How to keep up your fitness as you age
Maintaining your fitness for a strong and healthy body, regardless of age, is good for your heart and overall health. But as you get older, you may notice a creeping middle-age spread. Why does this happen, and what can you do about it?
Bushfire smoke and heart health
Cardiologist and researcher at HRI, Dr Rahul Kurup, answers some common questions about bushfire smoke and heart health.
Hot and bothered: heat affects all of us, but older people face the highest health risks
Heat is more likely to endanger the health of people with pre-existing conditions, who are often older members of the community.
Managing sleep problems
Getting enough sleep is important for your health. If you suffer from sleep problems, here’s how to get a good night’s sleep.
What makes the ideal meal in a balanced diet?
Creating the ideal meal as part of a balanced diet can be tricky, but being aware of portion sizes and ways to manage them can help. Here are some simple steps for creating a balanced meal.
We know bushfire smoke affects our health, but the long-term consequences are hazy
During this bushfire season, smoke haze and its health effects has become a concern. While we don’t know for sure what prolonged exposure to bushfire smoke could mean for future health, here’s what air pollution and health data can tell us.
How to keep your food full of nutrition
There are a variety of cooking methods that can help lock in the nutrition content of food without sacrificing flavour.
12 healthy days of Christmas
Christmas is just one day, but healthy eating habits can do you good for the rest of your life. Here's how to get a jump on and manage Christmas temptations.
Keeping up with exercise over the holidays
Holidays can seem like the perfect time to socialise, eat and avoid responsibility for a few days. Here are some tips to help you get in some exercise, but still enjoy the holiday season.