Pope Francis has finally, and for the first time, admitted the Church has a problem with priests sexually abusing nuns.
Twenty-five years ago, an Irish nun handed a report to the Catholic Church that detailed sexual abuse against nuns by priests worldwide. It was ignored. But now nuns are finally sharing their stories.
The pine marten – cute but cunning.
We should welcome a native predators' return across the British Isles, while at the same time being honest about the implications.
If children enjoy sport, they’re more likely to continue to play over a lifetime.
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Be careful before you rush your kids into so-called "talent identification" sports programs – you might be putting a whole lifetime of enjoyable exercise at risk.
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As gas from your stomach comes up your food pipe, it makes the surface of the upper part of your oesophagus rattle and vibrate. It is a bit like windows that rattle during a windy storm.
Walking has a variety of health benefits.
Many of us are programmed to aim for 10,000 steps a day. This target is not right for everyone – but we can all benefit from setting step goals to increase our activity.
John Longmuir as The Captain, Michael Honeyman as Wozzeck and Richard Anderson as The Doctor in Opera Australia’s production of Wozzeck.
Based on a play by Georg Büchner, Alban Berg's opera Wozzeck brings visions of a tormented fusilier's terror to life through music.
Bringing your lunch and snacks to work could save you $600 to $1,800 a year.
Are you a meticulous lunch planner, or do you decide what's for lunch after those first pangs of hunger strike after midday? If you're in the second camp, it might be time to change.
Parents may need to play the advocate for their child, especially if their child has a disability which affects their ability to communicate.
It's important for the child and their achievement at school that there is a good parent-teacher-student partnership.
You don’t have to miss out on Christmas celebrations.
If you’re not a fan of plum pudding or pork with crackling, why not swap them for something healthier, like prawns and fresh fruit salad?
Elsa Pataky and Marco Pigossi in Tidelands (2018)
Tidelands, is a speculative story about half-human/half-siren beings who live in the coastal Queensland town of Orphelin Bay. Unfortunately, it is not always a success.
There are about 30,000 refugees in Australia, and just over 200 of them have been able to study at a university.
Federal government policies are the biggest barriers to people seeking asylum in accessing higher education in Australia.
Jason Momoa as Aquaman in the forthcoming film.
With his beard, trident, and status as Atlantean ruler, the superhero Aquaman borrows many traits from the sea gods of mythology.
Men also experience postnatal mental health and adjustment issues.
Having a stressed and depressed father can have serious implications for infants and relationships. And supporting a father who may be experiencing mental ill health means supporting the mother too.
The decision to induce labour depends on many factors, but women must be central to this process.
When a pregnancy lasts 42 weeks or more or complications arise, women will need to consider being induced.
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Handmaid’s Tale (MGM Television, 2017).
La emisión de la serie de televisión The Handmaid's Tale (El cuento de la criada) y la publicación de un estudio sobre el número de espermatozoides masculinos han dejado a algunos preocupados por el futuro de la fertilidad humana.
People with a mental health condition are more likely to be smokers.
Smoking rates are high among Australians with a mental illness. Quitting is likely to improve their physical and mental health; supporting them to do so should be part of mental health care.
There are several health benefits associated with losing excess pregnancy weight.
Your body has been changing over nine months, so naturally it will take a little while to change back. But there are some things you can do to achieve a healthy weight after having a baby.
In Ancient Greek texts, the king Lycaon is punished for misdeeds by being turned into a wolf.
The earliest surviving example of man-to-wolf transformation is found in The Epic of Gilgamesh, from around 2,100 BC. But the werewolf as we now know it first appeared in ancient Greece and Rome.
Ghana has at least one one major flood disaster every year.
Ghana needs to deal with the underlying causes of floods and prepare people for them.
Kiernan Shipka as Sabrina in the new Netflix series.
The new Sabrina joins a host of other witches in pop culture, a witch revival that reflects more radical feminist politics.