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Life in lockdown: health-wise, it’s better than you think

While Victorians continue to endure restrictions from a second wave of COVID-19, new research from the University of South Australia is providing much-needed good news about people’s overall health and wellbeing following lockdown.

Key principles of purposeful breathing

The new book 'Purposeful Breathing' by Dr Greg Smith is a masterclass in taking control of your mind and body using your breath.

Liberals vow to increase bulk billing services

The Canberra Liberals have pledged further gap-free and after-hours GP services in the ACT, and an average saving of $200 annually for Canberra families.

Take 5: Tiffiny Hall of TIFFXO.com

Canberra Weekly takes five with Tiffiny Hall, founder of online health and fitness program, TIFFXO.com about how the pandemic has changed her routine and the future of workouts … 1 How have you...

To hell and back, Shelley bares her ‘Face of Faith’

Part autobiography, part holistic health guide, Canberra-based author Shelley Hunter’s new book Face of Faith is a raw, deeply personal expression of a lifetime of trauma and tragedy, lined with lessons of...

Labor promises hydrotherapy pool for Tuggeranong

A hydrotherapy pool could be on the cards for Tuggeranong, after ACT Labor announced today it would build the ACT’s second hydrotherapy pool in the southern suburbs if re-elected next month.  Labor’s preferred...

COVID concerns cause drop in women’s health checks

Women's Health Week, 7-11 September, reminds Australians that even during a pandemic, regular health checks and screenings are an essential part of their health routine.

Red hot meat: the wrong recipe for heart disease

While frying, grilling and searing may be the preferred cooking methods of top chefs, slow cooked meals could be a better option for long-term health, a new study has found.

How F.A.S.T action saved stroke victim’s life

A Canberra couple are sharing their story during National Stroke Week (31 August – 6 September) to raise awareness on how the F.A.S.T test can save lives.

Renewable energy to power hospital expansion

In an Australian first, the Canberra Hospital Expansion (CHE) will be powered by renewable energy, the ACT Government announced today (2 September). The new emergency, surgical and critical healthcare facility at the existing...

Reminder to be kind to nurses and midwives

The ACT Government is working to raise awareness of acceptable behaviour towards Canberra’s health professionals, after a spike in occupational violence since the beginning of COVID-19.

Dickson’s Inner-North Walk-in Centre opens this week

The new Dickson-based Inner North Walk-in Centre opens 26 August, providing free treatment for minor injuries and illness 365 days a year.