Employers have a duty to address work stressors and make adjustments for workers with long-term illnesses.
The health care world has changed a lot in 40 years, but Medicare hasn’t. Here are three areas for radical forms to the system that will achieve its aims of universal health care for all Australians.
In addition to saving costs for individuals and our health-care system, facilitating access to dental care would enhance the population’s oral health and potentially help in managing chronic diseases.
Eating too much salt is bad for our health. Governments and food manufacturers have a big role to play in reducing the salt content of Australians’ diets.
Should companies offer tailored timetables and workplaces on the basis of our different bodies, or are universal solutions, such as the four-day week, the way forward?
Some foods can affect how well your lungs function, how often you have asthma attacks and how well your puffer works. Here’s what to eat if you have asthma.
Bill C-7 has created ethical tensions between MAID providers and palliative care, between transparency and patient privacy, and between offering a dignified death rather than a dignified life.
The challenging realities surrounding end-of-life care are especially difficult for older people experiencing homelessness, who have more barriers to accessing hospice care.
A new study shows that the gut microbiota has little or no effect on our weight, metabolism and risk of developing chronic diseases.
Research has examined how ultraprocessed foods can contribute to diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer and mood disorders. A healthier diet is one way to use food as medicine.
Many people with long COVID experience persistent debilitating symptoms like fatigue and brain fog. But a few develop more life-threatening and lasting damage to their heart and brain.
Aging is a major risk factor for many chronic diseases. Figuring out what influences longevity and how to identify rapid agers could lead to healthier and longer lives for more people.
Experience of any form of partner violence increases the risk of developing chronic illnesses. Healthcare professionals need to recognise family abuse as a health issue.
Three years into the pandemic, it’s now clear we got some things wrong about long COVID early on.
The Albanese government has promised a centre for disease control. Its main focus has to be health equity for disadvantaged groups.
Mindfulness can teach us to be more present – not just for ourselves, but also for our colleagues, friends and loved ones.
‘See your GP’ is standard advice. But what if you don’t have one? Or yours is shutting up shop? Here’s how to find a new GP who suits you.
If we want people with complex care needs to prioritise their health, cutting patient fees, providing flexible hours and paying attention to their social circumstances would be a good start.
Pumpkins are a versatile fruit that can be prepared in many different ways.
Start by creating a safe space by showing you beleive them.