In Good Health News

Healthy Foods…?

These days we are told, it seems, every few minutes that, as Australians, we are the fattest in the world, that we are eating too much, and not of the right things. It can all get confusing and sometimes just too darn hard! Here are some easy swaps for you to think about, whether your ... Read more

New Year’s Resolutions

Harder to stick to than you think ABC Health and Wellbeing explores the challenges of achieving our New Year’s resolutions, suggesting that only 8 percent of goals set for the year are actually achieved, while the remaining 92 percent of goal setters wane in motivation and slip back into old habits. While our intentions serve ... Read more

Skip Jet Lag

Whether you are traveling for work or as a holiday, Jet Lag can be down right irritating and even painful if traveling with someone that just doesn’t quite cope with skipping over time zones! Jet lag is caused by disruption to the natural body cycles to do with sleeping and eating. The more time zones ... Read more

Mindful indulging over the festive season

With the Christmas season upon us and Christmas Day fast approaching it’s generally a time where our “routine like lifestyles” can be a little more relaxed. For many, the festive season can traditionally involve end of year work functions/cocktail parties, farewells and family get togethers. It’s a time where we tend to let the good ... Read more

Skin Cancer Action Week 2015

November 15-21 2015 Each year Cancer Council Australia and the Australasian College of Dermatologists come together for National Skin Cancer Action Week to remind Australians of the dangers associated with UV damage and the importance of sun protection and early skin cancer detection. This years’ theme, ‘UV. It all adds up’, focuses on unintentional UV damage ... Read more

Summer Skin

Summer in Australia is finally here, but the flipside of living in a sunburnt country is that we need to be aware of the dangers of sun damage from ultra violet (UV) light. Skin cancer – which is basically sun-damaged skin – is the most common type of cancer in Australia. Non-melanoma skin cancers (basal ... Read more

The Importance of Sun Safety

Australia has the highest rate of skin cancer globally. According to the National Health and Medical Research Council, over 400,000 Australians were treated for non-melanoma skin cancers in 2008 and approximately 11,000 Australians were diagnosed with melanoma in 2011. It is expected that 1 in 3 Australians will be treated for a skin cancer in ... Read more
Pre Employment Medical

Pre-employment medicals work

More employers are realising the advantages of pre-employment medical examinations. Traditionally the domain of large employers, such as government departments, utility companies, law enforcement, mining and transport companies, pre-employment medicals can also provide benefits for small to medium enterprises, especially those in the hospitality and retail sectors. Pre-employment medicals equip employers to manage any potential ... Read more