Suicide

Jane Fonda: 'I'm sore, so I must exist'

Sarah Berry For Jane Fonda, fitness is not just physical.

Life after London

Life after London: from green and gold to post-Olympic blues

Dan Noonan

Sarah Berry Olympic athletes who put everything into competing can later crash into depression whether they win or lose.

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Sweet poison

Party drinks and the perilous spoon of sugar

Various soft drinks, Coke, Coca-Cola.

Mark Metherell There's sobering news for drinkers this Christmas, and that includes people who do not drink alcohol.

Stress at work

Middle-age single parents at highest risk of work stress

Rachael Robertson

Kelly Burke WORK is making more than one in 10 people ill, with high levels of stress prompting 13 per cent of employees to say they fear for their emotional or physical safety in their job.

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Study

Smoking-drug link to heart attacks

champix smoking

Kate Hagan Australia's drug regulator will review the safety of popular quit-smoking drug Champix following research linking it to a 72 per cent increased risk of serious cardiovascular events such as heart...

At life's close, a joyful new awakening

Julie Robotham After being given only months to live, a change in treatment offers new hope to a cancer patient.

Wheels keep turning for inspired Ivo

Ellen Lutton FOR the first time since Ivo Kornel lost five of his friends to suicide, he is feeling inspired again.

Diet psychology

What's your eating personality?

Generic pic of a woman eating dinner with huge cutlery, steak, meat, low-carb, diet, obesity, overeating.

Rachel Browne It is the most important tool in weight loss and often the most overlooked. No, it's not a high-tech exercise machine or a set of digital scales. It's the human brain.

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Chew on this instead

Cooking

It is the most important tool in weight loss and often the most overlooked. No, it's not a high-tech exercise machine or a set of digital scales. It's the human brain.

Gay times, bad times

Sean Miles with Hannah Williams and Savannah Supski.

Farrah Tomazin Young homosexuals are suffering more abuse than ever, particularly in schools.

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Maturing girls grow breasts by age 7

Young girl.

A US study has found almost one in four black girls and one in 10 white girls have developed breasts by the age of seven.