A cruise can be a fantastic holiday. But it certainly won't be if you end up confined to the bathroom with gastro.
Do you know people who cling to myths about sunscreen? Here's the evidence to convince them they're wrong.
If you're expressing breast milk for your baby, it's important to understand how to store it safely – particularly when we're experiencing warmer weather.
Here's how to avoid a trip to the emergency dentist this holiday.
Hot weather can make chronic health conditions, most commonly experienced by older people, more difficult to manage. So it's a good idea to look out for older friends and relatives this summer.
The average Australian school kid spends more time watching TV or gaming and less time being active over their summer holidays. Could more chores be the answer?
If your family Christmas usually involves annoying relatives and unwanted presents, here's how to be grateful and actually enjoy what the festive season brings.
With summer upon us, some people may be hoping to shed a few kilos. Although a quick-fix can be tempting, to keep the weight off in the longer term, here's how to steer clear of the fads.
Australia is heading into a scorching summer, but the factors causing the hot and dry weather are expected to ease later in the season.
Drought has both natural and human causes, but deep cuts in our greenhouse gas emissions are urgently needed, regardless.
Monitoring the timing of recurring biological events is key to understanding the effects of climate change.
The brain-eating amoeba _Naegleria fowleri_ kills 97% of its victims, and infections are almost impossible to diagnose quickly. Here is how it kills.
Recent reports describe people dying from infections caused by flesh-eating bacteria. But that doesn't that mean you can't still enjoy time at the beach frolicking in warm water.
The millennials have boosted rosé consumption: in the United States alone, 65% of them declare themselves "rosé drinkers". How can this overall success be explained?
You can stay fit during soaring summer temperatures — if you follow some simple precautions.
Municipal swimming pools flourished in the 20th century. But too often, their success was based on the exclusion of African Americans.
The habit of using our phones while at a summer music festival can negatively impact our experiences.
The hottest Australian summer on record is ending, and it's likely we've got a warm, dry autumn to come.
Migrants are no more at risk of drowning than Australian-born swimmers but you'd never know from media reports.
Much of Australia is sweltering due to a high pressure system parked over the Tasman Sea – and there's no sign it's moving any time soon.