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Keeping your kids safe

Get some tips on how to teach your child to recognise suspicious behaviour and what to do about it.

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Cyberbullying

Cyberbullies work together or alone and attack their victim via electronic means, such as email or social media. Learn how to deal with cyberbullying.

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The truth about skin cancer

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in Australia, but myths persist about this deadly disease. Here, the truth behind 5 of the more common myths.

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8 ways to stress-proof your festive season

Christmas can lead to stress, family conflict and financial woes for many people. Check out these tips for keeping your cool during the festive season.

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Bullying and harassment

It comes in many forms – such as verbal, physical or online abuse – and bullying can leave the target feeling weak, helpless and even responsible.

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How to get help with mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic

If you’re concerned about your mental health because of the COVID-19 crisis, here are some of the tips, services and resources available to help you.

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Safety comes first when you're online

To mark Safer Internet Day and to combat cyberbullying, here are some insights and tips to help keep you and your children safe while online.

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Body image

An unhealthy body image affects your wellbeing and mental health, and may lead to eating disorders. Here are a few tips for improving body image.

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5 ways to reduce your risk of heart disease

Nine in 10 Australians have at least one risk factor for heart disease, but there are ways to reduce your risk and keep your heart healthy.

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Gary's story: the dodgy chicken pie

Gary was struck down with food poisoning due to a chicken pie, so he called healthdirect after hours GP helpline. Read about his story and how he got help.

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