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Posture problems? Stand corrected.

Posture problems? Stand corrected.

April 15, 2019

Putting in a bit of effort to improve your posture can pay off in reduced pain, better blood flow, healthier organs and more, according to a local physiotherapist. Posture is defined as the position...

Bilbies not bunnies this easter

Bilbies not bunnies this easter

April 15, 2019

Easter this year falls on Saturday 21 April. It was traditionally associated with Christianity but originated as a pagan holiday well before the resurrection of Jesus Christ. In 21st Century Australia,...

COMMENT: Media prefer drugs to alcohol

COMMENT: Media prefer drugs to alcohol

April 12, 2019

Ice epidemic! Ecstasy plague!! Record heroin haul!!! Sensational, spellbinding headlines that may seduce you to click, read, watch or listen to and maybe go: “Bloody druggies… lock em up!” You...

Mass meditation – Focus for a moment

Mass meditation – Focus for a moment

April 8, 2019

When you hear the word meditation? What comes to mind? If you said you don't find meditation easy, and you imagine yourself sitting in a quiet place on the floor with your eyes closed, legs crossed,...

Do you know about AFE?

Do you know about AFE?

April 8, 2019

Amniotic Fluid Embolism’s (AFE) are a rare and life-threatening condition predominantly affecting woman in labour and during birth. It occurs when fluid from the amniotic sac (the fluid surrounding...

GOFUNDME brain surgery for Ella

GOFUNDME brain surgery for Ella

April 8, 2019

Bubbly, bright and energetic is how those who know 5-year-old Ella Ford have described her, according to Ella’s Mother, Sarah Colegate. However, Ella’s health has rapidly declined over the past six...

Are you reading your food right?

Are you reading your food right?

April 8, 2019

Have you ever wondered what all the information on the back of packets or side of cans means? Have you read through it and thought you have no idea what is being stated? There's a reason for it being...

20talk: Mental health support disguised as a pint with friends.

20talk: Mental health support disguised as a pint with friends.

April 1, 2019

After losing a close friend to suicide, Leighton Bradfield felt that there needed to be more support for young people struggling mentally and emotionally. So, he did something about it, and in June 2018...

Hip health awareness

Hip health awareness

April 1, 2019

Eight infants are diagnosed with hip dysplasia every day, yet this common condition has a history of going undetected. Hip dysplasia, sometimes called developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH), is a...

Smoking ban for Cottesloe coastline

Smoking ban for Cottesloe coastline

March 29, 2019

The Town of Cottesloe has reached a unanimous verdict to ban smoking along its coastline, becoming the third local government in Perth to do so, joining the Joondalup and Cockburn Councils in having smoke-free...

‘Extinct’ bee rediscovered, but still at risk

‘Extinct’ bee rediscovered, but still at risk

March 25, 2019

A native bee species called the Douglas’s broad-headed bee, Hesperocolletes douglasi, believed to be extinct in 1994 was recently rediscovered in Perth. The discovery of the bee in remnant Banksia woodland...

Fresh air for children with Cystic Fibrosis.

Fresh air for children with Cystic Fibrosis.

March 25, 2019

A Perth-based biotech company has received over $20m in funding to develop a new treatment for children suffering from Cystic Fibrosis, more commonly referred to as CF. The treatment is being developed...

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