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New study reveals how chronic stress fuels cancer

Scientists say they now have a better understanding of how chronic (long-term, sustained) stress can accelerate the growth of cancer cells, and how this damage could be avoided. While the correlation between stress and health issues – such as gut health, heart problems and cognitive impairment – is well-established, researchers …

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The brutal truth about cankles

The word “cankle” became widespread in pop culture when Jason Alexander’s character in the movie Shallow Hal used the term to describe an overweight women’s lower leg. For some women, developing thick ankles is no laughing matter it could actually reveal an undiagnosed health issue and have very little to …

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The health lessons Steph Gilmore has learnt so far

When you’re a seven-time World Surfing champion and Roxy athlete, staying on top of your health is pivotal. Here, Stephanie Gilmore shares her knowledge on how she fights fatigue and stays safe in the Aussie sun. Hot chips and lollies are terrible fuel I wish my younger self figured out …

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Hypnosis cured my chronic pain

When Ebony Wilton stood atop a wakeboard, with the wind in her hair and her body catapulting the board over the lapping waves and glistening waters of the River Murray, it was like nothing else in the world. The 16-year-old from South Australia had years of happy memories sharing the …

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