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ADHD: Are we overmedicating our kids?

Dr Joseph Beiderman is the psychiatrist known as the “father” of ADHD. For 30 years, he’s led the Ritalin revolution, responsible for dosing up millions of children. 60,000 kids in Australia alone are on powerful drugs to control their behaviour…. Continue Reading →

Getting your daily exercise the simple way

Last week we talked about getting your 150 minutes of exercise a week. Now we have the research to show that the benefits are the same if you break those minutes down into ten minute intervals. So listen in to… Continue Reading →

Self-diagnosis of food allergies is a problem

A US study, reported in The Guardian, has put the spotlight on Allergies. It suggests from surveys of adults that people are relying too heavily on self-diagnosis of a food allergy. However, there is little reason to doubt that food… Continue Reading →

The Six S Rule and other tips for staying healthy

Let’s take a journey back in this segment. Kate Richards and I talked about the three top things that we can do to keep healthy. We toss around the ideas that we believe are vital for our good health –… Continue Reading →

Make Exercise Your New Year’s Resolution!

Thinking of a good New Year’s resolution? Well you could do much worse that commit yourself to 150 minutes of moderate exercise each week. That’s the recommended benchmark for staying healthy! New research published in November by the European Heart… Continue Reading →

Shingles Prevention And Treatment: What You Need To Know

Watch Dr John D’Arcy on Studio 10 talk about the dangers of Shingles. The skin rash “shingles” can leave sufferers with debilitating pain, burning or tingling, so how can you prevent it? Dr John D’Arcy shares his expert advice on… Continue Reading →

Antibiotic Resistance

Because of antibiotics, half a century ago we thought we had beaten the bugs. Not so! Today, the misuse and overuse of these life-saving medicines is contributing to one of the greatest threats to human health. Every time we use… Continue Reading →

Anxiety and Depression can strike at anytime

The festive season is a time when there is so much emphasis on connecting with others and celebrating the year. But this time of year also brings issues like financial problems, family conflict and loneliness to the fore. Dr Phillipa… Continue Reading →

Back pain mismanagement is a problem

Ten years ago experts were concerned the message about the best way of dealing with the problem was not be getting through. Then eight in ten Australian adults said they had suffered from back pain in the past six months…. Continue Reading →

Pilates and Back Pain

Back pain. Many people suffer from it, but not many know what to do about it. Getting a diagnosis is the first step. Then it’s time to look at our lifestyle to see what we need to do differently. Our… Continue Reading →

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