LifeStyle: Health

Beware the health hazards of swimming at the beach after a storm

Thursday  04:38,   11 january 2018
MSN

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, taking a casual swim at your favourite beach just after a storm can pose a significant risk to your health. If a significant amount of untreated stormwater has made its way to the ocean it[...]

Good news if you're pregnant and like bacon: it might make your baby smarter, says science.

Thursday  03:38,   11 january 2018
Mamamia

To all those pregnant ladies craving big, fried breakfasts, we have some good news: this is one craving you should definitely give in to. Researchers from Cornell University found that bacon and eggs contain a key nutrient for unborn bubs[...]

The 'neck rule' could tell you if you're ill enough to skip your workout -- here's how it works

Thursday  02:11,   11 january 2018
Business Insider Australia

When you're ill, it can be hard to tell whether exercise will make you feel better or worse. If you're unsure, you can use the "neck rule" to determine whether working out is a good idea.When you're ill, working out might be the[...]

Laura Dundovic reveals how she stays in amazing shape

Thursday  01:22,   11 january 2018
TV WEEK

<p>She's got one of the best bods in the biz, but Laura Dundovic isn't a big fan of diets or fixed exercise schedules.</p>How did you get into[...]

How The Biggest Loser Australia's Anna Winter lost 68kgs

Wednesday  04:00,   10 january 2018
TV WEEK

The Biggest Loser Australia star Anna Winter talks about how she lost 68kgs.And the reality star, 41, says they're not the only ones who double take when they see her – especially since she's continued to lose weight in the months[...]

So THAT'S Why You Feel Sick After Taking Vitamins

Wednesday  04:00,   10 january 2018
HuffPost

A daily multivitamin or supplement may give your well-being an extra boost, but have you ever swallowed one and felt sick right after? Yeah, we know that feeling.Taking certain types of vitamins may cause a range of gastrointestinal issues,[...]

Prescription-only painkillers will cause 'unnecessary pain'

Tuesday  22:37,   09 january 2018
9News.com.au

Aussies are set to suffer “unnecessary pain” due to a looming national wide ban on access to over-the-counter low-dose codeine. University of Sydney Professor Peter Carroll says the decision is not appropriate and making medicines such as medicines[...]

I spent a week skipping breakfast and working out for 2 hours a day just like Gwyneth Paltrow -- and it helped me break some of my worst habits

Tuesday  13:21,   09 january 2018
Business Insider Australia

<p>I tried to live like Gwyneth Paltrow for a week, and it didn't quite work out the way I'd planned.</p>I tried to live like Gwyneth Paltrow for a week, and it didn't quite work out the way I'd[...]

The nasty truth about your reusable water bottle

Tuesday  05:31,   09 january 2018
MSN

<p>With just a few weeks to go before kids go back to school, parents are starting to think about buying the year's supplies.</p>With just a few weeks to go before kids go back to school, parents are starting to think about buying the[...]

'I'm lucky I'm still here': Patients ignoring type 2 diabetes at their peril

Tuesday  03:13,   09 january 2018
MSN

The doctor's words still haunt Paul Walker after nearly 30 years. The diagnosis could not dissuade him when he was a young man and he continued to eat poorly and neglect his health. "The diagnosis could not dissuade him when he was a young[...]

Read This Before You Skip Your Next Meal in the Name of Intermittent Fasting

Tuesday  01:55,   09 january 2018
Popsugar

So, you're primed and ready to take on intermittent fasting (IF) after seeing story after story of people experiencing some pretty amazing results when they gave it a try. Before you jump on the bandwagon, POPSUGAR turned to a few experts on IF [...]

'Dementia villages' offering sufferers chance at a normal life

Monday  23:00,   08 january 2018
9News.com.au

'Dementia villages' offering sufferers chance at a normal life"I said (to the doctor) how long have I got? He said probably about five years until you're demented, and then another three until you die," she told A Current[...]

'Dementia villages' offering sufferers chance at a normal life

Monday  23:00,   08 january 2018
9News.com.au

'Dementia villages' offering sufferers chance at a normal life"I said (to the doctor) how long have I got? He said probably about five years until you're demented, and then another three until you die," she told A Current[...]

Studies Show You Only Need to Exercise This Many Minutes a Day For Better Health

Monday  05:55,   08 january 2018
Popsugar

<p>A small study by the Pennington Biomedical Research Center showed that a group of 464 women who walked 72 minutes a week for six months had improved heart health and fitness.</p>We've been conditioned to think if we can't get a solid[...]

"It only took seconds." Sophie Cachia on the moment a family meal made her son go "limp".

Monday  02:33,   08 january 2018
Mamamia

It was like watching a “zombie plague” and it took “only seconds”, parenting blogger Sophie Cachia said about watching her son, now aged three, suffer an anaphylactic reaction. It happened as almost every near-tragedy happens: everything is so[...]