• Bringing Christmas wishes to kids in need

    Louise Baxter     |      December 18, 2013

    Leading up to the festive season, the Starlight Children’s Foundation is working hard again to make wishes come true for hundreds of children battling a chronic or life-threatening illness. Louise Baxter asks everyone to ‘Join the Mission’ this Christmas.

  • Testosterone for diabetes prevention in men

    Professor Gary Wittert     |      December 17, 2013

    In men aged 50 or more who are overweight and have low testosterone levels the risk of developing diabetes over the next five years is extraordinarily high. Professor Gary Wittert and his team at the University of Adelaide are leading a study to investigate if testosterone supplements can prevent diabetes in these high risk men.

  • Trending in the right direction – but a long way to go

    Jane Powles     |      December 11, 2013

    The Australian Bureau of Statistics has recently launched two reports on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Jane Powles says that while they indicate a trend in the right direction, we need ongoing commitment from the government, all states and territories.

  • How can we ensure Australians experience a ‘better’ death?

    Zoe Keon-Cohen     |      December 9, 2013

    People are living longer, and consequently the practice of medicine and the way we live and die has changed. Dr Zoe Keon-Cohen is part of a panel addressing the sensitive topic of end of life planning.

  • Grow your life and business by nurturing those around you

    John Carpenter     |      December 6, 2013

    Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours. John Carpenter provides a glimpse into how nurturing, developing and caring about the people around you will accelerate your own growth and life.

  • The most important decision I didn’t make

    Leicester Warburton     |      December 6, 2013

    Australians are among the highest consumers of alcohol worldwide. Leicester Warburton has a very personal reason for urging us to better educate our children on the perils and damage of uncontrolled drinking.

  • Creating a better community for everyone

    Ron McCallum     |      December 2, 2013

    Today is the International Day of People with Disability. The Patron of this event, Emeritus Professor Ron McCallum, urges us as a community to become more aware of persons with disabilities.

  • Attitudes and evidence will underpin disability reform

    Craig Wallace     |      December 2, 2013

    There still remain a lot of barriers in our urban landscape for people with a disability. Craig Wallace would like to see a national survey on community attitudes towards disability to give us solid evidence about what these attitudes are and what could leverage change.

  • Tips to reduce stress

    Edwina Griffin     |      December 2, 2013

    Occasional moments of stress are normal, but they shouldn’t be our constant state of being. Edwina Griffin suggests how we can reduce stress and stay healthy.

  • What is really important?

    Meiron Lees     |      December 2, 2013

    Surviving cancer shifts one’s perspective. Meiron Lees shares his attitude to life that offers new meaning, purpose and appreciation of what truly matters.

  • Eddy’s five health tips

    Edwina Griffin     |      December 2, 2013

    With the year coming to an end, celebrations with overeating and –drinking are common. Edwina Griffin shares five things everyone can do to stay healthy and feel and look great.

  • Change the face of men’s health

    Open Forum     |      November 1, 2013

    During November each year, millions of moustaches around the world are grown for Movember to raise funds and awareness for prostate and testicular cancer and mental health.