Health + Medicine

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Become a home cook hero

UON Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics, Clare Collins is leading a national campaign to encourage more Australians to cook at home and win the battle of the bulge.

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Is this your child’s idea of playing sport?

A school-based physical activity study called ATLAS (Active Teen Leaders Avoiding Screen-time) has achieved the double ‘whammy’ – a marked improvement in fitness among adolescent boys and a reduction in television and video game usage....

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DADEE activity program benefits daughters

A world-first lifestyle program developed to enhance the physical and social-emotional well-being of young girls has been launched by University of Newcastle researchers. The DADEE (Dads And Daughters Exercising and Empowered) program engages...

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Getting to know Jenny May

Dr Jenny May was recently named Telstra RDAA Rural Doctor of the Year in recognition of her contribution to rural health on a local, regional and national scale.

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