A traumatic childhood can affect you physically, mentally and socially.
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Childhood adversity doesn't just affect our choices – according to new research, it also weakens the body's fundamental ability to stay healthy in old age.
The shame of incontinence and why no one wants to talk about it.
Victims of ATM fraud in Nigeria are often shocked to find out that their defrauders are close family friends or relatives.
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Mere economic models don't take into account the full complexity of our relationship with alcohol.
If African pupils get a quality good education, it can benefit their long-term health.
If Malawian children do not learn basic skills like reading, will this harm them in the long term? Recent evidence suggests the answer is yes – at least in terms of their health.
Touch of salt needed, I think.
Around three billion people in the world, largely in developing countries, rely on fuels like wood and charcoal for cooking and heating in the home. But burning these biomass fuels, not least in confined…
People with resigned attitudes to work are more likely to suffer from persistent lower back pain than those with positive…
After the election, healthcare reform needs to be a priority for the Queensland government.
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No matter who wins the Queensland election this Saturday, the next premier of Queensland will have to face up to some serious challenges within the state’s health system. There were improvements made under…
Divorce might be more prevalent in younger generations but research shows divorce at a younger age harms your health more…
The way people perceive their illness has a significant impact on their health, a review of existing studies has found. People’s…
Added sweetners are contributing to a rise in diseases, experts say. Flickr/Tony Castillo.
Governments should tax added sweeteners and limit their sale to people over a certain age, say health experts who consider…
Maintaining very good health including good sight, hearing and break-free bones may lower a person’s risk of developing dementia…