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Drinking water and your health

Drinking plenty of water every day is essential for good health, and Australian tap water is the best choice for staying well hydrated. Find out more about healthy water consumption here.

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Diet and mental health

Here are 7 tips on how to eat well and develop healthy eating habits, whether that’s to keep yourself feeling good, or to help with mental health issues you are facing.

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Hangover ‘cures’

While there are no cures for a hangover, here are tips for avoiding one and for easing the symptoms if you have them.

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Cholera

Cholera is an illness that gives you severe diarrhoea and dehydration. It is most likely to be found in parts of the world with poor water and sanitary services.

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Cholesterol and lipid tests

A cholesterol (or lipid profile) test looks at the various levels of cholesterol and other fats in your blood.

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Oral thrush

Oral thrush is an infection of the mouth caused by a yeast fungus known as candida. Learn more about its treatments and how to prevent infection.

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Hot weather risks and staying cool

We live in a sunburnt country where hot days and heatwaves can stress our bodies. Here's how to stay cool and hydrated.

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How to quit drinking in July

If you're concerned about how much alcohol you drink, consider taking a break this July. Here's how to quit for a month and to raise funds for cancer patients.

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Lead poisoning

Lead can enter the human body through breathing in or swallowing materials contaminated with lead. Find out more about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of lead poisoning.

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Staying healthy when you have a heart condition

It's important to stay healthy if you have a heart condition and you can look after your heart by having a healthy lifestyle.

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