Banjos and Russian grammar: Tips from polar explorers for surviving months of isolation

Due to Antarctica’s extreme winter, which includes four months of total darkness, polar explorers endured intense confinement in close quarters for long periods of time. American pioneer Richard Byrd explained, “little things … have the power to drive even the most disciplined … to the edge of insanity. The ones who survive with a measure of happiness are those who […]

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Expert offers social distancing tips for COVID-19 outbreak

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread into more American communities, public health officials are asking individuals to practice social distancing to slow the spread of the pandemic. Universities and businesses have been instructed to support social distancing by allowing for remote classes, telecommuting and paid sick leave wherever possible. A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and […]

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8 tips on what to tell your kids about coronavirus

As the number of new cases of coronavirus infection continue to rise the impact is now being felt in schools in Australia. At least four closed due to students and a staff member testing positive for the virus. Most international travel by Queensland students is also banned. It’s therefore important for parents to be there for their children to ease […]

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Experts' tips in how to avoid indulging your most unhealthy cravings

Always food shop on a full tummy: Experts give their top tips in how to avoid indulging your most unhealthy cravings – and recommend some tiny lifestyle changes that can soothe irritated skin conditions In the final 20 of our series of 100 health secrets to transform your life, leading dermatologists recommend the tiny changes you can make to soothe […]

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How to sleep: Seven ways to promote good sleep – have you tried this?

Sleep statistics paint a gloomy picture. According to research carried out by the Royal Society for Public health, Britons are under-sleeping by an hour every night, which equates to a whole night’s sleep over the course of the week. While a lack of sleep may seem relatively harmless, the cost of ongoing sleepless nights has been linked to cardiovascular complications. […]

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Vaccines, routines and screens: Tips for a healthy school year from a physician mom

It’s back-to-school time, the time of year that often has parents rushing to buy school supplies, new clothes and healthy snacks to stock the pantry. It also tends to bring stress around homework, earlier bedtimes and an influx of colds and coughs. Dr. Tina Ardon, a family medicine physician and mom of three, provides some back-to-school tips to keep parents […]

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These Are the Essential Health Tips Doctors Wish Everybody Knew

In a Reddit thread which has gone viral with more than 40,000 comments, medical professionals have been sharing the things that they wish everybody knew about their own body, and the healthcare tips that everybody should incorporate into their lifestyle. “Many simpler diseases in the body can be compared to a car,” said one doctor. “When you don’t get regular […]

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