Gold-medal oldies off to battle in Norway

By Freyla Ferguson

Scary berries: how food gets contaminated and what to do

By Martyn Kirk, Australian National University FOOD distributor Patties Foods has recalled two brands of frozen mixed berries — Nanna’s and Creative Gourmet — due...

The IGA East Row House Program launched at Calvary Hospital

THE IGA East Row House (IGAERH) Project has started at Calvary Hospital. The program is intended to minimise ?nancial hardship by providing quality and affordable...

ACTSPORT closing down

SHANE Rattenbury has thanked ACTSPORT for its contribution to the Canberra region’s sporting community, after the organisation signalled its intention to wind down. “After...

Medicinal Cannabis Scheme coming to Canberra

MEEGAN Fitzharris says a Medicinal Cannabis Scheme will be established in the ACT to give people safe and legal access to high quality medicinal...

“CityNews'” Michael Moore elected president of the World Federation of Public Health Associations

WORD has reached us from Geneva that Canberra's Michael Moore has been elevated to the vice presidency of the World Federation of Public Health...

More health money for Women’s Youth and Children’s services

KATY Gallagher and Andrew Barr have announced $10.7 million in funding in the 2014-15 Budget for the expansion and enhancement of Women’s Youth and...

Healthy eating / Eating well while on the move

TRAVELLING for work or pleasure doesn’t have to be synonymous with eating poorly or with gaining weight. While traveling does make it harder to...

For the Centenary, we get a cancer chair

CHIEF Minister Katy Gallagher has announced the appointment of Professor Ross Hannan as the first Centenary Chair of Cancer Research at the John Curtin...

Healthy Eating / Super simple tricks to get through festive fare

Dietitian CLARE WOLSKI has some super simple tricks for anyone looking to get through Christmas with minimal weight changes

Health risks of nicotine cast doubt on ‘safer’ e-cigarette

By Ross MacKenzie; Benjamin Hawkins, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and Thomas Novotny, San Diego State University BRITISH American Tobacco Australia has lobbied...

The science behind ‘trendy’ diets

Clare Collins, Lee Ashton and Rebecca Williams look into the science behind diet trends such as mono, charcoal detox, Noom and Fast800.

Simon finds silver linings on health while the Liberals see nothing good

THE Productivity Commission has turned the attention of its Report on Government Services (ROGS to its friends) to health. This has prompted the new Health...

Lifestyle / Trapped in the Sandwich Generation

“We are an ageing workforce caring for an ageing population," writes RITA MERIENNE

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