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Is it worth having private health cover?


Although some Australians still agree that private health cover is essential, we aren’t all convinced. In 2014, 65.8% of Aussies with private health cover said it was non-negotiable; in 2018 that number fell to 56.9%. According to research from Roy Morgan, Australians...

Are skinny teas slimming you down, or your wallet?


Losing weight happens when there’s a caloric deficit: the calories you burn when you move exceed the calories you take in when you eat. Based on this principle, there are two ways to lose weight quickly – increasing the calories you burn...

CBD oil – how is it used and is it legal in Australia?


CBD oil is made from concentrations of cannabidiol, a compound extracted from the cannabis plant. The use of cannabidiol oil is a wellness trend that’s gaining popularity as a natural remedy for a range of conditions. What is CBD? CBD, though it...

How to have a conversation with your tech-obsessed teen


Talking to teenagers has never been easy. The generation gap seems so wide that it’s near impossible to bridge, so parents are on the lookout for tips on how to do it. The problem is that things change so quickly, tips that...

First full-body medical scanner reveals first scans


We’ve seen massive strides in the medical community of late, with the announcement that the world’s first medical imaging scanner is up and running, producing 3D, full-body scans for the first time. The device—called EXPLORER—produced its first full-body scans; they are now...

8 night-time tips to help improve your oral health


We all know the story: we go for our regular dental check-up, and the dentist finds a new cavity. After all those daily tooth brushing sessions, how could this be? What did we miss? It turns out, we’re missing a lot when...

Know when: The only new year’s resolution you’ll need


The first week of January is the perfect time to harness the rapid, transformative energy of the New Year – often via the age-old tradition of writing New Year’s resolutions. But here’s the trouble: half of the advice out there is empowering...

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