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Angled Interdental Brushes

INTERDENTAL CLEANING GOING WHERE NO TOOTHBRUSH HAS EVER BEEN

NEWS FEATURE: Ask most dentists about oral hygiene and they’ll say that you must brush twice a day and floss regularly to avoid tooth decay. But, not all dentists agree. Some will suggest that there are better alternatives to floss, which often isn’t used correctly for it to be effective. This is where interdental cleaning makes a spectacular entrance that leaves the crowd breathless. According to research studies, the effectiveness of flossing is inconclusive. In fact, a review of controlled … [Read More...]

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Sport

Australian Rules Football

SYDNEY SWANS AIMING TO BE STRONGER FOR 2012 SEASON

NEWS-IN-BRIEF: During the 2011 AFL season more than 1,500 player injuries were recorded, with knees, hamstrings, and groins being some of the most common injuries on the sports ground. Scott Howe, owner of Exemplar Conditioning and strength coach for the Sydney Swans said that due to the physical nature of the game injuries are common. “The game is a 360 degree sport, so often the injuries … [Read More...]

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WINTER BASE MILES

CYCLING NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Genevieve Whitson - Professional Cyclist: Photo credit: glide via photopin (license) Cycle training isn’t rocket science. I don’t believe you need to spend thousands to see results. There are some simple things you can do through the winter to ensure you hit the ground running and these shouldn’t take-up too much of your time outside normal riding. Getting … [Read More...]

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Travel News

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AUSSIE TRAVEL AND FITNESS IS IT A FAD OR A LIFESTYLE CHOICE?

NEWS FEATURE: Australians enjoy exploring their own country just as much as travelling overseas. The lure of the great outdoors is the largest drawcard as it combines beauty and serenity with activity. This Australian love of nature is also seeing fitness groups making use of their natural environment for stimulation. According to Tourism Research Australia, Australians made more than 229.2 … [Read More...]

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ADVENTURE TRAVEL WITH WILD WOMEN ON TOP

NEWS FEATURE: Adventure travel for some is no more than visiting the next town or city, but for others this means trekking to Nepal, Africa, or Laos. Also known as heritage travel, ecotourism, and community tourism, adventure travel is an active and expanding industry that contributes significantly to economic growth. The 'ecotourism' industry, according to a World Travel and Tourism … [Read More...]

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World News

The corner store in East Timor is a little different to those you find back home

AUSTRALIA COMMITTED TO INCREASING THE HEALTH AND LIVING CONDITONS OF THE EAST TIMORESE

NEWS-IN-BRIEF: AusAID, an Australian Government initiative will give East Timor AU$80.4 million in aid during 2011-2012. The funding aims to improve health and living conditions of the East Timorese, who live on USD$0.88 a day. Rob Maylor, ex-military serviceman and author of SAS Sniper, served in Timor between 1999-2006. He witnessed poverty firsthand. “Primitive is the word. It was completely ransacked. Buildings burned. Rubbish everywhere. Home was a UN tarp,” Maylor said. Karen … [Read More...]

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Local

Boost your immune system naturally

Natural Immunity Boosters

EXPRESS NEWS LINK: Learn how to boost your immune system naturally so that you can be at the top of your game everyday. Lisa Guy has the story. Read the Story … [Read More...]

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Fermented Foods

DIGESTIVE NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Ange Sinclair - Founder of Digestive Detective: Photo credit: Baechu Kimchi: Packed Tightly into Jars via photopin (license) Fermented foods are consumed by traditional cultures throughout the world on a daily … [Read More...]

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GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Methodology: Runners Posture

GYROTONIC NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Dana Rader  - Exercise Physiologist, GYROTONIC® & GYROKINESIS® Master Trainer: Photo credit: Dana Rader GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Methods - In the last two articles of this series I discussed the topic of “core dynamics” with regards to the … [Read More...]

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State

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Declutter Your Life and Lose Weight

NEWS FEATURE: Many of us are guilty of having a cluttered household. This, not only makes it stressful to find what we want, when we want it, but it also can lead to health issues. According to McMillan & Company Professional Organizing, some 80% of clutter in your home or office is the result of … [Read More...]

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Environment

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The Environmental Wellbeing Toolkit

NEWS FEATURE: Walking, group activities such as aerobics, yoga and pilates, and swimming are the most popular forms of exercise for Australians, and they are green alternatives when practiced within environmentally friendly practices. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, some 23 percent of … [Read More...]

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The Connection of Eating Disorders with Other Mind Health Issues

EATING DISORDER NEWS & REVIEW: By Columnist Eleni Psillakis - Eating Disorder Educator and Filex 2016 Inspiration Award Winner: Photo Credit: The 'crushed me' hid the 'real me' by Eleni Psillakis - Eating disorders invade every part of a sufferer’s life and are often a means of coping with the … [Read More...]

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