s want to know.

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Building a better brain

Brain fitness is a lifelong commitment to health and wellbeing - Dr Brockis shares her top fit tips.

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6 ways to beat menstrual cravings

You’re too busy to deal with cramps and cravings once a month - here’s how to beat them off.

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The power of beetroots

Can beetroots help you work out harder, faster, better? Professor Tim Crowe explains the benefits

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6 ways exercise changes your brain

Dr Brockis explains how getting your blood pumping boosts your mood, focus and mental performance.

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Myokines: The secret way exercise boosts your health

Professor Mark Febbraio explains how exercising helps you stay healthy in more ways than one.

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Is breakfast really the most important meal?

How much does breakfast really matter for health and weight loss? Dietitian Tim Cassettari explains

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Sun safety: How to protect your eyes

Your vision is unique - Opthamologist Gerard Sutton explains how and why you should protect it.

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The brain-boosting diet

Nourish your brain for better focus, memory and mood with these delicious and nutritious foods.

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Why moderation is the key to wellbeing

Dietitian Daniel Thomson shares some advice for navigating your path to health.

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5 reasons not to cut grains from your diet

Fibre-rich whole grains are vital to a balanced diet. Accredited Dietitan Tim Cassettari explains

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This running technique improves your form (and your glutes)

How a simple tweak to your running form can lead to better results.

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How to stay hydrated

Don’t wait for thirst to hit: keep fluids up throughout the day for optimal mind and body function.

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5 ancient grains to add to your plate

Accredited Practising Dietitian Sanchia Parker reviews the best ancient grains to add to your diet.

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What Cadel Evans can teach us about riding better

Cadel Evans offers biking wisdom and the best spots to hop on two wheels around Australia.

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Natural after-sun remedies

Soothe and protect your skin this summer with remedies from Chinese medicine.

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A better way to manage chronic disease

With data showing 62% of Australians have a chronic health condition, it’s time for a new approach.

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How to reduce your baby’s risk of food allergies

Here’s how you can lower your child’s risk of food allergies and intolerances

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Personalised medicine

Personalised medicine is promising: Here’s how genome sequencing changes the future of healthcare.

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5 ways to keep your brain fit – and why it matters

Good brain fitness gives you the power to perform at your best. Here's how to stay sharp

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Digital technology for mental health

How apps and technology can be harnessed to help improve our mental health and wellbeing

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Recovering from injury

How injury can help you alter behaviour, address structural weakness and adopt a proactive approach.

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The best exercise for strong bones

Belinda Beck, director at The Bone Clinic, looks at the best exercise for strong bones.

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Meet the meats

How much red meat should you eat? We take a closer look at meat and its juicy goodness

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How body fat works

Professor David Cameron-Smith explains how our bodies store excess fat

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How to treat sinusitis with Chinese medicine

Feeling sniffly? Herbal remedies and acupuncture can help relieve symptoms of sinusitis this spring.

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How fermented foods can boost your health

Another over-hyped fad? Not quite. There is some good science behind the fever for fermented food

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The ageing eye

How the inner workings of the eye change over time – and what it means for your vision.

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How can hearing loss be treated?

Frustrated with hearing loss? Here’s how modern cochlear technology can help relieve your problems.

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5 simple ways to cut back on sugar

Sweeten the deal naturally – here's how to reduce added sugar in your diet

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The Cadel Evans GymBetter Bike Training Guide

A workout plan to get you riding harder, faster, better.

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Making after-hospital care less painful

Ever left hospital feeling confused and unsupported? Here’s how Medibank plans to change that.

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A diet to fight arthritis

Feeling creaky? Learn how an anti-inflammatory diet can help reduce the symptoms of arthritis.

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What is antibiotic resistance?

This cold and flu season, Dr Boyden explains why overuse of antibiotics can do more harm than good.

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Recommended reading - Travelling in Australia

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10 reasons to visit the Gold Coast this winter

Retreat from the winter chill to the balmy Gold Coast – here are the top things to do on your stay.

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2 Days In Uluru

A spiritual mini-break to visit Australia’s most famous rock is easier than you’d think.

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7 ways to spend a weekend in Brisbane

Here’s a handful of ideas for making the most of your visit to Brisbane.

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Australia’s 7 best places for a family bike ride

Get pedalling as a family in these gorgeous locations around Australia.

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8 breathtaking hiking trails around Australia

Discover your love for the great outdoors with this list of stunning hiking trails.

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The 10 best hiking trails around Australia

Here are some of the most picturesque hiking trails around Australia.

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Bright travels

Experience the Victorian High Country at its most colourful.

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The best places to ski in Australia

Here are some of the best spots in Australia for a snow trip.

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Escape to the Blue Mountains

Breathe in that clear mountain air, refresh and rejuvenate: discover the beauty of Katoomba.

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Walking in Tasmania

Helen Collier describes a trek through Tasmania's Tarkine wilderness.

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Top 8 summer weekend getaways

No matter where you live in Australia, here are the top weekend getaways close to your home city.

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Mind, body and soul in Tasmania

Regular mini breaks can be a refreshing, cost-effective way to recharge.

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Meet my city: Sydney

Sydney local Adam tours us round the best places to swim, jog, cycle and find some peace and quiet.

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