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This is what happens to a baby's body during birth

Delivering a human baby – which has a large, highly developed brain – is risky for mother and baby Pregnancy, labour and delivery are incredibly physically demanding for women. But birth is no walk in the park for the baby either. A

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'Teen Brain': a valid argument let down by selective science and over-the-top claims

David Gillespie’s new book is full of exaggerated claims that are often not backed up by science.Screen time has arguably become the most concerning aspect of development for modern-day parents. A

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As home care packages become big business, older people are not getting the personalised support they need

Many older Australians prefer to stay at home than enter residential aged care – but the process of securing home care is riddled with complexities. The

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Four simple food choices that help you lose weight and stay healthy

Certain food choices can promote weight loss and provide the nutrients you need to function well and thrive.It’s difficult to lose weight. And it’s even harder to keep it off. Many people achieve short-term weight-loss only to return to their previous lifestyle choices – and the...

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Eat your vegetables – studies show plant-based diets are good for immunity

We’ve been told there are many benefits of eating our veggies. Could they improve our immune system too? The number of people in Australia who foll...

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