health

How to help someone with mental illness

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Depression. Anxiety. Mental illness. These are issues that need to be talked about, especially in today’s day and age. Her Collective asked Beyond Blue’s Dr Luke Martin, Leader Youth and Families, about the best ways to handle things when someone close to you is going through these issues. What signs…

Life with sleep apnea

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For as long as I can remember, I’ve had sleep apnea. But not knowing what my condition was called, I thought my life was just like that – a perpetual cycle of sleep deprivation. It was how things were for me and there was nothing I could do about it….

Let’s talk about breasts

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A new national survey has revealed that Australian women have inadequate cancer detection practises, even among those with a strong family history. Ahead of Breast Cancer Awareness month, a new national survey points to a surprising number of Australian women still living in the dark about their personal breast cancer…

Review: Vicks Steam Vaporizer

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It’s almost impossible to protect your kids from colds and flu over the winter months. Especially if they’re at daycare and sharing around the snotty-nosed love. It’s never fun to have little kids suffering a cold, especially the under-twos who don’t have a pillow to help elevate their heads at night,…

5 fitness ideas for busy mums

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Remember when your own mum used to say ‘there just aren’t enough hours in the day’? As a kid, you probably couldn’t get your head round that. I mean, who needs more than 24 hours each day? Well, now we bet you know exactly how she felt. With 3am feeds,…