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Exercise is “Powerful Stuff” for women’s health

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PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS vital for keeping Australian women happy, healthy and strong. This year’s Women’s Health focus is “Women’s Health, Powerful Stuff”, and Exercise Right wants to remind Australian women that exercise is powerful stuff for their physical and mental health. “The value of exercise cannot be overstated when it comes

What do you feel like watching tonight?

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RECENTLY, I HAD half an hour allotted in my evening for Netflix. I scrolled through My List, the place where you save things that look good so you can watch them later on. I scrolled through Because You Watched A Star Is Born (mostly sad Oscar-nominated dramas). I scrolled through Because You Watched

Love a mystery? Here‘s a great reality one from the Outback

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PODCAST-OF-THE-WEEK: LISTEN HERE: The Mystery of the Marree Man The Australian outback is home to many mysteries, but the Marree Man has to be one of the biggest. In every sense of the word. REPORTING, PHOTOGRAPHY: James Vyver, ABC Radio National READ THE ARTICLE HERE: The Marree Man. An Outback Enigma. By James Vyver, for

Bear finds a voice — Book Week analysis

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What do you see when you really look at the books on your kids’ shelf? Take a scroll through Australia’s 100 top-selling kids’ picture books of last year, as seen through the eyes of a bear on a mission. The ‘Elephant in the Room’ will be your helpful guide. READ FULL ARTICLES: • Bear

Anti-vaxxers: it’s only their business? Hardly.

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The fights against infectious disease and anti-vaxxers’ fears VACCINES PREVENT a staggering two to three million deaths per year around the world, yet vocal groups in Australia and internationally continue to cast doubt on their effectiveness. Vaccine hesitancy ranks alongside climate change, pandemic flu and Ebola as one of the top ten threats

Science check on improving health with these five foods

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These 5 foods are claimed to improve our health. But the amount we’d need to consume to benefit is ... a lot FOOD GIVES US the nutrients we need to survive, and we know a balanced diet contributes to good health. Beyond this, many people seek out different foods as “medicines”, hoping

Podcast-of-the-week: Vannak Prum on modern slavery

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and his graphic memoir The Dead Eye and the Deep Blue Sea FARZ EDRAKI, Bulletin alumnus, along with her ABC Radio National colleague explores the extraordinary tale of Vannak Prum. Prum’s book unwraps the world of modern slave labour geared to extracting food from nature in a world of exploding human

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