• A man has prediabetic

    How do you know if you’re prediabetic?

    Prediabetes doesn’t come with any warning signs or symptoms you’d notice in everyday life. But left untreated, it can develop into much more serious health conditions.
    • Wellbeing
    30 September 2019
  • A man sharing his mental health issue

    What coping mechanisms do men really use to stay mentally healthy?

    Coping mechanisms can be either healthy or unhealthy. We look at how and why men use both of these types to cope with negative emotions.
    • Wellbeing
    30 September 2019
  • Alcohol and cancer

    The news about alcohol and cancer which might shock you

    Smoking and drinking together leads to an increased risk of cancers as opposed to when people do one or the other. The risk of mouth and throat cancers can be up to 35x greater for people who smoke and drink heavily. Quitting smoking can reduce your cancer risk.
    • Wellbeing
    24 September 2019
  • Human eyes

    What are eye floaters?

    If you’re seeing dark spots, these could be eye floaters. Why do we get them and are they bad for us? VSP Vision Care have the answers.
    • Wellbeing
    24 September 2019
  • Cancer screening center

    The cancer screenings available to you right now

    Early detection means your best chance of survival when it comes to cancer. We discuss screenings for common cancers in Australia which are often free, and accessible at your request.
    • Wellbeing
    22 August 2019
  • A staff struggling with fatigue

    Are you fatigued? The symptoms to watch for…

    We all have those days where it’s a struggle to make it through until home time, and all you can think about is crawling into bed. Does your workload suffer on these days? Absolutely! Sometimes it’s the result of a one-off late night out you couldn’t avoid. You have a decent sleep and wake up feeling back to your old self. But what if it’s been days or weeks on end, and you’re still dead tired?
    • Wellbeing
    22 August 2019
  • A optometrist is testing eyes of a woman

    How does diabetes affect your eyes?

    Diabetes (type 1 and 2) can affect the blood supply to the eyes, which may contribute to the development of complications like diabetic retinopathy. Regular check-ups are vital.
    • Wellbeing
    22 July 2019
  • A woman looking at the sea

    Know the risks: Australia’s most common cancers in men and women

    One in three cancers in Australia are preventable. That means that there are lifestyle changes you can make right now that will greatly reduce your risk of being diagnosed.
    • Wellbeing
    17 July 2019
  • A man is getting his eyes tested by Optometrist

    The four common questions you’re asking optometrists

    What are the eye health questions OPSM’s optometrists get asked most by their customers? They’ve shared them, and the answers, with us.
    • Wellbeing
    17 July 2019
  • House Plants

    Indoor houseplants: On-trend and beneficial to your health

    The indoor plant is back and bigger than ever. And it has a lot more to offer than Instagram eye-candy and home beautification. In fact, they could be benefiting your health right now.
    • Wellbeing
    13 June 2019
  • A man with positive mental health

    What is positive mental health, and how can we foster it?

    Positive mental health allows you to enjoy all the activities you want to participate in. It doesn’t mean you will never be sad or go through emotionally-challenging times. However, those with positive mental health will be able to bounce back more easily from these experiences - this is called mental resilience.
    • Wellbeing
    20 May 2019
  • Sleep anxiety

    Managing Sleep Anxiety: Your guide to a good night’s rest

    Sleep anxiety can have profound effects on your health and wellbeing, and costs the economy millions. Effective sleeping strategies can boost your health.
    • Wellbeing
    19 March 2019
  • Nature And Health

    The connection between nature and health

    We’re told from childhood that being outside is good for us, but is this true? Can nature really benefit our health?
    • Wellbeing
    18 February 2019
  • MentalHealth

    How to ask for a mental health day, and why you should!

    Four out of five Aussies don’t take mental health days, yet, stress is prevalent throughout the country. So how do you ask for a mental health day?
    • Wellbeing
    18 February 2019
  • Gathering over a Christmas feast

    Short and sharp answers to holiday weight gain

    You can expect to put on anywhere between 2-6kg between November to mid-January, and depending on your regular eating habits, you will either keep the weight for years or lose it in the following months.
    • Wellbeing
    10 December 2018
  • Smart phones in the silly season

    Your phone might be ruining your ho-ho-holidays

    Want to have a mentally healthy Christmas? You might want to put a ho-ho-hold on your social media exposure.
    • Wellbeing
    10 December 2018