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Get the latest on everything from weight loss trends and household hygiene, to white-tailed spider bites and blue bottle jellyfish stings, covering everyone’s unique health journey.

Diet and Weight Loss

Discover the latest weight loss trends. Explore the science behind Ozempic, myth-bust diet fads, and discover healthy nutrition strategies – all in one place.

In 1900 women’s life expectancy in Australia was only 54. Today it’s 85.

At 54, we’re just getting started. Our increased longevity means Australian women enjoy a “third act” their great, great grandmothers did not.

We’ll be celebrating the gift of living younger, for longer, by exploring different areas of women’s wellbeing – from the physical and emotional issues such as perimenopause and menopause, through to the financial, social and relationship changes that often accompany this chapter.

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Should I send my child to school during a heat wave…and other hot-day questions, answered

When the temperature rises, so too do heat-related questions. We ask a GP how to stay safe during extreme heat

The health risks of a heat wave, explained

Dr Michaela Sorensen explains the health risks associated with heat waves and what to do if you’re affected

Do you need a green prescription

Learn about the healing potential of green spaces and their impact on well-being. Explore the benefits and study behind this emerging health phenomenon.

How to make the most of your skin cancer check

From what to wear to finding a specialised GP, here’s what you need to know to prepare for your next skin check

What sunscreen is safe for babies (and four other sun care questions answered)

While sunscreen alone doesn’t offer enough protection, it should be an essential part of your sun safety strategy. Here’s how to choose the right type for your family