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Vouchers urged for social services Vouchers urged for social services

A major shift to more voucher-type funding of social…

Can yoga give you an orgasm? Can yoga give you an orgasm?

Besides improving your flexibility, the ancient practice…

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Five deadly parasites spread
Five deadly parasites spread

Global events such as climate change and an international trade have caused a number of dangerous parasites to emerge in…

Scientist's bold claim: I'll live to be 150
Scientist's bold claim: I'll live to be 150

A scientist specialising in anti-ageing research has made the bold claim that he will live to be 150, and he takes 100 drugs…

How caterpillars could ease arthritis pain
How caterpillars could ease arthritis pain

A fungus found on caterpillars could be used to relieve pain in osteoarthritis sufferers, according to British researchers…

How to be naturally happy
How to be naturally happy

Being a naturally fit person starts with the right mindset. It always starts with mindset. Once we have that right everything…

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Controversial additive no longer in cake
Controversial additive no longer in cake

Two supermarket chains say their supplier has removed a preservative from its cakes which is restricted…

Second health worker negative for Ebola

A second healthcare worker who recently returned from Sierra Leone has tested negative for the Ebola virus.

Kiwis happier than Aussies

New Zealanders are happier than their rivals from across the ditch, according to a new report released today.

If a cancer cure sounds too good to be true, it probably is

Cancer Council Victoria CEO Todd Harper is urging patients to be wary of cancer cure claims that sound too good to be true…

Woman talk about giving birth
Woman talk about giving birth

We got a diverse group of real women to tell us about their own experiences with pregnancy and childbirth…

Why do we remember dramatic events so vividly?

Why would people who were not immediately or directly affected by big events have such a long-lasting sense of knowing exactly…

Mozzies choose who they bite

Scientists have found that the chance of being bitten by a mosquito is written in the genes and some people are just more…

The truth about what's making us fat

Excessive sugar and carbohydrates are behind the obesity crisis rather than physical inactivity, claim three experts in…

Botox can reach the nervous system - but it's still safe

Botox, or Botulinum neurotoxin type-A, is most commonly known for its cosmetic use as a smoother of wrinkles.

Asthma cure may take only five years
Asthma cure may take only five years

Asthma could be cured within five years after scientists discovered what causes the condition and how…

'Hipster spinsters' redefining single life

In a new book, American cultural critic Kate Bolick argues that spinsterhood is an enviable state. Laura Freeman reports…

'Health experts'... be warned

Pretty Instagram pictures and a six-pack does not make you a health expert, warns Lee Suckling.

Why women's hair thins out

Balding in men is so common it doesn’t raise an eyebrow. But when a woman starts to lose hair, it can be extremely distressing…

Cheers to secret of my success

I am happy. I am one of the happiest people you will ever meet, writes Mike Hosking. Being upbeat and happy and positive…

Health blogger admits cancer was a lie
Health blogger admits cancer was a lie

After months of speculation - and years of her friends' doubts - Whole Pantry founder Belle Gibson has…

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