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Avoid a sizzling sunburn this summer

Spending time in the summer sunshine is an Australian pastime, but if you’re not careful you could end up with a nasty sunburn or, even worse, skin cancer. Here we look at sunburn and what you can do to protect yourself.

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Beating belly fat for better health

It should come as no surprise that being overweight or obese has serious health implications, but more than six out of 10 Australian adults are just that. Here we look at the impact of abdominal obesity and what you can do to beat the bulge.

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Separating fad from fit: the top fitness trends for 2015

In a world of fad diets and get-fit-quick schemes, it’s sometimes hard to distinguish genuine exercise trends from fleeting fitness fads. Here we look at the top fitness trends in 2015 to help you invest in your health and fitness for the long term – ...

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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 and managing Diabetes

Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition in Australia but many cases of diabetes can be prevented by making healthier lifestyle choices. Read about diabetes and your level of risk, and find out what you can do to prevent it.

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New Year’s resolutions

A healthy New Year is a happy New Year: sticking to your resolutions in 2015 How many times have you made healthy New Year’s resolutions, only to revert back to bad habits before the end of January? Here we look at setting goals and sticking to them ...

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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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How to work out harder and smarter

With summer fast approaching, it’s time to shed the winter kilos and get active. Read about exercise techniques to help you see results sooner, including interval training, Tabata and compound exercises, as well as the benefits of exercising outside.

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Stay Healthy and happy this festive season

Filled with tempting treats and plentiful parties, the silly season can be a danger zone when it comes to keeping up our healthy habits.

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Binge Drinking

Binge drinking is a major health concern for young Australians, and with thousands of school leavers celebrating their newfound independence, it’s important they understand the risks of getting drunk.

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mens health and prostate cancer

Did you know prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australian men? Every year in Australia, about 20,000 new cases are diagnosed and about 3,000 men die from the disease. With Movember in full swing, an annual campaign to get people ...

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Dealing with diabetes

Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition in Australia but many cases of diabetes can be prevented by making healthier lifestyle choices. Read about diabetes and your level of risk, and find out what you can do to prevent it.

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Running towards a healthier you

Running is one of the oldest and most effective forms of exercise, but getting started is the hardest part. Read about the benefits of running for your physical and mental health. There are also helpful tips to prepare for your first fun run.

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use it or lose it: preventing age-related muscle decline

Strength training is an important activity to prevent age-related muscle decline, also known as sarcopenia.

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liver health and coffee

Did you know drinking coffee can help prevent liver diseases?

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