The Top 10 Australian Male Killers

Every 3 hours an Australian male dies of a preventable disease. Well that’s what I just read in M2 Magazine on my flight home from Sydney. The headline caught me so this is what I learned as I read on: The top 10 diseases that kill Australian males are: Heart Disease killed 20,9533 Aussie men…

How much exercise do we really need?

Exercise is a wonderful thing. It releases those feel-good endorphins, helps you get a better night’s sleep, improves organ function and lowers the blood pressure. Sounds pretty good to me. Unfortunately, there is also a lot of contradictory advice about exercise these days — what works, what is a waste of time — and it is…

Higher-density living can make us healthier, but not on its own

There are some potential health benefits of living in our higher density cities writes… By Jennifer Kent, University of Sydney In cities across the country, the promotion of higher residential densities in certain areas has become an orthodox part of urban planning. Consolidation, as opposed to sprawl, is seen as a way to accommodate the…