Using your gut to fix your brain:We’re not quite there with psychobiotics just yet

Using your gut to fix your brain:We’re not quite there with psychobiotics just yet

Psychobiotics are the latest buzz word in gut health,but do they live up to their hype? Yes and no,the experts say.

  • bySarah Berry

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How your taxes ended up funding religious jobs in WA’s public schools
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Schools

How your taxes ended up funding religious jobs in WA’s public schools

The WA government publicly swears this role is open to people of “any or no faith” and has delicately edited the literature to say this... but is it really?

  • byEmma Young
The July 24 Edition
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The July 24 Edition

Our 25 Best Short Breaks:three to five days is all you need to take advantage of the terrific destinations on our list.

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‘Like taking a mini holiday’:The health benefits of hot springs

‘Like taking a mini holiday’:The health benefits of hot springs

Winter is the ideal time to soak in heated pools but the order in which you bathe in various temperatures matters.

  • byEvelyn Lewin
Philip had no symptoms when he discovered he was a ‘ticking time bomb’ for a heart attack

Philip had no symptoms when he discovered he was a ‘ticking time bomb’ for a heart attack

Following a GP visit,former Victorian MP Philip Dalidakis discovered one of his arteries was 95 per cent blocked.

  • bySarah Berry
Here’s another reason to add high intensity training to your workouts
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Fitness

Here’s another reason to add high intensity training to your workouts

A new study has found that going for a jog is not the fastest way to lose weight.

  • bySarah Berry
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Michael Pollan changed his own mind with psychedelics. Now he’s changing others’

Michael Pollan changed his own mind with psychedelics. Now he’s changing others’

Interviews with cancer patients as well as his own experiences with psychedelics changed the mind of renowned writer Michael Pollan. He makes the case for us all changing our minds too.

  • bySarah Berry
Are you an empath? The upsides to being highly sensitive

Are you an empath? The upsides to being highly sensitive

Most empaths don’t need to take a test to know they’re one;they just know.

  • byEvelyn Lewin
‘I was the invisible teen girl. Until an encounter on the bus saved me’

‘I was the invisible teen girl. Until an encounter on the bus saved me’

No kid sits alone by choice,says Kath Lockett as she recalls the loneliness – and pain – of adolescence.

  • byKath Lockett
I was in the best shape of my life when I was diagnosed with cancer at 33

I was in the best shape of my life when I was diagnosed with cancer at 33

It’s a weird thing to grieve the person you used to be,but also resent her for being so ungrateful.

  • byAimie Rigas
Treasurer to measure ‘wellbeing’ pay-off from economy in first budget

Treasurer to measure ‘wellbeing’ pay-off from economy in first budget

Labor’s first budget will start to track how the economy contributes to measures such as life expectancy and the quality of the environment.

  • byShane Wright