Health

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Family history research has become a popular activity. PAMELA BERRY looks at motivation and some of the tools that have become available to make it easier.

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As Christmas approaches so do the levels of stress and anxiety so that this time of happy family reunions and fun times often ends up being quite the opposite, writes TRUDY KITHER.

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Sunshine 60 & Better Group Inc (Sunshine 60) is a community development healthy ageing program focused on increasing the awareness of healthy lifestyle options.

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Acceptance of eyesight problems is far ahead of hearing, with many not quite getting around to having a checkup, says  specialist audiologist Dr TEGAN KEOGH.

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A new national strategy will aim to reduce the threat of antibiotic resistance following statistics showing Australia’s consumption of antibiotics is among the highest in the developed world.

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Physical inactivity increases the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, obesity, diabetes and depression – all risk factors for dementia.

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It has always been important to exercise to maintain circulation and muscle strength, as well as more subtle abilities such as balance.