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National Centre for Farmer Health likely to close

Thu, 3rd May 2012, Health and lifestyle

The National Centre for Farmer Health is likely to close, after the Victorian Government cut its funding. 

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Patient Support Groups

Thu, 3rd May 2012, Health and lifestyle

If you've just been diagnosed with an illness, or you've undergone major surgery, you might feel bewildered and alone. You might wonder what the future holds.

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Meat and a healthy diet

Thu, 3rd May 2012, Health and lifestyle

Lean meat is good for you if eaten in moderation.

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Longevity in our genes

Thu, 3rd May 2012, Health and lifestyle

In this edition, the secret to longevity in life - could it lie in our genes? Sophie Scott talks to scientists and internet security experts about the safety of electronic health records.

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The good oil on cooking oils

Thu, 3rd May 2012, Health and lifestyle

For heart-healthy eating, we're advised to use plant-based cooking oils. But how do you get the best out of the oils you use in the kitchen?

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Is a red face a sign someone has high blood pressure?

Thu, 3rd May 2012, Health and lifestyle

As any makeup artist knows, a touch of red in the cheeks can give you an appealing healthy glow.  But a face that's too rosy is perceived by many as unhealthy – a common belief being that it's a sign your blood pressure's up.

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Benefits of seniors' exercise programs

Thu, 3rd May 2012, Health and lifestyle

Canadian researchers show that weight training and muscle strengthening can help thinking ability and memory.

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What caused the recent earthquakes in Australia?

Thu, 3rd May 2012, General

How can earthquakes happen in places like Australia that are far from the edges of tectonic plates? Why are some parts of the world more active than others?

Earlier this year, a 6.1 earthquake hit the north of South Australia, far from the edges of the Indo-Australian plate on which Australia sits.

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Why are eggs egg-shaped?

Thu, 3rd May 2012, General

If you have a sense of curiosity, you probably like to ask questions. And if you like to cook, and are curious, you might have asked, "Why are eggs egg-shaped?"

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What's rational about risk?

Thu, 3rd May 2012, General

There's more to risk than cold hard facts. Rod Lamberts explains why we choose to ignore science, even when the odds are against us.

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