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Cheap sunnies versus expensive sunnies

Cheap sunnies versus expensive sunnies

We don't just need sunglasses to look cool. UV light in sunshine harms our skin but it can also seriously damage our eyes.
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Does mixing drinks cause a worse hangover?

Does mixing drinks cause a worse hangover?

What happens when you mix your drinks? There is much anecdotal evidence suggesting that if you mix your drinks, you'll end up with a worse hangover, compared...
Why do men hang around the barbecue?

Why do men hang around the barbecue?

It's a great Aussie mystery — why do men hang around the barbie? Are they really just Neanderthals at heart?
Should you wait an hour after eating before swimming?

Should you wait an hour after eating before swimming?

It's long been a classic old wives' tale that you can't go swimming directly after you've eaten. But is this true?
Why do certain people attract mosquitoes?

Why do certain people attract mosquitoes?

Dr Cameron Webb, Sydney University's resident mosquito expert, has prepared a box full of mozzies — and he's looking for some human fists to put in his...
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Does hypnotherapy work?

Does hypnotherapy work?

Hypnotherapy is becoming increasingly viewed as an effective tool to treat everything from stress, to weight management, fears, anxieties, phobias and pain;...
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Swine flu - Dr Rotchford's lowdown

It takes a very serious situation to get almost every country in the world on the same page, but that's exactly what's happened, and it's all been caused by a...
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Beating the mid-afternoon slump

Beating the mid-afternoon slump

When at work, do you sometimes feel sluggish, find it hard to concentrate and lose focus? Chances are it happened at about three o'clock and you weren't the...
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Germs in public places

Germs in public places

Giaan Rooney goes on germ patrol to find out what nasties are living in our public places.
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Is your workplace making you sick?

Is your workplace making you sick?

Over seven million Australians spend their working lives locked away from fresh air and sunshine in office blocks. While we worry about outdoor pollution,...
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Menopause

Menopause

It's a biological fact that all women will sooner or later face menopause. But what you may not know is there's supposedly a miracle cure you may not have...
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Water versus sports drinks

Water versus sports drinks

Love a hard workout where you sweat buckets? It's important to re-hydrate your body afterwards to replace the fluid you've lost and the longer that liquid...
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What's the best age to have kids?

What's the best age to have kids?

You've finally found a partner you know is 'the one' and you're keen to start a family 'some time' — but what time is the best time?
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Facing your fears

Facing your fears

Fear is one of our most basic instincts — it's enough to get the heart rate pumping and the adrenalin racing. But why does fear make us feel this way? And...
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Do you have a food addiction?

Do you have a food addiction?

From drug junkies to shop-a-holics, there's all sorts of addictions — but food addiction? You've got to be kidding, right?
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How to get the perfect six-pack

How to get the perfect six-pack

Most of us can only dream of having a washboard stomach, so what's the best way to get one and how long does it take?
Is child care good for your child?

Is child care good for your child?

For parents, childcare is very high on the list of priorities. Who should they leave their child with and will it be a positive or a negative experience?
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The lowdown on prostate cancer

The lowdown on prostate cancer

Most blokes will talk about anything when they get together for a beer … anything that is, except for their feelings and the state of their private parts.
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Bush survival

Bush survival

There's nothing quite like getting out and about and taking a walk in the bush. But it's easy to get lost and then the bush can go from delightful to deadly.
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What are mod cons doing to our health?

What are mod cons doing to our health?

In pre-historic times, life was a lot simpler — looking for food was pretty much a full-time job and that meant we got plenty of exercise.
But as we've...
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