‘Smell the sea, and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly’ – Van Morrison
Lung Foundation Australia has advised the Federal government to focus on addressing the rising health concerns of e-cigarettes.
Cumberland councillor Kun Huang discusses the Government’s handling of the pandemic, his experiences as an Asian-Australian politician and also Australia-China relations.
Operations can be anxiety-inducing for most people but studies into the efficacy of hypnotherapy provide hope.
Video by Erin Grant, Kerri Ellis, and Kat Vella Featured image: Alex E. Proimos/CC/Wikimedia Commons
BY MAYA OPHIR-VERHEYDEN @mayaverheyden There is definitely a unique bond between dogs and their humans. Human and canine alike appreciate the loyalty, unconditional love and acceptance this connection offers. We delight in their animated greetings, the warmth they bring us as we hold them and even enjoy being engulfed by water as they shake off, […]
BY JOUMANA NASOUR @joumananasour Mental illness is a vexed issue in the Arabic community due to the attitudes of older generations. Culturally speaking, if you say “I am going to see a mental health doctor because I have depression or some mental health issue”, you are immediately judged. Joumana interviews psychologist Dr. Hind Saab, who works […]
By Simon Edds It sounds like the opening line of a traveling medicine man’s big sell: “In just one hour, the debilitating symptoms of your anxiety, insomnia, depression, stress and even jet lag can be greatly improved!” Hordes of eager customers gather round, hands raised in the air, each stuffed full of cash, wanting to […]
By Victoria Klimanskaya Depression is the leading cause of disability in Australia. Each year, almost 800,000 Australian adults will experience a depressive illness. According to recent review highlights, one in four women and one in six men will suffer from depression at some stage in their lives. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has predicted that […]
By Amelia Dondas Is the law barring under 18s from mainstream crisis services such as the Medically Supervised Injecting Centre unrealistic? Drug dealers don’t ask for ID, and there is no bouncer outside public bathrooms after hours to make sure a person going in to shoot up is over 18 years old. Even with the […]