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Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis: What’s the Difference?

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Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis might sound like two sides of the same coin, but they’re actually very different. The number of differences between the two is much more plentiful than their names suggest. Ahead, we take a detailed look at the definition, symptoms,...

It’s World Vegan Month! 8 Reasons to Go Vegan…

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If we could say any word has defined the year 2018 so far, it would be ‘wellness.’ Popular wellness practices like yoga and meditation are en vogue. Detox diets are in demand. And the stats show that we’re finally beginning to avoid...

5 Common Health Mistakes You’re Probably Making

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In this age of information, we’re constantly surrounded by dangerously incorrect claims about what’s good for our health and what isn’t. Some have been repeated through the ages and taken as fact, while newfangled ideas have been gaining traction on the Internet....

Type 2 Diabetes: Understanding this Growing Epidemic in Australia

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If you suffer from high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol levels or excess weight around the waist, know that you’re not alone. These health issues are relatively common among Australians, and are often comorbid with obesity – a condition that affects nearly 30%...

Medicare Announces Coverage Changes for Plastic Surgery

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About a month ago, Medicare announced that they are changing the way they cover plastic surgery. They made significant criteria changes to certain procedures, and completely eliminated others from coverage. The changes went into effect November 1, and those having surgery after...

Ambulance Callouts: How Much Will You Pay?

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Australia’s public health system covers you for the the treatments you receive in hospital, but it does not cover you for emergency ambulance services. So how much does an ambulance cost in Australia? The cost of these services is up to individual...

Best Health Cover for Kids

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If you’re a parent, there are probably a whole host of questions that keep you up at night. But one of the most common, especially for new parents, is this: Do kids need private health cover? With Medicare in Australia, it might...

New Health Insurance Tiers Explained: How They Affect You

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It’s the news you’ve been waiting for: shopping for health cover is about to become less confusing. Changes to private health insurance 2018 are going into effect on 1 April 2019 that change the way hospital cover policies are categorised. These changes...

5 Healthy Pizza Recipes the Whole Family Will Love

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Pizza is a perennial crowd-pleaser, but it isn’t exactly high on the list of healthy foods. Although a traditional pizza might be heavy on the cheese and low on nutrients, it doesn’t mean you have to give it up.   Making Pizza...

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