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Exercising With Chronic Lung Conditions

When you're living with lung disease, there are times when every breath is a struggle. But that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a healthy, active lifestyle.

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Exercise – How Much; How Often?

Can exercising for just a few days a week give the same health benefits as exercising more often?

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Preserving Muscle Health As You Age

When it comes to the physical signs of getting older, things like wrinkles and grey hair spring to mind. But in reality the ageing process affects virtually every organ in our body – and muscles are no exception.

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Vegetarian Vitality Verified

In recent years, several studies have reported an association between eating red meat and an increased risk of earlier death. So does that mean a vegetarian diet will make you live longer?

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When Children Don't – Or Won't – Sleep

The bleary eyes and vague stare so common in parents of newborns highlights just how little truth there is to the saying 'sleeping like a baby'. But sleep problems aren't just limited to babies – they're really common in children of all ages.

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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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Managing Diabetes In Elderly People

Living with diabetes can be difficult at the best of times, but it's even more challenging when you're elderly.

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Managing Chronic Pain

Living with chronic pain can be a real battle, regardless of the cause. But if you think popping painkillers is your only option for relief, think again – pain management strategies have come a long way in recent years.

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Tackling Obesity In Children

As a nation we're getting heavier, and it's not just the adults – around a quarter of Aussie kids are overweight and an estimated 6–8 per cent are obese. So what can we do about it?

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Helping Children Cope With Grief & Loss

Whether it's the loss of a parent, grandparent, sibling, friend or even a family pet, most children will experience grief and loss at some point. So what can you do to help them cope?

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Development Concerns In Early Childhood

Raising a child is rewarding, but it can be really challenging, too. It can be particularly worrying when you are concerned that your child isn't developing normally.

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Childhood Behaviour Problems

Even the best behaved children can be difficult to manage at times, but children with behavioural problems can be particularly challenging for their parents, families and teachers.

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Childhood Allergies

Allergies are really common in kids, with around 40 per cent affected at some stage during their childhood.

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Acne – What Can I Do About It?

Pimples, zits, spots or simply acne – whatever you choose to call those angry red bumps that erupt at the worst possible time, there is no disputing the fact they're unpleasant.

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Depression & Other Mood Disorders

It's perfectly normal to feel sad or low from time to time, but if these feelings persist for more than a couple of weeks or are really intense for no apparent reason, it's possible you may have depression or another form of mood disorder.

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