Medicare stepping in to help counter eating disorder epidemic

It’s an alarming statistic. Approximately 1 million people in Australia have an eating disorder. And it’s due to these alarming numbers that for the first time ever, people with severe eating disorders have access to a comprehensive treatment plan under Medicare for the first time, including up to 60 appointments with psychologists and dietitians.

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“Inside out and round and round…”

Inside Out – popular song lyrics as well as a coming of age film, but now also a new hashtag for an important socio-cultural protest.

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Send in the clowns. They’re already here…

Clowns and children. They have been a match for countless generations. But now clowns are helping kids when they need it the most.

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Is your mobile giving you tech-neck wrinkles?

Yes, it's real. It’s even affecting millennials who are seeking out fillers to fix the deep lines appearing in the skin of their throats as a result of constantly looking down at their devices.

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She’s a hero, not just a pretty face

Heartbroken by the execution of her uncle by the Nazis, actress Audrey Hepburn worked for the Resistance in World War II, a new book will reveal.

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Breaking down the male stereotype in cybersecurity

Picture a cybersecurity hacker sitting cunningly behind a screen, hatching a devastating plot and I’ll bet you pictured that figure of a hacker as a male, right?

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This turtle is holy in the fight to clean the world's oceans

With so much talk about climate change and the insidious flow of microplastics through the food chain as a result of environmental damage, it’s nice to read when people are actually doing something about it and not just whinging and prophesying doom.

 

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Breast self-monitoring will help empower women

While a biomedical student at NASA, Yehudit Abrams was researching the potential use of ultrasound to monitor astronauts on the International Space Station. But it was the loss of her cousin in a car crash who was a breast cancer survivor that inspired Abrams to develop a new handheld ultrasound device that women can use at home to monitor their breast tissue.

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The ongoing scourge of slavery

A report from CNN recently highlighted an issue affecting women globally. While we may think that slavery has long since been abolished, sadly it is alive and well and thriving on the streets of Europe.

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Is it "Time's Up" for Victoria's Secret?

Statuesque at 6”2, size 12 and gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated, some would think Aussie model Robyn Lawley “had it all.”

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