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How Covid Has Changed Our Lives

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Do you remember life before January 2020? Before those strange images of white-suited people in Haz-chem gear, With their masks and white rubber boots, wandered the streets of Wuhan spraying anything that moved with clouds of bleach or hypochlorite. Before we’d heard the word “pandemic” – before we knew what a coronavirus was? The chaos […]

HOW TO STAND OUT IN A CROWD

Make a splash with the top colour contact lenses If you’re looking for that special spark and that extra edge that will get you noticed, there’s nothing better than getting a pair of the colored contact lenses Australia is going crazy for. These little wonders can work like magic when you want to add a new razzle dazzle element […]

How to make your house baby-proof

When it comes to being an expectant parent, there’s enough on your mind than having to think what you need to do to make your house baby-proof. There’s more than one question that comes up, such as: What is a baby-proof house?  Why would you want that?  How do you make that work? It’s not […]

Breast Implant Illness: What do we know?

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In an age full of influencers and social media it is unsurprising that attempts to alter appearance that we have seen in young people for many years is at an all time high. Every platform is putting pressure on our young people to fit into an ideal and to constantly be presenting their best for […]

Why to start Christmas shopping early

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When it comes to Christmas, you don’t want to be caught out shopping at the last moment. The sooner you get started, the better the results and the less stress in the whole process. That’s even more important this year, with supply chains and delivery hampered by delays and staff shortages. There is a way […]

Tips For A Fun Halloween Despite Covid-19

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You can still have a hell of a great Halloween Halloween is all about having fun and enjoying the chance to dress up Big Time! It’s the time of going all out with a costume and we all know what the secret ingredient is… Halloween contact lenses. (In case you’ve been living under a rock). Halloween is […]

Australian COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout

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The COVID-19 global pandemic that started in late 2019 has changed the everyday lives of most, if not all, people. Australia’s first positive case of the virus was confirmed in January of 2020, and by March, lockdown measures were put in place to try and contain the virus. Soon after, the borders closed to all […]

Unemployment Rate Falls as COVID Recovery Kicks In

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The COVID-19 pandemic left a big impact on everyone’s lives, with one of the biggest impacts being made in the employment sector. Australia’s lockdown in March 2020 was the start of the rise of unemployment as restrictions for work were put in place. Many businesses were closed down with some being closed permanently- namely small […]

Celebrity surgery transformations

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Most celebrities try to hide the fact that they have undergone plastic surgery if they have had work done. Others are far more open about it and share their experiences with the world. Some celebrities have even become renowned for the work that they have had done. As society becomes more and more open about […]

Staying Fit in Isolation

Whilst we are staying inside our homes, keeping ourselves and our families safe from the COVID-19 pandemic, this also means a lack of exercise and healthy activity. For some, this has proven both physically and mentally challenging. Being in the home environment also offers abundant opportunities to be sedentary. You may be in your activewear, […]

Rise of Cosmetic Surgery in Young People

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It’s never been easy being a teenager, but in this day and age, it’s even more challenging. The perception of beauty in women might always be evolving, but the pressures are still prevalent. Magazines and advertising have long been criticised for upholding unrealistic standards of beauty and success. These days, social media has been linked […]

Does Exercise Prevent Osteoporosis?

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As we age, it is vital to maintain an exercise routine to improve our overall health. Physical activity is essential when it comes to bone health and preventing osteoporosis. Other benefits include improved muscle strength, better coordination and better mental health. This is particularly important as seniors, especially those in aged care facilities and homes, […]

An Insight into how physios help athletes

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Professional athletes need to have access to physio before training, during and afterwards. An athlete needs physiotherapy to prevent injuries, have full range motions and have the strength and power required by the particular sport and to help lower your recovery time. It doesn’t matter what level of athleticism you are on; you still need […]

High-tech gadget changing the health sector

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All health care sectors thrive with mobile technology, electronic system and digital diagnostics. Many inventions are being brought in to the health sector every year. While some are still waiting for the approval from the FDA that can take years, there is no stopping new technologies from arising. Here are a few high-tech gadgets that […]