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  1. Staying connected

    Posted 30 July 2020 by BHC Team

    Being socially connected with people we care about and whose company we enjoy can help us cope with stress and reduce feelings of loneliness, anxiety and depression...

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    • BHC Team,
    • General interest
  2. Tips for home-isolation with kids

    Posted 17 March 2020 by BHC Team

    So, you have been advised that you and your family need to self-isolate for 14 days to help reduce the risk spreading coronavirus. 14 days can feel like a long time, especially if you are also looking...

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    • BHC Team,
    • General interest
  3. Two important things to do for hosting a healthy Christmas

    Posted 17 December 2019 by BHC Team

    To ensure a happy and healthy Christmas lunch or dinner, here are two ways to offer great healthy food and drink with your holiday cheer...

    Tags:
    • BHC Team,
    • Healthy eating,
    • Food & Recipes
  4. Three reasons you should grow a beard in December

    Posted 16 December 2019 by BHC Team

    In December, men are encouraged to grow a beard to raise awareness of bowel cancer.  Bowel cancer is Australia’s second deadliest cancer and third biggest cancer killer in men, but if...

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    • BHC Team,
    • General interest
  5. Don’t make me sick – keep food safe to eat

    Posted 15 November 2019 by BHC Team

    Whether it’s fresh food we make at home or shop-bought ready-made, there are high-risk foods that need to be prepared, cooked and stored safely so we don’t get sick...

    Tags:
    • BHC Team,
    • Food & Recipes,
    • Healthy Eating - Food safety and storage,
    • Digestive system - Gastroenteritis
  6. Friday on my mind

    Posted 08 November 2019 by BHC Team

    We take a look at why the weekly Friday is a favourite for so many people, and how to keep that feeling going into the weekend...

    Tags:
    • BHC Team,
    • General interest,
    • Active living,
    • Healthy mind
  7. Healthy Halloween everyone!

    Posted 31 October 2019 by BHC Team

    Halloween is not just about dressing up in kooky costumes, scaring people and stockpiling sweets. With all that walking and talking and knocking on neighbour’s doors, you’re also connecting with your...

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    • BHC Team,
    • Active living
  8. The benefits of eating a variety of fruits and vegetables

    Posted 21 June 2016 by BHC Team

    The vibrant colours of fruit and vegetables provide their own unique health benefits...

    Tags:
    • BHC Team,
    • Healthy eating
  9. Work out in your garden this spring

    Posted 01 October 2019 by BHC Team

    Did you know your garden can double as a gym? It’s a perfect space for exercise – lots of fresh air and sunlight while digging over the soil to the rhythm of birdsong–and there are no fees!...

    Tags:
    • BHC Team,
    • Active living
  10. Autumn is here - make the switch to seasonal foods

    Posted 21 March 2018 by BHC Team

    Summer is now in the past. After countless barbecues, celebratory lunches and dinners, the holiday season can take its toll on our healthy eating habits. Now we are moving into autumn, we can...

    Tags:
    • BHC Team,
    • Food & Recipes,
    • Healthy Eating
  11. 10 tips for summer food safety

    Posted 20 December 2018 by BHC Team

    Did you know food poisoning is more common in summer than at any other time of the year? This is because bacteria grow faster in hot and humid weather. In the right conditions, bacteria can multiply...

    Tags:
    • BHC Team,
    • Healthy eating
  12. Lead - a hidden hazard when removing

    Posted 06 November 2018 by BHC Team

    Renovating? Watch out for lead! It’s springtime, which means it’s time to pull out the tools and get stuck into some home improvements! DIY renovation is extremely popular in Australia, so...

    Tags:
    • BHC Team,
    • Prevention
  13. Sticking to New Year's resolutions

    Posted 20 December 2016 by BHC Team

    New Year's resolutions and how to stick to them...

    Tags:
    • BHC Team,
    • General interest,
    • Healthy mind,
    • Alcohol - Reducing your drinking,
    • Children (4-12) - Keeping active,
    • Get fit,
    • Health checks,
    • Healthy Eating - Healthy eating basics,
    • Lose weight,
    • Keeping active,
    • Quit smoking,
    • Relationships,
    • Travel and holidays,
    • Work,
    • Children (4-12) - Healthy eating
  14. Starting school - parent's stories

    Posted 27 January 2017 by BHC Team

    Stories from parents about preparing themselves and their children for starting school...

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    • BHC Team,
    • General interest
  15. Alcohol, hangovers, beer-bellies - how to party safely

    Posted 29 December 2017 by BHC Team

    How to celebrate without overdoing it...

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    • BHC Team,
    • Alcohol
  16. How to quit smoking for good

    Posted 16 May 2016 by BHC Team

    It takes a smoker an average of five to ten attempts to successfully quit smoking. But with good strategies and perseverance, giving up should be an attainable goal for everyone...

    Tags:
    • BHC Team,
    • Smoking,
    • Addiction,
    • May 2016
  17. Let's talk about depression in men

    Posted 26 October 2016 by BHC Team

    Depression affects men of all ages, however men continue to seek help for mental health issues at significantly lower rates than women. Jonathan experienced depression and anxiety throughout his...

    Tags:
    • BHC Team,
    • Healthy mind,
    • Anxiety - Anxiety explained,
    • Anxiety - Obsessive compuslive disorder,
    • Anxiety - Panic disorders,
    • Mental illness - Living with mental illness,
    • Mental illness - Mental illness explained
  18. Hair loss treatment: a history

    Posted 11 November 2016 by BHC Team

    A light-hearted look at the hair-raising history of baldness treatments...

    Tags:
    • BHC Team,
    • General interest,
    • November 2016
  19. About the Better Health Channel

    Posted 02 May 2016 by BHC Team

    The Better Health Channel has changed - learn about our new features, how to get around the site and what we have planned for the future...

    Tags:
    • BHC Team,
    • BHC news,
    • May 2016