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Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Why A Routine Trip To The GP Leaves Me Mentally And Emotionally Shaken

6 min read

“Just relax,” he says.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Finland Is Once Again The Happiest Country In The World

1 min read

For a second year running Finland is the world's happiest country according to an annual survey.

World

World

Sugary Drinks Linked To 31 Percent Higher Risk Of Death: Study

2 min read

New research offers yet another reason to avoid sugary drinks.

World

World

Woman Injects Herself With Fruit Juice To Get Healthy, Nearly Dies

1 min read

A 51-year-old woman on a health kick made a smoothie from 20 different fruits and then injected the concoction into her body.

Health

Health

How Many Eggs Should We Actually Be Eating Per Week?

4 min read

A new, large study may serve up some confusing advice for egg lovers.

Health

Health

Influenza Outbreak: Victorian Child Dies From The Flu

1 min read

A Victorian child has died during an outbreak of influenza over the summer season.

National

National

Pete Evans Is Now Spruiking 'Important' Anti-Vaxxer Views And WTF?

3 min read

We regret to inform you that Pete Evans is at it again.

Dr Nikki Stamp

Dr Nikki Stamp

Food Is Not Medicine, And You Should Never Confuse The Two

4 min read

Medicine (noun); a substance, especially in the form of a liquid or pill that is a treatment for illness or injury.

News

News

Button Batteries Sending 20 Kids To Emergency Rooms A Week

3 min read

Button batteries are putting children's lives at risk, according to consumer watchdog Choice.

Jane Caro

Jane Caro

A Woman Is Not A Container For A Man's Baby

5 min read

What is the moral situation when a man has sex with a woman and, if she becomes pregnant and chooses to terminate the pregnancy, decides to use the courts to punish those who provided the abortion?

Peter Shmigel

Peter Shmigel

Why People Would Be Happier If They Were More Like Drones

4 min read

Our skies and our Instagram feeds seem to be filled with drones nowadays.

National

National

NRL Wife Hosting $200 'Informative' Anti-Vax Workshops

2 min read

Taylor Winterstein, wife of NRL player Frank Winterstein, has gone public with her controversial stance against vaccinations.

World

World

Six-Year-Old Boy Almost Died Of Tetanus After Parents Refuse Vaccinations

5 min read

It's the first case of tetanus in the state of Oregon in more than 30 years.

Health

Health

The Debilitating Life Of A Migraine Sufferer: 25 Excruciating Days A Month

3 min read

Since she was eight years old, 21-year-old Janie Abiharb has woken up most days with a throbbing migraine, causing a dull ache on one side of her head.

Health

Health

Girl Born With No Hearing Now Fluent In Two Languages

2 min read

Hana Hollowell's English-speaking father and Japanese-speaking mother assumed their unborn child would speak both their mother tongues, but things changed two days after she was born.

Stacey June

Stacey June

FFS Why Are There So Many Acronyms When It Comes To Getting Pregnant?

4 min read

"I'm a FTM that needs to AIH via IUI. My DH/OH and I can’t DTD and yesterday I got a BFN via HPT. It sucked hard.

Good News

Good News

The Country Town Dancing And Singing To Lure More Doctors

2 min read

The shortage of medical practitioners in rural and remote Australia has been a problem for a long time -- so one town has taken matters into its own (jazz) hands.

Health

Health

Why More Young People Are Having Strokes

3 min read

Strokes kill more women than breast cancer and more men than prostate cancer.

Health

Health

An HIV Patient Has Been Cleared Of The Virus For Just The Second Time Ever

3 min read

A patient appears to have been cured of HIV, offering researchers fresh hope the virus could one day be eliminated. 

Jack Laurence

Jack Laurence

How The Hell Did Our Parents Keep Us Alive Without Google?

3 min read

On December 13, 2018 at 6.17pm my daughter was born. By 6.45pm I had Googled “What is a sacral dimple?”

