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Tips to stay active in winter

Not in the mood to get active? We get it, not everyone enjoys the cold. However a bit of winter exercise is just as warming to our bodies as the delicious comfort food we all know and love. 

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Christmas - tips how to reduce the stress

 Christmas is typically one of the most stressful events of the year. Here's some practical suggestions can help you reduce your 'Christmas stress'.

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Flossing FAQs

Maybe you’re super dedicated, maybe you’ve never done it, or maybe you do it once in a blue moon. Whatever your attitude and commitment to flossing, let’s break down the basics of cleaning between those pearly whites. 

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Have you checked your macular?

Macular degeneration is a serious eye disease. It’s progressive and degenerative causing permanent loss of central vision. If you don’t get treatment, you can lose the ability to read, drive and even recognise faces. 

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Arthritis: pain points

Arthritis is a catch-all term that covers over 150 conditions that affect muscles, bones & joints.

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Jab the flu away this winter

Flu is seriously the ninja of viral infections. You can play all your cards right – eat well, keep fit…then BAM! He sneaks up and game over. What to do? 

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UOW New You Challenge

Are you keen to take your health by the horns? Feeling the effects of the sloth life? We quizzed Kurt from UoW’s UniActive to pick his brain on everything from motivation to why sleep should be your number one priority.

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The Stark truth

We need to warm up this winter. As far as family mottos go, ‘Winter is Coming’ is a bit dry. Whatever you think about the humourless House Stark stoics in northern Westeros, the Game of Thrones family sure come prepared for the winter chill.

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Physical activity - it's important

Physical activity or exercise can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several diseases like type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. 

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