Advice

Bringing your new pet home

Make sure your new furry friend settles in without a hitch.

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Advice

5 tips for choosing the right pet for you

Pets bring so much love into your life – but choosing one is a big decision.

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Travel

7 tips for travelling with diabetes

Dr Jane Read shares some simple strategies to keep your blood sugar levels under control.

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Community

What it’s really like to float in a sensory deprivation pod

Recharge your mind and body by floating in a dark, soothing bath.

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Travel

Going on a trek? Here’s what to eat

Before you set off on your outdoor adventure, make sure you’ve got a good plan.

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Experts

Your 5-minute plan for a healthier day

Ask yourself these four questions each morning and set your day on the right track.

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Experts

Sun protection clothing: A stylish way to stay sun-smart

Sun smart dressing doesn’t have to mean rash vests and legionnaire hats.

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Experts

The easiest way to create a new habit

It's easy to put off making healthy changes if they seem like a lot of work.

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Travel

7 ways to make plane trips more comfortable

We look at how to make your trip a little easier on the body.

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Experts

How to help young athletes manage training load

Managing load to avoid injury and burn out is essential for young athletes.

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Experts

How stress can cause jaw pain and how to relieve it

Physiotherapist Michael Chan explains how stress and tension can cause jaw pain.

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Community

4 ways to create a healthy family lifestyle

Teach your kids to love fresh food, try new things and enjoy running around in the fresh air.

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Community

The art of drinking tea for mindfulness

Here’s how to create a calming ritual out of the simple act of drinking tea.

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Experts

The real reason you feel hungry

Professor David Cameron-Smith explores how hunger works.

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Community

Indoor skydiving: Flying without the fear factor

Have you always dreamed of skydiving? Indoor skydiving is the adventure activity for you.

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Health Check

What is single sided deafness?

Here's what you need to know about single sided deafness, and how it can be treated.

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Community

How essential oils can help you relax and recharge

Soothe your mind and boost your vitality with beautiful, natural scents.

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Experts

Why sun safety matters in spring

Being sun smart isn't just for the heat of summer. Stay aware of the UV risk with these tips.

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Experts

The best foods to eat before and after your workout

Boost your energy before you start, then nourish and replenish for recovery.

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Experts

The secret to making high heels more comfortable

Podiatrist Emily Smith shares a few tips for reducing foot pain.

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Community

Why you need basic first aid skills

In an emergency, five minutes can save a life.

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Experts

10 ways to treat hayfever

Dr David Ng shares things that may help soothe those sore eyes and fight off spring itchiness.

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Advice

The cholesterol-friendly diet

Here are the foods to focus on – and the ones to avoid.

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Advice

How to make (or break) a habit in 3 simple steps

Here's how to create positive habits and kick the ones you want to change.

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Travel

8 ways to exercise in a new city

New to town? Take the opportunity of a fresh start to revamp your workout – and explore everything.

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Experts

10 ways to reach your running goals

Go the distance and seamlessly achieve your running goals – while protecting your body from injury.

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Advice

How to keep your liver healthy

Your liver works hard to keep you healthy and vibrant. Here’s how to give it some loving care back.

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In Brief

CareComplete: Support for chronic health conditions

How Medibank helps members with chronic health conditions take positive steps forward every day.

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Experts

5 things you need to know about cold and flu

Dr Ian Boyd gives us the real facts about cold and flu to build a mighty immune defense this winter

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Community

6 ways to reduce women’s cancer risk

This Pink Ribbon Day, make sure you and the women in your life know these key risk-reducing steps

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Community

6 reasons to ride this Ride2Work Day

Get on your bike for Ride2Work Day and see for yourself how cycling can boost your health.

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Community

Operating guide to fatherhood

Comedian Steve Bedwell shares some gems of wisdom on being a good parent – without losing your mind.

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Lifestyle

Spring clean your pantry

Give your kitchen cupboards a spring makeover and fill up on fresh, nutritious, wholesome essentials

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Experts

Contact lens complications

If you wear contacts chances are at some stage you’ll experience an issue. Here's how to avoid them.

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Experts

Chinese medicine home remedies

Chinese medicine practitioner Dr Molloy shares DIY remedies for naturally soothing common ailments.

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Lifestyle

5 winter fitness tips from Michelle Bridges

The superstar trainer shares her ideas for staying active in the colder months.

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Experts

Post-exercise recovery tips

Once the hard yards are completed, how can you avoid pulling up too sore?

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Experts

Lessons in sports psychology

Australian triathlete Brendan Sexton on why simplicity is the key to sports success.

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Experts

Top tips for the aspiring triathlete

Australian Olympian Brendan Sexton breaks down the training legs for this challenging event.

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Experts

Why you should drink herbal teas in winter

Dr Molloy explains which herbal teas are best for keeping you warm and hydrated in the cooler months

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Experts

How goal setting leads to success

A sports psychologist shares her secrets to setting and achieving fitness goals.

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Experts

Caring for aging eyes

Understanding how our vision changes as we get older, and how to keep our eyes in good condition.

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Experts

Low FODMAP diet for irritable bowel syndrome

Dr Sue Shepherd explains the origins of the low FODMAP diet.

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Experts

5 expert tips for better sleep

Sleep expert John Toomey shares how to get a restful night’s sleep – every night.

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Experts

One diet to rule them all

A scientific review paper has sought to answer the question of what is 'the' best diet for health.

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Experts

How to train for a marathon

Dr Dave Martin shares his best tips for training success.

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Experts

7 pet care tips from Dr Chris Brown

Give your favourite critter the best care with advice from the Bondi Vet

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Experts

Sleep well, be well

Of all the things to sacrifice in the interest of saving time, don’t let sleep become one of them.