Politics

Politics

Aussie Voters Worried About Health & Immigration

1 min read

New polling shows voters are concerned about health and immigration but not so worried about defence and national security.

The Project

The Project

Why You Can’t Catch Up On Sleep During The Weekend

1 min read

New research shows that those weekend sleep-ins aren't helping with the sleep you lost Monday to Friday.

National

National

'I Couldn't Save My Son': Calls To Fix Autism Death Rates

3 min read

WARNING: This story contains a discussion of suicide and suicidality. 

Health

Health

Man Gets 22-Hour-Long Erection From Tanning Injection

2 min read

In eye-watering news, a Scottish man injected himself with tanning supplement Melanotan and -- well -- his penis wasn't happy.

Katie Horneshaw

Katie Horneshaw

Anti-Vaxxers Threaten My Son’s Health But Have Him To Thank For Theirs

7 min read

The internet erupted into a furore last week when Shanelle Cartwright, wife of footy player Bryce Cartwright, went public with her decision not to vaccinate either of her kids.

Health

Health

Blueberries Can Help Lower Blood Pressure

2 min read

A new study has found that eating 200g of blueberries every day for a month can lead to a decrease in systolic blood pressure in healthy people.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

Organ Donation Should Be Compulsory Unless You Opt Out

6 min read

When I flipped open my laptop to start typing up a piece on organ donation, it was going to be a no brainer: Australia should, surely, move to an opt-out system. This, I assumed, would widen the pool of donors and save lives.

Health

Health

Being Attentive Can Improve Partner's Health & Life Expectancy

1 min read

Having an attentive partner can significantly improve a person's long-term health and even life expectancy, new research suggests.

Views

Views

I'll Never Feel Guilty For What I Eat, And Neither Should You

3 min read

Should we replace the word 'guilt' when it comes to what we eat?

National

National

Outrage Over 'Deeply Disturbing' Video Of Chiropractor Treating Baby

2 min read

The Victorian health minister is "deeply disturbed" by a video showing a Melbourne chiropractor performing controversial spinal treatment on a two-week-old baby. 

Life

Life

Forget About Shampoo, It's Time For Shampee

2 min read

Apparently taking a golden shower is good for your hair... and no this isn't a piss take.

James Norman

James Norman

The Surprising Term Searched In Australia More Than Anywhere Else On Earth

4 min read

Anyone who has grown up in Australia will remember the catchy old Holden advertisements with the jingle 'Football, Meat pies, Kangaroos and Holden cars'.

News

News

Graphic New Ad Warns Of Link Between Alcohol and Cancer

2 min read

Drinking alcohol is giving more than 3,200 Aussies cancer each year and a new ad is aimed at showing the realities of what alcohol actually does to your body.

Health

Health

Aussie Scientists Have Figured Out A Way To Stop Our Memory-Based Fears

2 min read

Researchers at the University of Queensland have discovered a way to modify our DNA to help inhibit fears generated by experience-based memories.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Denise Drysdale Reveals The Biggest Battle She Has Ever Faced

1 min read

Studio 10 co-host Denise Drysdale has opened up about her struggle to regain her confidence after battling a series of health issues over the past few months.

Catherine Hughes

Catherine Hughes

I Never Imagined My Baby's Death Would Make Me The Target Of Anti-Vaxxers

6 min read

“Shut up and grieve like a normal person.”

Health

Health

Scientists Explain Why Your Sunday Roast Could Be Killing You

2 min read

According to research from the University of Colorado, the chemicals released while cooking a roast could make household air more polluted and "worse than Dehli".

Health

Health

Science Agrees Women Are Stronger Than Men

2 min read

A new study shows that women are stronger and now they've worked out why.

Health

Health

Pea-Sized Device Treating Heart Defects In Tiniest Of Babies

1 min read

Irie and Judah Felkner may seem like typical toddlers now, but the twins have been through a lot in their young lives.

