health

Police renew call to dob in dealers

 

· Friday, February 15, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Police across NSW are asking people to report anyone in their community who they think may be dealing drugs

‘The simple pleasures …’ Artist Profile: Marcello Araldi

 

· Wednesday, December 5, 2018 · 1 Comment 

 

Marcello Araldi is working in his studio called Peace of Redfern. “I love it here,” he says.

Convenience food

 

· Friday, November 23, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Food producers are making life easier for themselves but to the detriment of our health.

Soy – a healthy food, not a wonder drug

 

· Tuesday, September 18, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

So, is soy good or bad for you? There have been a number of scientific studies investigating this question in recent years.

Obesity – government failure

 

· Friday, March 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

As most of us know, Australia is one of the fattest nations on Earth.

Metabolic Risk – Insulin Resistance

 

· Wednesday, April 5, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

Type 2 diabetes is perhaps the most commonly recognised metabolic disorder in the community.

Pink pills for pale people?

 

· Monday, October 10, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

I am often asked about vitamins, supplements and tonics. Aside from specific cases, my general answer is don’t bother, for several reasons. Health supplements are a multi-billion dollar…

Let the sunshine in

 

· Tuesday, March 22, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

In 2012, Medicare paid almost $150 million in rebates for vitamin D testing. Most of this money would have been better spent on priority areas such as hospital…

Editorial: Caring for mental health

 

· Thursday, September 24, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

 

We all go through hard times. Asking “what do you do to get through hard times?” is a way of foregrounding strength and resilience.

The phantom limb – living with grief and loss

 

and · Sunday, August 23, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

 

Some typical ways that a person may experience grief: feeling stunned, or “reeling” or disbelieving of what has happened. Feeling numb and/or removed from the immediate reality. Feeling…