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Spinal steroid injections don't work, say experts

Jill Margo Thousands of Australians with back pain are lining up for “a quick fix” that doesn’t work and can be risky.

73 years in the same job

New Jersey man celebrates 101st birthday ... at work

Herman Goldman celebrates his 101st birthday with colleagues after 73 years in the office.

Work, money leading cause of stress

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Money and work are still the biggest worries keeping us up at night.

Back to work

Back to work: How to beat the holiday hangover

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MJ Angel As the reality of the working year begins for many of us this week, hearing that alarm going off, getting back into that suit or uniform and facing the working day can be brutal.

A survival guide

When you have to work with your ex

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Clem Bastow A bit of forethought before the foreplay can prevent Hollywood-style tears down the track.

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When the work day never ends

When the work day never ends

Working ourselves to death.

Many people are putting their jobs before their health, writes Linda McSweeny.

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We can work it out ... with help

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Katherine Feeney “If you and your girlfriend have to go to relationships counselling, clearly you’re in the wrong relationship.”

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Real husband vs work husband

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Heidi Davoren She talks to him every day. He texts her to make sure she got home ok. She calls him her ‘work husband’.  They have nicknames for each other.

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Exhausted new fathers face greater safety risk at work

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Adele Horin ALAN CHAVEZ usually thinks nothing of abseiling down a 30-storey building to clean the windows. But after his daughter Luanna was born 11 months ago, the ''rope access technician'' became a bit...

Numbers add up as mothers return to work sooner

D'arne Buckley with son Spencer and daughter Maya

Michelle Griffin For most mothers, the days of staying at home until the youngest child starts school are over.

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Long work hours leave little time for child's play

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Adele Horin AUSTRALIA'S culture of long work hours is putting at risk children's early learning opportunities, a study has found, as parents struggle to find the time to read, sing and talk to their preschoolers.

New labour laws create huge jump for Fair Work

Paul Bibby THE federal workplace tribunal, Fair Work Australia, has been overwhelmed with claims since new industrial relations laws were introduced last year.

Job joy

Overhaul your work

Sick of work?

Sarah Berry Avatars instead of a CV? Personality could be the key for landing your dream job say the experts.

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Can a man be romanced?

Why is it so difficult for a modern woman to figure out how to properly romance a man?

Katherine Feeney Why is it so difficult for a modern woman to figure out how to properly woo a man?

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The 'beauty' of porn

The intimate confessions of a female porn fan

Nichi Hodgson A new study has found women are just as easily hooked on online porn as men. Nichi Hodgson explains the beauty of porn and why she loves it.

Australian men's magazines are tired and dying

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Damien Murphy Zoo Weekly and its ilk are going the way of the dinosaurs and not just because of the internet.

The great escape

Positive psychology and the pursuit of the part-time passion

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MJ Angel Passions; those secret little desires and grandiose, escapist ideas that niggle us deep inside our bellies as we sit in our office or travel to work, taunting, teasing us with the promise of a better...

Happiest at 25? Get real

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Radhika Sanghani So far this month, we've been told we are happiest at age 25, we're most popular at 29, and most stressed aged 34.

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Jenny Bond's US family quest for The President's Lunch

Jenny Bond The historical fiction author's research trip to the US became a family adventure with her two young boys.

Fertility and fingerfood

'Egg freezing parties' tackle fertility issues in friendly atmosphere

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Nedahl Stelio Welcome to an egg-freezing party. Where women drink champagne, are educated on the science of freezing their eggs, and the offer of putting your fertility on hold is being openly discussed.