Mark Metherell Top health groups are stepping up pressure on the government to lift the price of cheap alcohol to curb excessive drinking.
Sugar is so harmful that it should be controlled in the same way as tobacco and alcohol, according to a team of leading public health experts.
Mark Metherell THE high risk of foetal alcohol syndrome to the babies of drinking mothers has spurred a bipartisan group of federal MPs to call for the introduction of health warnings on liquor products.
Catharine Munro Teenagers who drink heavily can associate bad experiences such as vomiting and car accidents with pleasure, according to a US expert on alcohol abuse.
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By Nicky Phillips There's nothing new about detoxing, people have been doing it for centuries.
Ewa Kretowicz As Australia tips towards becoming the fourth fattest nation in the world, carbohydrates and sugar are the latest scapegoat.
Paula Goodyer Dieting may be the wrong approach for those who eat to deal with anxiety and stress.
Charmaine Yabsley It's said that yoga can relieve a range of conditions from depression to low libido.
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Paula Goodyer For emotional eaters dieting is barking up the wrong tree
It's followed by millions of people, doesn't leave you starving and keeps you eating fresh, fun food.
Angus Holland Sugar is leaving a bad taste in the mouth of some food campaigners, who claim it’s an addictive health hazard. But does their argument have any bite?
Anna Warwick We live in a binge drinking culture and there's always a lightweight casualty or two.
Sarah Berry Detoxing is a popular kick-start to health after festive excesses.
Sarah Berry What made these three diets the biggest lemons of the year, according to dietitians around Australia?
Paula Goodyer Keep control this Christmas with a bit of careful planning.
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Paula Goodyer For anyone trying to control overeating, drinking or drug use, Christmas can be a risky time.
Sarah Berry A free public health information line aimed at helping people lose weight is proving to be effective.
Sarah Berry Is stevia the sweet solution to the sugar 'problem'?
Sarah Berry A nightcap may be nice, but is likely to lead to a fragmented night's sleep.
Peter Foster It was one of those strange but illuminating coincidences: at the exact same time my BlackBerry began to buzz with the news Britain was threatening to put legal curbs on the amount of salt, fat and...