Health + Medicine


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.


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....


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...


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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