Health and Well-being

Health news category is the general Health news that goes onto the Health page

Busting the myths about sleep

DR SHANE PASCOE, PSYCHOLOGIST & SLEEP EXPERT Your path to a restful night awaits…. How did you sleep last night? Are you tired all the time?...
Exercise plays a huge role in staying younger longer

Putting off getting old

PROF. ROSS GRANT, NEUROPHARMACOLOGIST, THE SAN For centuries civilisations have asked the same questions: how do we live longer and stave off the negative effects...

7 steps to a ‘new year, new me’ body

YVONNE CENCIOTTI, STEPZ FITNESS THORNLEIGH The new year is underway and many of us are still struggling to keep those new year resolutions and lose...
Audiometrist Katie Rahman testing a client's hearing

Clear as a bell

Katie Rahman, audiologist Do yourself and those around you a favour and get your hearing checked Hearing loss is known as the “invisible disability”. It isn’t...

Living with dementia – Bill’s story

Sue Buckle When Mary was diagnosed with dementia, her husband Bill decided that this was a private matter and that he wouldn’t tell their friends....

Hornsby & Ku-ring-gai women warned – don’t ignore your mammograms

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the head of BreastScreen NSW has a warning for local women… New data shows a concerning number of women in...
Fiona Wilson with exercise physiologist Joanna Jacques

Weight loss a team effort

Macquarie’s one-stop shop for slimming down and getting healthy Fed up of traipsing from one health professional to another in a quest for a joined-up...
Life Cyle of a Tick. Illustration courtesy of Stephen L. Doggett, Department of Medical Entomology, Westmead Hospital

Tick bites & what to do

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR SHERYL VAN NUNEN Tick-induced Allergies Research and Awareness Centre It’s the time of year again when the weather starts to warm up, we spend...

Mental-health related events locally this month

HSC Trials Bounce Back – 6 – 7.30pm August 21, jointly hosted by Art of Smart Education and KYDS Youth Development Service. Strategies and...

The retirement challenge… and news of a programme to help retiree mental health

To navigate the path to a happy and fulfilling retirement, Lifeline  Harbour to Hawkesbury counsellors have developed a program which tackles the challenges many...