The new diet advice for a healthy heart

22 August, 2019 . by Michelle Rose

Cheese, eggs and full-fat milk are in, but red meat is out – the Heart Foundation’s revamped rules for what you should and shouldn’t eat contain a few surprises.


From branch to bottle: Why the olive leaf is a powerful source of wellness

19 August, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Extra virgin olive oil is hailed for its health benefits – but it’s not the only way the olive tree can help keep us fighting fit.


‘I felt like Frankenstein’: What it’s like to wait for an organ donation

30 July, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Clare Duggan was spending hours a day on dialysis and giving up on life when she received a precious gift from a stranger.


Six things you’d never dream about ear wax

20 July, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

You might find it gross, but turns out that ear wax – the sticky yellow ooze that protects our ear canal – can tell us a lot about ourselves.


Why is being sober so taboo?

1 July, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

When did saying no to alcohol become such a big deal? We ask the experts to weigh in.


‘Our sons are alive thanks to blood donors’

14 June, 2019 . by Michelle Rose

A single blood donation can save up to three lives – so why aren’t more of us doing it? 


The top 5 health concerns for men

11 June, 2019 . by Michelle Rose

The risk of being diagnosed with the biggest killer illnesses is significantly decreased with early intervention. So what should men look out for?


What you need to know about the flu vaccine in 2019

30 April, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

After one of the worst summer flu season in years, Australians are being warned not to be complacent about vaccinations and hygiene as we head into autumn and winter.


Are you at risk? Measles spike prompts immunisation warnings

24 April, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

With the number of measles cases in Australia surging towards a five-year high, we’re being urged to check our immunisation history. 


The little-known energy source you need to know about

8 April, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

It turns out one of the keys to maintaining energy as we age is a powerful antioxidant found in every single cell of our bodies. With the unusual name “Ubiquinol.”