Health / Yoga, Pilates, whatever… it’s all exercise to me!

"You are supposed to clear your mind of everything but I can’t do that and am perfectly relaxed having a good think about important things such as will there be any pork fillet left at the butcher when this is over?" writes WENDY MACKLIN

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...

Hospital statistics terrible according to Hanson

LIBERAL Leader Jeremy Hanson has been scathing of the ACT's performance in the latest AIHW Hospital statistics. “The AIHW report states that the percentage of...

Environment Centre offering courses on non-dairy milks

WHATEVER your milk persuasion, the Canberra Environment Centre is holding a "Making non dairy milks" workshop on Saturday May 30 to teach you how...

Waiters top the fittest workers

GOOD news for those in the hospitality industry, with a recent survey showing waiters are among the fittest Australian occupations due to the amount...

How to protect your skin while getting enough vitamin D

By Terry Slevin, Cancer Council Australia It’s been more than 30 years since Sid Seagull first urged us to slip, slop and slap while out...

Risks from outdated first-aid

TWO-thirds of Australians could be putting their families at risk this summer with outdated first-aid procedures, according to a recent poll conducted by Red...

Peggy Brown thanked for her service

SIMON Corbell has thanked Dr Peggy Brown, outgoing Director-General of ACT Health for her decade of service to the people of the Canberra community. “On...

Alternatives to the Emergency Department as presentations surge

THE Clinical Director of Canberra Hospital's Emergency Department, Dr Michael Hall, is urging Canberrans to save the Emergency Department (ED) for genuine medical emergencies,...

Sodden sportsgrounds still shut

ALL ACT Government sportsgrounds remain closed today due to the waterlogged conditions caused by this week’s heavy rain. A spokesperson said the decision had been...

Healthy Eating / Rage, rage against those sugar cravings

CLARE WOLSKI says that if you find yourself reaching for the work lolly jar or rummaging through the pantry looking for something sweet after dinner, your sweet-tooth and sugar cravings may be holding you back.

Seven steps to beat the ‘Christmas belly’

FITNESS professional Nathan Hitchcock has compiled seven easy steps to ‘beat the Christmas belly’, especially for "CityNews" readers. 1. When you need those gifts/ingredients from...

Fun run: open letter to my former self

Dear former self, I'm sorry to have abandoned you somewhere by Lake Burley Griffin, but we weren't really getting along anymore and frankly you were holding me back.

Untidiness outstrips infidelity, says survey

MESS and disorganisation at home are the core reasons Australian couples argue, according to new research. The study reveals 90 per cent of Australian couples...

ANU to be a smoke free campus from July 20

VICE-CHANCELLOR Ian Young has announced that there will be no more cigarettes smoked on campus (although there will still be some designated smoking zones). "To...

More of Civic Pool closing for leak detection

SPORT and Recreation Services (SRS) is advising the community that the indoor 50 metre pool at Canberra Olympic Pool (COP) in Civic will be...

Your ideas wanted for lakeside fitness circuit in Yarralumla

MEEGAN Fitzharris says the fitness circuit along Alexandrina Drive in Yarralumla will be revamped with new outdoor fitness equipment to be chosen by the...

Keep your eyes peeled for the symptoms of meningococcal disease

Know, Check, Act - Meningococcal Disease from Meningococcal Australia on Vimeo. WITH a case of meningococcal confirmed at ADFA Meningococcal Australia is reminding the...

Dickson Woolies cleared of death cap poisonings

THE ACT Chief Health Officer Dr Paul Kelly has declared the Dickson Woolworths was not the source of the recent poisoning of three people...

Flu vaccines from the chemist

THIS flu season Canberrans will be able to have the influenza vaccine administered by a pharmacist for the first time after a new regulation...

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