How to know if a barking cough is croup (and what to do next)

26 September, 2023 . by Claire Burke

Often characterised by a barking, seal-like cough, croup is one of the most common respiratory conditions for young kids. Here’s what you should know.


Why vaginal microbiome is so critical for women’s health

8 April, 2023 . by Raymond Suba

Just like our gut microbiome, our vaginal microbiome is an intricate micro-ecosystem and keeping it in balance is crucial to good female health.


How to tell if your bowel movements are normal

12 March, 2023 . by Raymond Suba

Your stools can reveal a lot about your health. Here is what you can learn from your bowel movements, what’s normal and what to watch for.


The killer bug doctors warn is on the rise in Australia

15 February, 2023 . by christine joy magat

A rise in potentially deadly strep A cases among Aussies kids has health authorities on high alert. So, what are the symptoms?


Less booze, more good fats: Top tips for a healthy liver

6 November, 2022 . by Michelle Rose

It’s an organ so vital we can’t survive without it. So what can you do to keep your liver in the best shape possible?


18 ways to winter-proof your life

1 June, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

Sail through the colder months with these tips for staying at the top of your health, beauty and lifestyle game all winter long.


Got a virus? Here’s how to supercharge your recovery

11 May, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

If you’ve been hit for six by a nasty virus, here’s how to get back to full health.


Why you need to clean your mobile phone today (really)

28 May, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

They have become a lifeline – but research shows mobile phones are disgusting cesspools of germs that can even spread viruses.


The best herbs to keep your immunity in top shape

21 May, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

When it comes to warding off colds and other bugs, some of the best preventative measures you can take come straight from the garden. 


The best virus-fighting strategies to adopt this winter

14 May, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

In the thick of cold and flu season, you can take a few vital steps to help boost your immunity and protect against illness.