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  • Articles tagged Health and Wellbeing (9)

    Linda's Live Better story

    Live Better keeps me accountable daily by allowing me to track exactly what activities I am doing, whether going to the gym, drinking 8 glasses of water per day, eating healthy food or taking a 30-minute walk.

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    Medibank sees significant increase in calls from New South Wales and ACT for breathing problems

    Since the early arrival of the nation’s bushfire season in October, calls related to wheezing, asthma and breathing problems have steadily increased in New South Wales and the ACT.

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    Australia’s challenging health report card

    The new national report card on Australia’s health is a confronting glimpse of what’s facing our health system over the next decade. This report should be a call to action on the power of prevention over cure.

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    Action needed on the health and wellbeing of Australian workers

    New data has raised questions about the health and wellbeing of Australian workers.

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    We’re not doing enough for Australia’s seriously mentally ill

    Despite Australia’s recent elevation to the top five world health systems, we still have significant inequity in the medical and social care available for those with serious mental illnesses, especially for those living in regional Australia.

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    “It changed my life” – new pilot program ridding Australians of chronic knee pain

    An Australian-first pilot program exploring whether diet and exercise can be effective in helping patients with chronic knee pain has seen one participant lose 22kg, avoid surgery, and return to marathon running.

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    Medibank and Smiling Mind partner to bring mindfulness to more families

    A new partnership with Medibank and Smiling Mind expected to reach millions of Australians with mindfulness meditation tools

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    New Medibank research on why ‘self-care’ can be better for the whole family

    According to the Medibank data, Australian parents are likely to tick all the right boxes when it comes to the health of their children, but sometimes this comes at the expense of their own wellbeing

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