Health

Health

Stroke In A Can? New Soft Drink Study Has Some Pretty Dire Findings

3 min read

Bad news for anyone who downs diet drinks, with new research suggesting that two or more of these beverages a day could increase their risk of stroke, heart disease, and early death.

Life

Life

Meet The Woman With No Memory Who Needs Daily Updates From Her Husband

5 min read

In May 2012 Catherine Harding lost her memory, and every day since then she has had to start her life anew.

Koraly Dimitriadis

Koraly Dimitriadis

My Pregnancy Was A Nightmare. Here's What Every Expecting Mum Should Know.

6 min read

My Facebook feed has many glowing baby bumps.

Health

Health

New Weight Loss Pill Approved For Use In Australia

3 min read

The listing of the drug, Contrave, on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods now lifts the number of obesity drugs available from three to four.

World

World

Teen Defies Mother And Gets Vaccinated After Turning To Strangers Online

1 min read

High school senior Ethan Lindenberger recently defied his mother and got vaccinated, saying his parents' misguided beliefs put his health, and the health of his younger siblings, at risk.

Health

Health

Study Claims Eating Delicious Things Like Ice Cream and Chips Might Cut Your Life Short

3 min read

New research from France suggests that ultraprocessed foods may increase the risk of early death.

Features

Features

The People Who Can’t Stand Everyday Sounds

1 min read

Up to 20 percent of the population are thought to be affected by some form of misophonia: an intense negative reaction to sounds.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Ozzy Osbourne 'Breathing On His Own' After Hospitalisation

2 min read

Sharon Osbourne has spoken out on rocker hubby Ozzy Osbourne's condition following a health scare that saw him admitted to intensive care.

Life

Life

Barbie Introduces New Dolls With Wheelchairs And Prosthetic Limbs

1 min read

Toymaker Mattel has now introduced a new and inclusive range of their icon Barbie doll -- which now comes in a wheelchair and has a prosthetic leg.

Politics

Politics

The Forgotten Victims In The Offshore Processing Debate: 'I Wish I Died In The Boat'

4 min read

As politicians continue to debate over the future of medical transfers, a few dozen refugees are sitting in a PNG hospital, awaiting medical treatment.

Health

Health

Eight Super Gross But Surprisingly Helpful Facts About Earwax

5 min read

Earwax removal expert and founder of Earworx, registered nurse Lisa Hellwege was only too happy to gross up out, er... educate us on the ins and outs of our ears.

News

News

ISIS And Anti-Vaxxers To Blame For Global Measles Outbreak

5 min read

The small but loud anti-vaccination lobby is not the only one wearing the blame for the "alarming" global measles outbreak. Experts says the Islamic State has played a role too.

Lana Hirschowitz

Lana Hirschowitz

This New Period Emoji Is Bloody Ridiculous. Period.

3 min read

There is always much excitement when new emojis are released (🎉🎩😍) and the latest emoji update set for release in April is no different.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Fans Concerned As Ozzy Osbourne Is Hospitalised

1 min read

Musician Ozzy Osbourne has been admitted to the hospital after flu complications, his wife Sharon Osbourne tweeted.

Life

Life

Talc, Butter Containers And Juice Bottles: Here's How To Stop Creepy Crawlies

1 min read

If you're scared of cockroaches, over ants and hate spiders there are some very clever ways to get rid of them -- without chemicals.

Views

Views

Considering Using IVF To Have A Baby? Here’s What You Need To Know

6 min read

If it’s not you, perhaps it’s someone you know.

Life

Life

Study Finds Women's Brains Appear Years Younger Than Men's

1 min read

Women tend to outlive men and stay mentally sharp longer, and a new study could explain why: female brains appear on average about three years younger.

National

National

Fears Children Falling 'Dangerously Ill' From Nicotine Poisoning

5 min read

As the amount of people smoking e-cigarettes increases, so too does the fear people are being poisoned by them.

