“I’m no criminal. I had no choice,” Bruce said. “I felt the only way I could get the government to see the injustice that is taking place was by taking action. All I wanted was to protect my home.” Bruce…
Peter Dutton’s condemnation of those he terms ‘fake refugees’ is prejudicial.
The government's crackdown on so-called 'fake refugees' imposes undue stress on an already extremely vulnerable community.
Families who are around at mealtimes can check their relatives are swallowing food properly and alert nursing home staff if there’s a problem.
Poor oral health in our nursing homes can lead to many complications, including choking to death. Here's how family and staff can help advocate for better care.
Multiple parallel actions are ongoing with the aim of achieving truth and justice for the 298 passengers and crew of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. The flight was shot down over Ukraine on July 17, 2014…
Not everyone is in a position to start university straight away.
Students on 'enabling' courses may now have to pay substantial fees under higher education reforms.
There are many types of “fasting” diets. But are they any better than restricting your energy intake the old fashioned way?
Fasting diets aim to make it easier to stick to a weight loss program, but they are not for everyone.
Shifting your diet away from processed foods and towards fruits and vegetables can reduce symptoms of asthma.
Upping your intake of vegetables and fruits can do more than just reduce your risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer – it could also help you breathe easier.
Twenty-two-year-old Australian woman Cassandra Sainsbury was arrested on April 11 at El Dorado airport in Bogota, Colombia. Sainsbury was due to return to Australia via London. Her suitcase contained 5.8kg…
No, not that type of iron overload – haemochromatosis, when your body absorbs too much iron.
Feeling tired and out of energy? Talk to your GP about checking your iron level.
Many people in aged care facilities have swallowing disorders and particular dietary needs.
There's a lot to consider in the problem of creating enjoyable foods for people with swallowing difficulties. Could 3D-printed food be part of the solution?
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has proposed tougher language requirements for new citizenship applicants.
Refugees are both more likely to apply for citizenship, and twice as likely as other migrant groups to have to retake the test.
Women (and their partners) can give their baby the best start in life by eating well even before they conceive.
Thinking about trying for a baby? Then now is the time for you and your partner to "spring clean" your food and lifestyle habits.
Brew longer for more health benefits.
Tea is one of the most popular drinks in the world. Tea is personal; everyone has opinions about making the perfect cup. But what does science say about getting the most out of your brew?
Careful where you step … how best to treat bluebottle jellyfish stings at the beach?
If you're confused about how best to treat a jellyfish sting, you're not alone. Even the experts disagree. So, here's the best advice we have.
Almost half of people report being on diets - so you should know what works and what doesn’t.
It's time to bust some diet myths and talk about the science behind weight loss
US President Donald Trump this week signed an executive order on “energy independence”. The order rescinds key elements of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan. Trump’s order lifts requirements…
The UK government will trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on Wednesday. This will serve as a formal notification of the UK’s intent to withdraw from the European Union. It will set off two years…
My Health Records were a big government investment, but they’re just not being used.
Will the My Health Record help people with communication difficulties share their health information across health providers?
There are ways to mask the taste of vegetables if you find them yucky.
Do you hate vegetables? You're not alone. About 20% of the population are "super-tasters".
Reviving an ancient tradition for a new era of contemporary witchcraft: modern Wiccans holding an event in the United States.
What does it mean to be a witch today? And what is a 'binding spell' trying to achieve?