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Experts

Your guide to IRONMAN Cairns 70.3

Heading to Cairns? Courtney Atkinson shares his top tips for getting the most out of your race.

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Advice

Mindful eating

Slow down your eating and really experience the flavours, textures and sensations.

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Experts

Slow down

Life shouldn’t be something we consume like fast food.

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Experts

Practice makes perfect

Learning to use mindfulness to calm the nervous system and improve everyday wellbeing.

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Experts

7 reasons to see a physio before you get injured

Prevention really is best when it comes to injury management, physiotherapist Jason Smith explains.

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Experts

4 things a physio can help with

From dietary advice to treating incontinence, physiotherapists have a wealth of knowledge to offer.

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Experts

7 ways to prevent cavities

Cloak your teeth in an armour of protective health. Dr Priya Lal shares her best advice.

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Experts

8 ways to improve your mental health

Small steps can go a long way in maintaining your mental wellbeing. Here are a few you can take

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Experts

Teachings from the Blue Zones

What we can learn from the places with the world's longest lifespans.

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Experts

Natural alternatives to sugar

Enjoy sweetness sans the sugar. Practitioner Katie Molloy shares the top natural alternative.

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Experts

Finding the balance with sugar

Have a bit of a sweet tooth? Dr Katie Molloy shares her advice for reducing daily sugar consumption.

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Experts

5 tips for healthier cooking

It all starts in the kitchen! Sprout Cooking share their advice for keeping it nutritious at home.

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Experts

Cutting back on caffeine

Giving up caffeine for FebFast? Here’s some expert advice for letting go of your daily brew.

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Experts

How to take a break from drinking

Given up alcohol for FebFast? Here’s some expert advice for making the most of the experience.

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Experts

How to treat head lice

Back-to-school can be an itchy time. Medibank's Medical Director shares some advice.

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Experts

5 ways to reduce your Alzheimer’s risk

From dancing to crosswords, here’s 5 lifestyle changes to help preserve memory and brain function.

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Experts

Chinese medicine and digestion

Digestive function is one of the keys to good health. Improve digestion with Chinese medicine.

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Experts

10 foods for clean, healthy teeth

Fill up on these deliciously fresh foods to keep your teeth and gums healthy.

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Experts

10 tips for reducing back and neck pain at work

Feeling stiff and sore? Here’s how to give your back and neck the care they deserve.

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Experts

The best way to brush your teeth

You've been brushing your teeth since an early age, but here are some of the mistakes we all make.

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Experts

Signs it’s time to replace your toothbrush

Is your toothbrush looking like a shaggy dog? Time to part ways and get a bright, shiny new one.

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Experts

Podiatrist Rick Osler explains how to choose the best running shoes for your needs.

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Experts

Is it time for reading glasses?

Ophthalmologist Darryl Gregor explains why objects up close become more difficult to read as we age.

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Experts

How Chinese medicine can help boost fertility

Spring is the season of new life. What better time then, to discuss our own reproductive health?

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Experts

How exercise can transform your child’s life

Establishing good health and activity habits early may have long term learning and health benefits.

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Experts

The multivitamin dilemma

Should you supplement your diet or not?

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Community

Tips to achieve optimal health

Physiotherapist Jason Smith believes we need to adopt a new approach to health and wellbeing.

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Experts

Myth busting obesity

Seven prevalent obesity myths are put under scrutiny, with some results belying conventional wisdom.

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Experts

Easing the burden of cancer treatments

Medical oncologist Dr Ross Jennens explains how cancer treatments can be done in patients' homes.

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Guides

The relaxation response

How to combat stress with one simple concept – ‘eyes closed silence’.

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Experts

Depression and dementia risk

It is not widely recognised that depression increases the risk of late-life dementia.

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Experts

Adequate vitamin D over winter

Keeping vitamin D up during the winter months has a range of health benefits for bones and muscles.

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Experts

Beating cancer step by step

Research suggests physical activity may help improve survival after a cancer diagnosis.

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Experts

Diabetes shopping tips

How to be savvy in the supermarket and make healthy choices.

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Experts

How to reduce your risk of diabetes

Simple lifestyle changes to reduce your risk of diabetes.

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Experts

Diabetes myths busted

Busting some of the common myths associated with diabetes.

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Experts

Killer heels

Some women confess to feeling more confident in heels, but at what cost to the feet and body?

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Experts

Chinese medicine for the four seasons: Winter

Get through the winter months with Chinese medicine.

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Experts

Exceptional ageing

By 2020, 18% of Australia's population will be over 65 and by 2050 this will be well over 24%.

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Experts

Super-foods!

Your mum was right, eat your greens!

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Experts

Choosing running shoes

Liam Rothwell goes over the most important things to consider when buying a pair of running shoes.

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Experts

When to buy new running shoes

Podiatrist Liam Rothwell shows us what to look for when deciding whether to replace your shoes.

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Experts

Boot shopping

Tips to choose the right boots this season.

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Experts

Use it or lose it

Activities to keep your brain fit.

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Experts

Chinese medicine for the four seasons: Autumn

Advice to maintain good health from summer to autumn.

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Experts

What you can do to reduce your risk of dementia

Being socially active, managing weight and exercising are some ways to reduce the risk of dementia.

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Experts

Cutting your cancer risk

A diet rich in unprocessed grains and meats, fruits and veggies can reduce your risk of cancer.

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Experts

Sun safety: How to protect your skin this summer

Keep your skin safe and healthy while you're enjoying the beautiful outdoors.

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Experts

Chinese medicine for the four seasons: Summer

Advice from Dr. Katie Molloy on how to make a healthy transition from spring to summer.

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