Health

Health

These Are The Best Fitness Apps To Try Right Now

5 min read

If your New Year's fitness resolution has fallen by the wayside, fear not. We've found the best fitness apps to kickstart your heart.

Style

Style

What's Safer -- Lash Extensions, False Lashes Or Neither?

4 min read

We quizzed two experts about the pros and cons of two popular false lash options -- false eyelash kits and lash extensions.

National

National

Measles Case Hits Perth's CBD

1 min read

A Perth measles diagnosis has prompted a warning for city-dwellers to watch for symptoms of the contagious disease.

National

National

WATCH: Huge Rat Runs Inside Popular Westfield Restaurant

2 min read

Popular Taiwanese restaurant chain Din Tai Fung has apologised to customers after a large rat scurrying through one of its restaurants was captured in a social media video.

Good News

Good News

A Brain Disease Took Over Her Life And Nobody Believed Her

2 min read

At 14 years old, Mariana Tana started getting headaches, tremors and pain in her back and shoulders.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Chezzi Denyer Reveals Why She Hit Back At A Photo Of Her 'Dimply Arse'

2 min read

Grant Denyer's wife Chezzi has spoken out about why she posted a paparazzi photo of her 'unprepared' body.

Health

Health

Do You Wear A Hair Tie On Your Wrist? Then You Need To Read This

2 min read

A US doctor has warned those of us who wear hair ties around our wrists to take special notice of the mark it leaves behind when we take it off.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Kicked Off Flight For Rant About Sitting Between 'Two Big Pigs'

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Health

Health

You May Want To Look At How Much Sunscreen You're Using

3 min read

If you're not applying sunscreen every time you walk out the door, then you're actually not using it correctly.

Health

Health

Study Links Gum Disease-Causing Bacteria To Alzheimer's

4 min read

Researchers say they've found more evidence linking bacteria found in a common type of gum disease to dementia.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

Looking Good Is Damn Hard Work. Vanity Should Be Applauded.

4 min read

Imagine a woman. She’s conventionally very physically attractive.

Health

Health

A Wee Miracle? The Chair That Claims To Zap Your Pelvic Floor Back Into Shape

3 min read

Pelvic floor dysfunction is one of the most common issues affecting new mothers and, apparently, there's a new treatment where sufferers just sit while it does its thing.

National

National

Popular Pool Closed After Possible Needle Prick Sparks Safety Fears

1 min read

A Queensland woman is undergoing health tests after possibly being pricked by a needle while going for a swim in a public pool.

News

News

Baby Girl Too Young To Get Vaccinated Catches Measles After Trip To Asia

2 min read

A fresh measles alert has been issued in NSW after an infant contracted the disease while travelling through Southeast Asia.

National

National

Health Warning After Legionnaires' Outbreak In Sydney

1 min read

Government authorities have issued a safety warning after multiple people contracted potentially fatal Legionnaires' disease in Sydney.

Health

Health

This Is What Happens When You Get Your Back Cracked

1 min read

Having your back cracked is one of the most satisfying feelings in the world... but what is actually going on inside our bodies when we get the old bend and snap treatment?

Health

Health

Science Says These Two Things May Help Women Live Longer

3 min read

A new study has found that body size and exercise may make a big difference for women in the long term.

Life

Life

Don't Panic But Stress Can Make Your Brain Shrink

4 min read

Prolonged stress, and prolonged exposure to the cortisol it floods your system with mean that your brain could actually be getting smaller.

Health

Health

Jessica Simpson Found A Remedy For Her Swollen Ankles

2 min read

Jessica Simpson -- who is expecting her third child -- has tried the ancient practice of cupping to soothe and deflate her ankles.

Health

Health

Sniffing Chips Can Apparently Curb Your Cravings For Them

1 min read

Honestly, is there really anything better in the world than a bag of hot chips?

Health

Health

Women Are Putting Parsley In Their Vagina To Bring On Their Periods

2 min read

Do you know what's going on? Because we sure don't...

