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Even more reason to love exercise as it lowers your risk of developing cancer!

The benefits of regular exercise are well know, however the list of benefits continues to grow and it’s effect on different areas of health continues to expand all the time. A recent paper published in the Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise journal showed that a mere 5 hours of moderate intensity exercise a …

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Bones – the framework of the body!

Bones – they make up the framework and foundation of our bodies! We know about keeping our organs healthy and our muscles strong, but we often forget about our bones! Most of the time, loss of bone density is silent. It takes an accident, such as a fall or other form of trauma, for an …

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National Diabetes Week: The Emotional Burden of Diabetes

July 11-17 is National Diabetes Week. 1.2 million Australians are living with diabetes and it has one of the fastest rates of diagnosis in the world.  Diabetes is characterised by higher than normal blood sugar levels. This can be a result of genetics, lifestyle changes, or can be diagnosed during pregnancy (gestational diabetes). Regardless of …

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