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Tag: Health

Lunchbox is key to beating childhood obesity

An international study has found a key to reducing childhood obesity can be found within the lunchbox. Led by University of Newcastle Laureate Professor Clare Collins, the study was a world-first review of...

Tests shine a spotlight on rural men’s health

A local charity is hoping to make a difference in the fight against preventable diseases.  Starting February 4, the Men’s Health Education Rotary Van (MHERV) will begin its tour of rural NSW, to...

Hunter set to sizzle this weekend

The Hunter Valley is set to sizzle this weekend, with health experts urging residents to “stay cool”.According to Weatherzone, temperatures are expected to peak at about 40 degrees on Saturday 28 November;...

Find time to look after your health

Regular columnist Stephen Smith, from Merewether Fitness Studio, believes that, to say you don't have the time is just another way of saying "I don't want to!" Yes, you guessed it, this week’s topic...

The amazing complexity of the gut

Despite the warmer weather, exercising more, and eating healthy food, you may still feel like something's missing, writes Stephen Smith from Merewether Fitness Studio. I just love spring. That time of year when nature...

What is anxiety and how can you manage it?

New columnist and Australian pioneer of the practice of mindfulness, Charlotte Thaarup, discusses why people become anxious and whether or not it's a bad thing. There are many media and research reports about the...

Renewed hope for asthma sufferers

Hunter residents suffering from asthma have renewed hope of finding effective treatments. A team of researchers has been awarded a $2.5 million grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). The team...

Injury shouldn’t be enough to hold you back

Our regular columnist, Stephen Smith, from Merewether Fitness Studio, speaks about how doing nothing causes him the most grief, rather than the occasional pain and discomfort that stems from numerous injuries. With spring upon...
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