Fitness First

Fitness First

It’s always hard to get back into the swing of things after those relaxing couple of weeks over Christmas and New Years. Having time away from keeping fit and healthy eating is always nice but it makes getting back on track that little bit harder. Get your exercise motivation back Ways to get your motivation… 

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Back to School

Back to School

Are all you parents ready for the back to school saga with your little ones? Here are some basics to help prepare yourself and the kids for their first days back to school this year: 1. Back to school shopping Make a list of all the stationery, backpacks etc. and mark them off as you… 

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New Years Resolutions 2015

New Years Resolutions 2015

Welcome to 2015! It’s a new year and it can be a new you too! If you’re trying to find a resolution that you can stick to, look back on your past resolutions and come up with a completely new set of challenges that are a little less challenging. Instead of focusing on the outcomes… 

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From the dentist – the other side of the smile

From the dentist – the other side of the smile

They say you’re never fully dressed without a smile. But with gum disease becoming one of the biggest health issues in Australia, a bright smile and open grin are being pushed to the back of the wardrobe. An article in the Sydney Morning Herald recently explained the prevalence of oral diseases and the toll that… 

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Charging for public health services could help save the health system

Charging for public health services could help save the health system

There’s been a lot of talk recently about the importance of “price signals” for health services that the community has come to regard as typically “free”. The idea is that if we charge people a small “co-payment” for emergency services or bulk-billed GP visits (say around $5-$6 a visit) then this gives signals to the… 

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