Half of all Queenslanders turn to Google for nutritional info

New data shows nearly half of all Queenslanders admit to accessing information about healthy eating via Google before consulting a dietician, health professional or the Australian Dietary Guidelines. Cancer Council’s Everyday Health Survey found more than 41 per cent of Queenslanders relied on Google for nutritional information, followed by friends and family (38 per cent),…

Walk the talk to improve your wellbeing

Around one in three Queensland adults are sedentary every single weekday – a habit that could be hindering your health and happiness! While some sedentary behaviour is often unavoidable at work, physical activity doesn’t need to inhibit on your productivity. So how do you find time to get moving at the office? The answer: take…

Live Well, Be Well Radio – 16 July

Live well be well

Listen back to our 16 July #livewellbewell radio show! Style Magazines joins host Katie Clift to help avoid wedding day stress & warn against a new dangerous health trend. Finder.com.au explains a decrease in neighbourliness, tweens2teen surveys whether Pokemon GO is good for our health & we chat sunscreen advice with bmag! Listen to the…

National stats confirm Queensland is the Sun Damage State

Health Professional Cancer Network

Queenslanders are more likely to be diagnosed with and die from melanoma than other Australians, a new Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report has found. According to the Skin cancer in Australia* report released today, the state has the highest incidence and mortality rates of melanoma nationally, based on estimates to 2016 and trends…

New study to improve sex lives of men with prostate cancer

Cancer Council is calling on men affected by prostate cancer to take part in a global study assessing the sexual health concerns of survivors, helping improve life after treatment. Research shows one-third of all men diagnosed with prostate cancer have unmet sexuality and sexual health needs following treatment. Specifically, rates of erectile dysfunction in prostate…

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