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Tuesday, Jul. 25, 2017

Be informed – signs and symptoms of breast cancer

Signs and symptoms of breast cancer can include: a change in size or shape a lump or area that feels thicker than the rest...

The Best Way to Quit Smoking, According to Science

15 May, 2016. Researchers have long sought for answers on the best way to help people quit smoking. Often, it comes down to two...

How to protect women against both HIV and pregnancy

4 May, 2017. PLENTY of progress has been made in the fight against AIDS. Deaths peaked in 2005, at around 2m people. By 2015...

What Is Taro Good For?

Dubbed as the potato’s hairy and “unfortunate-looking” cousin, taro is actually a culinary favorite in many cultures around world. In Hawaii, it’s transformed into...

‘But what would they eat?!’ – Nutrition in Samoa from an outsider’s perspective

11 May, 2017. Samoa - It’s been really interesting looking at nutrition from an outsider’s perspective in Samoa. Something that’s struck me here is how...

Why you need to listen to your body

I'm a fairly private person and so I normally wouldn't share something so private and personal to me. But after talking to my sisters...
Traditional condoms have lacked complete effectiveness in protecting against STDs.

Melbourne-based company develops world’s first anti-viral condom

By Fiona Pepper Melbourne (Abc.net.au, April 13, 2017) Vivagel, created by Starpharma, is a condom coating which the company says has been proven to inactivate HIV,...
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This Plus-Size Trainer Has Genuinely Helpful Advice For Starting To Work Out

By Sally Tamarkin (Buzzfeed.com, March 21, 2017) Plus-size athlete and trainer Louise Green wants to empower other plus-size women to work out — not necessarily to lose...

What young women believe about their own sexual pleasure.

Transcript of a TED Talk by Peggy Orenstein. For several years now, we've been engaged in a national debate about sexual assault on campus....
A new study has probed how subtle changes in diet can help relieve the symptoms of asthma. Photo: Theresa Ambrose

‘We’re at the tip of a new paradigm’: radical asthma treatment unveiled in Canberra

By Steven Trask Australia (theage.com.au, March 27, 2017) Australian scientists unveiled a "radical" approach that could revolutionise asthma treatment at a research conference in Canberra on...