Why are teenage girls less active than boys?

Why are teenage girls less active than boys?

The Federal Government’s ‘Girls, make your move’ campaign is aimed at getting young women to be more physically active. Studies show that only 5.9% of girls in year 11 were meeting the physical activity guidelines compared to 18.7% of boys. This is a stark contrast to...
The loss of a lifelong partner!

The loss of a lifelong partner!

When a woman loses her lifelong partner, it can affect her health in many ways. By Kirsten Braun. The loss of a lifelong partner brings about many changes for a woman. It might bring a shift in roles, responsibilities and also relationships. For many women, the...
Soft drink and our health!

Soft drink and our health!

Australians love their sweet, fizzy drinks. We are one of the top 10 consumers of soft drinks per capita in the world. Last year, Australians consumed 447 million litres of regular cola drinks alone. If we include all sugar-sweetened beverages, such as cordials, soft...
Sunscreen Truths!

Sunscreen Truths!

There has been much discussion in the media of late about sunscreen and its effectiveness. People have reported getting sunburnt despite applying sunscreen. Sunscreen failure, however, is often due to how well the sunscreen is applied and/or stored. Read our tips for...