Why good health is more than just the physical
Traditionally, the way we’ve measured health is by checking the body for disease. If everything is functioning the way that it’s meant to, then things must be okay – right?
There’s more to lunch breaks than pies and chocolate milk, so we’ve got some fresh lunchbox options to keep you running in tiptop condition. Ideas that’ll get the thumbs up from your wallet and the thumbs up from your waistline - because the most important bit of kit your business owns… is you.
If you need a kidney, asking someone to become a living donor is a big ask. If you’re sick with kidney disease and need a transplant, friends or family members will usually come forward to volunteer. But what happens if they don’t? Where do you start?
Australian tradies are traditionally tough individuals. It’s part of the job. Working with your hands for long hours, often outside, with heavy material and sharp tools – it’s not everyone’s cup of tea. But whether you’re a carpenter, electrician, plasterer, bricklayer, foreman, plumber, tree surgeon, tiler, welder or a pastry cook (it’s a trade, really) you can’t out-tough a workplace injury.
Despite Australia boasting some of the world’s friendliest and most liveable cities, urban life can be tiresome. Traffic, public transport, growing populations, noise, high rent and house prices, properties stacked on top of one another – it can be hard to find peace of mind in the concrete sprawl.
When it comes to health, ignorance is not bliss. Like taxes, illnesses don't just go away if you ignore them - in fact, they can get more serious and more expensive to treat over time. We caught up with Melbourne GP Dr Vyom Sharma to get his tips for living a healthy lifestyle, and to find out how often you should be seeing your GP.