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Healthy ageing

A new way of thinking about work injuries

Recovery at Work Strategic RoundtableGAP will be hosting a strategic roundtable on 5 May at NSW Parliament House in Sydney to discuss the health benefits of work, early intervention and how to improve the recovery rates for injured employees.

 

Protecting our future

iDEA16 logoiDEA16: Protecting our Future takes place in Brisbane from 15 to 17 April 2016. This is a conference for medical professionals and students and open to everyone who cares about health and the future.

 

Top tips for a more visible you

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Are you over 50 and sometimes feel like you're invisible? Stylist Annalisa Armitage has some easy tips for you to emerge into full view.

Life in the “Lucky Country”

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Australia regularly ranks highly in providing opportunities for a healthy, safe and prosperous life. But do Australians know how lucky they are? Dean Pearson and his team at NAB have asked them.

Why brain training doesn’t work

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Brain training your way to genius is a lovely thought, says Dr Jenny Brockis. Too bad it’s not possible.

Why everyone should be meditating first thing in the morning

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Meditating is a great way to start your day. Mary Sauer outlines the many benefits of meditating in the morning and has tips how to get started.

Parents, grandparents and concerned adults: Sign the open letter

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Climate change is not only an environmental issue but also a major health emergency, especially for our children. Dr Sallie Forrest from Doctors for the Environment Australia asks you to support their call for the Health Minister to attend the Paris climate talks this December and put the health of our children front and centre.

E-cigarettes – more than a health issue

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In Australia one can’t legally buy e-cigarette liquids containing nicotine. Ian A. Maxwell explores the arguments for and against e-cigarettes.

We need to protect older people from abuse

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Existing laws in Australia don’t effectively protect all older people against abuse. Age and Disability Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan calls for a national approach to tackling elder abuse that focuses on human rights.

The secret to becoming healthier, happier and more productive

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You can improve your memory and mental wellbeing without a pill, simply by spending more time in nature. Ben Bambery from Doctors for the Environment Australia says we need to start caring for the environment if we expect it to care for us.