Health

Health

Chris Pratt Just Started A New Diet Based On The Bible

1 min read

Wow, what a week it's been for Star-Lord.

National

National

Ozone Gas Warning Issued As Temperatures Near 50 Degrees In NSW

1 min read

Two days into a severe heatwave, health authorities have urged those with respiratory issues to be extra vigilant as high ozone air pollution sets in around Sydney.

Health

Health

Prince Harry's Wellness Routine Shows How Much He's Changed For Meghan

1 min read

The former party boy appears to have come full circle and it's all thanks to his new wife.

Health

Health

Hundreds On Measles Alert After Qantas Flight

1 min read

Hundreds of airline passengers have been alerted after NSW Health revealed a man on a Qantas flight had contracted the highly contagious measles.

Health

Health

What Is Going On With Jessica Simpson's Feet?

1 min read

Fans are urging the pregnant star to call a doctor after she shared an image of her severely swollen foot.

Health

Health

This Is Not A Drill -- A Woman Has Woken Up Unable To Hear Men's Voices

2 min read

It sounds unbelievable but a rare condition called Low-Frequency Hearing Loss cuts off deeper sounds. Like men.

Health

Health

Committed To A Dry January? Here Are Some Tips To Stay Motivated

3 min read

If you're one of the many people who's pledged to abstain from alcohol for the month of January, you're doing your health a favour.

News

News

Why Double Dipping Is A Double Nightmare

1 min read

It's confirmed, double dippers are the worst and have been called out by science as being absolute grots.

National

National

Warnings After Research Shows Over 40s Are In Denial About Their Health

1 min read

Alarming new research has revealed Australians are in denial about their health.

National

National

Travellers 'Too Complacent': Measles Alert After Third Case In A Month

1 min read

Queensland Health is warning residents of Brisbane and Ipswich to be on high alert for measles, after confirming the third case in just three weeks.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Do Sugar-Free Sweeteners Really Help You Lose Weight?

3 min read

If you think a switch from sugar to a calorie-free sweetener might help you get healthier and shed kilos, think again.

News

News

A Plucky Billy Connolly Assures Fans He's Not Dead

1 min read

Legendary Scottish comedian Billy Connolly has apologised for "depressing" fans days after declaring he was "near the end" and "slipping away" while discussing his health in a new BBC documentary. 

Health

Health

How To Eat Healthy When You're Stuck Behind A Desk All Day

3 min read

Let's face it, when it comes to eating healthily most of us have the right intention ... it's just when it comes to following through with it, well, we kind of drop the ball.

Life

Life

Did Your Grandparents Make You Fat? Answer: Probably

2 min read

Experts claim that kids who are looked after by grandparents are often given chocolate and lollies and are less likely to be taken outside to play.

Health

Health

Meghan Is Right -- Dry January Is The Best Thing You Can Do Right Now

3 min read

We know you've heard it before but a month off the booze is actually really beneficial -- we're talking to you Prince Harry...

Health

Health

Natural Ways To Beat Thoze Damn Mozzies This Summer

3 min read

Mozzies, they're just a right royal pain in the... area.

Health

Health

Finally! Tampons And Pads Will Be GST Free From Tomorrow

2 min read

Ladies, we all know this has been a long time coming.

New Year

New Year

Start The New Year Right -- Here's How To Plan Your Day According To Science

3 min read

Healthy habits -- we've all got them.

New Year

New Year

Here's How Long Your New Year's Resolutions Will Actually Last

4 min read

A new study has spilled the tea on our New Year's Resolution commitments, and the results are SPICY.

Life

Life

What Your 2019 Motto Should Be Based On Your Star Sign

4 min read

It's the time of the year again, or rather, the end of it.

World

World

'Am I Dying?!': New Book Helps You Figure Out When A Common Symptom Is Serious

3 min read

It can be hard to tell when your physical symptoms are a sign of something serious.

Health

Health

Drinking Booze And Coffee In Moderation Might Help You Live Longer

2 min read

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