• Fibre is found in foods like cereals, fruit and vegetables. It’s the part of plant foods our bodies can’t digest. We still need fibre, even though […]
  • Before reaching middle age, most men probably haven’t given their prostate gland much thought. But as men get older, their chance of experiencing some kind of […]
  • Haemorrhoids – they’re uncomfortable, itchy, painful and not anything you really want to talk or even think about! But for many of us they’re something we […]
  • The cold you had last week is still there. You can hardly breathe through your nose and your whole face is throbbing with pain. If this […]
  • Having hayfever can be unbearable at times. It makes it pretty hard to go about your normal activities when you can’t stop sneezing, your nose is running and […]
  • If you’ve ever tried to give up smoking you know how hard it is. Nicotine is a powerful drug. Sometimes it takes 2, 3, 4 or […]
  • Pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, cysts – very few of us manage to sail through life without a single blemish. Whether serious or mild, acne will affect almost all […]
  • Finding out that your child has head lice isn’t a very pleasant discovery. But don’t despair. It doesn’t mean that you’re a bad parent, just that lice are very […]
  • Sports are a great way to get fit, have fun and make some friends. Keeping active is an essential part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. We […]
  • If you’re the parent of a child with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), then you’ll know this can be one of the most frustrating and stressful, yet rewarding […]
  • High blood pressure, or hypertension, is often called the silent killer. This is because you can have it for years without showing any symptoms at all. That is, until […]
  • We live in a sun soaked country – and us Aussies love it! Going to the beach, playing sport, outdoor picnics and barbeques are all what […]
  • We all feel tired sometimes – especially these days because we seem to be constantly rushing around between work, family and social engagements. But anaemia is more than […]
  • Everyday we’re constantly being exposed to different bacteria and viruses. Immunisation is the safest way to protect you and your family from catching some of the […]
  • Fungi like to grow anywhere that’s warm and moist. You’ve probably seen them popping up in the garden as mushrooms, or invading food that’s been left […]
  • The word ‘arthritis’ means inflammation of the joint. It comes from a blend of Greek words – arthron (joint) and itis (inflammation). Although arthritis is often referred to as […]
  • Incontinence is a common and distressing problem. If you’ve experienced it then you’re not alone – it’s just that most people don’t like to talk about […]
  • Most families with young children will have to deal with the problem of worms from time to time. Anyone can get them, but children seem to […]
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