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Healthy lifestyle

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How to eat a balanced diet

Get some of the best tips on how to eat a wide variety of foods in the right proportions for a healthy diet.

Alcohol effects people in different ways.

How alcohol affects your health

Alcohol is the most widely used social drug in Australia but it can be consumed responsibly. Learn here about the dangers of binge drinking.

BMI and waist circumference can estimate your healthy weight.

BMI: time to measure up

Learn to estimate whether you are a healthy weight or not using body mass index (BMI) and measuring your waist circumference.

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Fitness and exercise

Fitness tips and exercise topics to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Cycling, walking, running, and yoga among others.

Romance can bring some positive health benefits.

Benefits of love and sex

Some scientific studies suggest that love and sex can bring benefits such as lower blood pressure. Find out how cupid's arrow can boost your health.

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Healthy eating

Healthy eating tips and topics, such as vegetarian food, healthy food swaps and how to eat a balanced diet, among others.

By changing a few eating habits you can make a big difference.

Healthy food swaps

Eating fewer foods that are high in calories, fat, salt and sugars, and swapping them for something healthier is a great way to maintain a healthy lif...

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Does your diet have enough fibre?

Find out how much fibre is needed in your diet and get tips for increasing your intake.

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How to lower your cholesterol

High cholesterol levels increase your risk of heart disease and stroke. Here's how you can help lower the level of cholesterol in your blood.

Exercise can help you to lose weight

Start losing weight

Physical activity as part of your daily routine is a key part of a healthy lifestyle. This guide can help you on your journey towards a healthy weight...

Strength training should be an important part of your physical activity.

Physical activity for seniors

If you are over 65, you should try to be active every day. Here are tips on how to stay fit and information about how much physical activity you need.

Quit smoking: challenge your excuses.

Smoking - quit making excuses

These are the most common seven excuses that smokers use to delay quitting, and how to overcome them.

Self-help tips to fight fatigue

Learn how to fight fatigue and restore your energy.

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Impetigo - myDr.com.au

Impetigo - sometimes called school sores - is a very contagious skin infection. It is most common in children and infants and causes sores, especially on the face.

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Breasts: inside women's breasts - myDr.com.au

An internal view shows that the breast is made up of fat, nipple, glands and a network of ducts.

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Varicose veins - myDr.com.au

Varicose veins (twisted, swollen veins) in the legs are a common problem. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatment for varicose veins.

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Listeria risk in pregnancy - myDr.com.au

Listeria bacteria can cause serious problems during pregnancy. Listeria can be transmitted by eating contaminated food, but there are steps you can take to avoid infection.

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Malaria precautions while pregnant or breast feeding - myDr.com.au

Malaria infection in pregnant women may be more severe than in non-pregnant women. Find out what precautions need to be taken for travel.

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Physical activity in children and teenagers - myDr.com.au

Get the low down on why physical activity is so important for children and teenagers.

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Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) tests in pregnancy - myDr.com.au

An alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) test is a blood test that can show whether your fetus has signs of some birth defects, in particular, spina bifida (a type of neural tube defect).

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Ultrasound - myDr.com.au

Ultrasound is a way of taking a look at the unborn baby without using potentially harmful X-rays.

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Head lice - myDr.com.au

Head lice (or nits), which live and breed in hair or on the scalp, can be treated by wet combing with a conditioner or with various shampoos and lotions.

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Ovulation testing - myDr.com.au

Find out how ovulation tests can help you find your most fertile days and increase your chances of getting pregnant.

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