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Ingredient in toothpaste linked to antibiotic resistance

Ingredient in toothpaste linked to antibiotic resistance

Posted on June 21, 2018 by Contributor

An ingredient commonly found in toothpaste and hand wash has been linked to antibiotic resistance...

Why green neighbourhoods matter

Why green neighbourhoods matter

Posted on June 13, 2018 by Monique Warner

Should you buy a small home in one of the more expensive green neighbourhoods or a larger home ...

signs of dehydration in winter

4 Signs of dehydration in winter

Posted on June 5, 2018 by Contributor

If you find it hard enough to drink enough water in summer, it’s possible that you could experience ...

Here are a few healthy winter home hacks to keep your home smelling fresh, even when it’s too cold to crack open a window...

Winter home hacks: Natural ways to keep your home smelling fresh

Posted on May 30, 2018 by Monique Warner

Here are a few healthy winter home hacks to keep your home smelling fresh, even when it’s too ...

Kitchen cabinets may emit carcinogenic compounds

Kitchen cabinets may emit carcinogenic compounds

Posted on April 19, 2018 by Contributor

The kitchen is the last place anyone would want to find airborne carcinogenic compounds, yet that's exactly where ...

Bad news for night owls

Bad news for night owls

Posted on April 18, 2018 by Contributor

Staying up late? The bad news for night owls is that they are at higher risk of disease ...

How to stay safe on the roads over the Easter holidays

How to stay safe on the roads over the Easter holidays

Posted on March 20, 2018 by Contributor

With the first school holidays of the year coming up, it’s a busy time. Here are tips to ...

Binge-watching survival kit: TV could kill you

Binge-watching survival kit: TV could kill you

Posted on February 23, 2018 by Contributor

Have you heard of a ‘binge-watching survival kit?’ Catching up with the latest TV series has become that ...

How housework can negatively affect women’s lung function

How housework can negatively affect women’s lung function

Posted on February 19, 2018 by Contributor

Women who regularly use cleaning sprays at home experience a greater decline in lung function over time than ...

Listeriosis outbreak: Food preparation safety tips

Listeriosis outbreak: Food preparation safety tips

Posted on February 13, 2018 by Contributor

Instead of panicking about the listeriosis outbreak, we should focus on health and safety measures to combat the ...

Dimly lit rooms make us dimwits

Dimly lit rooms make us dimwits

Posted on February 6, 2018 by Contributor

According to neuroscientists, spending too much time in dimly lit rooms may hurt one's ability to remember and ...

Don't hold your nose and close your mouth when you sneeze

Warning: don’t hold your nose and close your mouth when you sneeze

Posted on January 17, 2018 by Contributor

Pinching your nose while clamping your mouth shut to contain a forceful sneeze could be dangerous, warn doctors...

Back injuries can happen to anyone and, depending on the severity, they can be life-changing.

How to avoid back injuries

Posted on December 20, 2017 by Contributor

Back injuries can happen to anyone and, depending on the severity, they can be life-changing...

How do you cook dried beans?

Posted on November 17, 2017 by Contributor

Dried beans are a cheap and nutritious way to up your fibre and protein content. However, the mere ...

Gaining weight? Blame it on dust

Posted on July 21, 2017 by Contributor

We’ve all heard that housework burns calories, but now research has found an amazing benefit of keeping your ...

Does screen time damage our eyes?

Posted on July 19, 2017 by Contributor

From smart phones and laptops to TVs, we’re spending more and more time looking at screens. So how ...

Handwashing: Does hot water remove more germs than cold?

Posted on July 14, 2017 by Contributor

We know that handwashing stops the spreading of germs but, is hot water really better than cold?...

Scary: Pesticides accumulate in the home

Posted on June 28, 2017 by Contributor

Think twice about using insecticides. A chemical in common pesticides, known to cause dizziness and nausea, has been ...

What you should have in a first-aid kit

Posted on April 19, 2017 by Contributor

Are you prepared should an accident happen in your home? If you’re not sure, here’s what every first-aid ...

Could this be damaging your eyes?

Posted on April 12, 2017 by Contributor

Whether from natural sunlight or artificial sources, UV light can seriously damage eyes. Find out how to protect ...

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