Our troubles make us stronger

Problems come in all shapes and sizes.The shape and size of the following problem fits a…

Mindful Moments

There is a light in the core of our being that calls us home, one that…

NEW CSIRO TOOL TO COMBAT AUSTRALIA’S #1 DIET ISSUE

Low nutrient, high kilojoule food continues to be the top choice for Australians, with new research…

In Whose Hands is our Future?

Spiritual Matters – by Rev Chris SparksA fortuneteller was gazing into her crystal ball, talking to…

Dual drug approach to treat deadly melanoma

Research from the Centenary Institute has found that a new dual drug approach could offer up…

8 Pieces of Nutrition Advice to Live By

Paying close attention to your nutrition is a key part of developing and maintaining good health.…

Health experts warn the COVID vaccine will not protect Australians against influenza

• Research reveals 37% of Australians aged 18-49 do not plan on vaccinating against the flu•…

Making your COVID-19 vaccination appointment – what you need to know

People wishing to get a COVID-19 vaccination are again being urged to be patient as they…

Public Health Advice – Avoid flood waters

With the recent heavy rain and flooding across the region, North Coast Public Health Unit Director,…

A great Manly stay can make a big difference to a country child’s life

The Drummond House guest house, located within local charity Royal Far West’s beachside site, is open…

Dementia seen but not yet heard

People living with dementia have yet to hear from the Federal Government that dementia will be…

Lifejackets save lives! Learn how to service your inflatable lifejacket this weekend at Ballina and Coffs Harbour

Boaters are encouraged to attend free lifejacket self-servicing clinics this weekend at a range of locations…

Home dialysis changing local patient’s lives

Northern NSW Local Health District is helping change the lives of patients with kidney disease by giving…

Covid-19 is a ‘serious risk’ to 80% of older Australians

At least 80 per cent of Australians aged over 70 years are at high risk of…

Lost for words: treating the aftermath of a stroke

A Southern Cross University lecturer is breaking new ground in dealing with the little known condition…

I ain’t afraid of no ghosts: people with mind-blindness not so easily spooked

The link between mental imagery and emotions may be closer than we thought.  People with aphantasia –…

Nerve damage after chemo: potential risk factors revealed

A low haemoglobin count, older age and high BMI are possible risk factors for developing nerve…

More Australians using psychedelic drugs to self-treat mental health: survey

The Global Drug Survey, released Friday, reveals more Australians are turning to psychedelic drugs to self-treat mental illness…

Bees responsible for most venomous bite and sting hospitalisations

Over 3,500 Australians were hospitalised due to contact with a venomous animal or plant in 2017–18,…

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