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Sources high in vitamin D

Vitamin D is essential for calcium absorption and healthy bones and muscles. Most vitamin D comes from sunlight, but it's also found in some foods.

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Summer skin rashes

Summer rashes can be caused by things like sunlight, insects, sweating and overheating - especially if you have allergies and/or pre-existing skin conditions.

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Pityriasis rosea

Pityriasis rosea is a pink, scaly and inflamed skin rash. Cool baths can help soothe the skin; sunlight can help fade the rash. Learn more here.

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Your daylight saving cheat sheet

Daylight saving starts Sunday October 6, which means moving the clocks forward by 1 hour. Need help coping with the time change? Follow these handy tips.

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Vitamin D test

Vitamin D deficiency is common in Australians, so your doctor may ask you to take a test as part of your general check up.

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Sunburn and sun protection

All people are at risk of sunburn, and young children can get seriously burnt in less than 30 minutes. Here's how to avoid and treat sunburn.

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Psoriasis medication

There are many different types of medicines used to help ease psoriasis symptoms. Learn more about what medicines to take from a trusted source.

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Cold sores

Cold sores are blister-like spots that appear in or around the mouth. Find out about prevention, common triggers, treatment and self-care options.

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Vitamin D deficiency

Vitamin D deficiency occurs when your body doesn’t get enough vitamin D to function well. Learn about the symptoms, who's at risk and how to get enough vitamin D.

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Jet lag

Jet lag is the result of quickly crossing several time zones so your body’s natural sleep rhythms are disrupted. Here are some tips to minimise the symptoms of jet lag.

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