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HEALTH & WELLBEING

What are men’s attitudes towards and perceptions on menstruation?

Tam Peranovic's picture

Throughout history menstruation has been surrounded by myths, negativity and taboo. Tam Peranovic wants to hear what men think, as they directly influence women’s and girls’ attitudes in their roles as fathers, brothers, partners and friends.

Wear jeans for a good cause

Jeans for Genes logoYou can support life saving work simply by wearing your favourite jeans. Friday 7 August 2015 is Jeans for Genes Day, and schools, workplaces and communities are invited to raise funds for research into childhood disease.

Helping Australians to choose health

Edwina Griffin's picture

What needs to happen to make Australians healthier? Edwina Griffin wants to see more collaboration between government organisations and fitness professionals to enable a big shift in health.

The missing link to your healthy future

Marla Bozic's picture

The health and wellness sector has become more holistic and now reaches beyond a doctor's surgery or chemist counter. Health coach Marla Bozic feels hopeful for our future.

Could early infant screening and intervention help prevent autism?

Kristelle Hudry's picture

We know that the earlier an intervention begins, the greater the chance we have for positive outcomes. Kristelle Hudry and Andrew Whitehouse share first results of studies with infants at risk of autism.

The importance of self care

GAP Taskforce Self Care ReportThe Minister for Health, the Hon. Sussan Ley, has launched a report of the GAP Taskforce on the role of health literacy and responsible self care in improving public health outcomes and reducing government expenditure.

The hidden secret of Australian health

Neil Batt's picture

How can we improve patient outcomes and address some of the challenges Australia’s health system is facing? Neil Batt has some thought-provoking ideas.

Xanax or fingertips?

Gabrielle Davies's picture

New technologies bring about major changes not only in our social and family interactions, but also in healthcare. Gabrielle Davies allows us a glimpse into a future of a healthier and better informed community.

Have a night in

White Ribbon

Friday 31 July 2015 is White Ribbon Night. The event raises funds to help stop violence against women. Communities across Australia are asked to have a night in to get the word out.

How self care can help increase sustainability of healthcare system

Deon Schoombie's picture

The Global Access Partners' report on self care was launched on 23 June 2015. Deon Schoombie Executive Director, Australian Self Medication Industry (ASMI) outlines key recommendations of the report.