This article tells the story of a man known as Pete Coghlan. Pete once had an ordinary life: possessed a house, a full-time job and a partner that so many of us take for granted. Things were going quite well for the special force’s military man. He was always as tough as nails and had a heart of gold. But on one unfortunate day, Pete suffered from a stroke which changed his life drastically. As a result, he found himself one day waking from a coma paralysed lying in a hospital bed.
Recently there has been a lot more public display of anti-vaccination. The anti-vaxxer trend has taken an all-time high from the days of Pauline Hanson expressing her “interesting” views in Parliament House. The people of Australia have now reached an era where misinformed information can be transmitted to the general public by Billboards instead of politicians.
Nowadays it seems like fad diets are all the rage. There are so many options out there it’s pretty hard not to be overwhelmed. One day it’s low carbs and high protein, then it’s intermittent fasting or going all raw. How do we know if any of these diets work or are good for you at all?!
The general public often think that if someone has a tumour, it’s a matter of clinical concern. However, this is not the case. The word tumour tends to find itself unfairly correlated with the word cancer, and whilst it is general knowledge that tumours can be cancerous, this is not always the case.
In Western Australia, thousands of patients diagnosed with viral Hepatitis are not receiving treatment that could save lives and stop this malicious liver disease. This could be attributed to the patients being unaware of treatment options or their unwillingness to inquire about Hepatitis specific treatment plans.
Periods can dampen anyone’s day. No one wants to leave the pool in a soggy tampon or walk out the gym with a heat rash from working out in a lady diaper. Thankfully, with the silicone menstrual cup I can shake off all my worries about strings or wings.
By Elyse Simich Ruby Smedley’s solo exhibition, Isolation, begins on September 30. “Isolation is an exhibition that is focused on mental health. The whole premise behind it is to be [ … ]
By Elyse Simich September 5-9 is Women’s Health Week. It’s an initiative first established in 2013 by Jean Hailes for Women’s Health, because there were no other events dedicated to [ … ]
– by Simon Chitre We spend a third of our lives doing it, and in our rushed, busy society it is very easy to sacrifice sleep in favour of [ … ]
– by Sophia Joyce In a fight against tobacco related illnesses, the Tasmanian government is attempting to lead the way by raising the legal smoking age to 25, leaving them [ … ]