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Your waist and weight – are they putting your health at risk?

Are you a healthy weight? You can get an indication by measuring your waistline or calculating your BMI - or preferably doing both. Find out more about these commonly used methods and explore what they mean for you and your health.

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More control over your hospital stay

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Ovarian cancer: recognising the symptoms

Did you know 1500 Australian women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year and three out of four are diagnosed in the advanced stages of the disease? Lets talk about ovarian cancer and the symptoms to look out for.

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Lifestyle & Dementia

Use it or lose it: lifestyle & dementia Dementia affects more than 300,000 Australians and though there is currently no cure, there are things you can do to delay its onset. Here we look at simple things you can do in middle age to keep dementia at bay.

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Preventing cervical cancer

A quick and easy test can prevent 1,200 cases of cervical cancer every year, so why are Pap smears such a sensitive subject?

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Inactivity Impacts Women's Health

From the age of 30, physical inactivity exerts a greater impact on a women's lifetime risk of developing heart disease than other well-known risk factors, including being overweight.

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Taking Care Of Your Mental Health During Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be an exciting time in your life, but it can also involve a great deal of worry and stress.

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Feeding Babies: From Breast To Beyond

The latest Australian dietary guidelines haven't ignored the youngest members of society, devoting an entire edition to babies under the age of 12 months.

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Activity Promotes Better Sleep For Menopausal Women

Regular activity could be the key to a better night's sleep for women who experience hot flashes or night sweats during menopause.

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When Resistance Is Good

When it comes to troublesome anxiety, regularly tackling some resistance training may be just what the doctor ordered.

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Switch Off To Reduce Depression Risk

Ladies, if you want to reduce your risk for depression, turn off your TV and get moving – that's the message from the authors of a long-term study.

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Coffee May Lower Depression Risk

Many of us swear by the power of coffee, but it seems it may have more to offer than a simple kick-start the day. Research has revealed it may also reduce the risk of depression – at least in women.

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Diet Plus Exercise Most Effective For Weight Loss

Study finds that when it comes to losing weight, combining diet and exercise is more effective than either strategy alone.

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Head Off Hip Fractures

Study finds structured home-based exercises may protect high-risk elderly women from hip fractures and disability.

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Pedal Power For Weight Control

Cycling helps women control their weight during their 30’s and 40’s ... and yes, it works for men too!

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