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  1. Jack Aubrey

    The Future of Private Health Insurance

    Since it was mentioned in passing on another thread, I am starting a new thread about the medium/longer term future of the Private Health Insurance (PHI) industry - from an investment and policy perspective. I have a pretty negative view of PIH - from both a personal point of view and as an...
  2. basilio

    Health, Diabetes and a Soda Tax

    Did you know that Mexico has passed a tax on Soda drinks ie fizzy soft drinks as part of it's efforts to reduce obesity and diabetes. How did they get to this stage ? What did the soft drink industry do to protect it's interest ? What should we get from the story? It is a long read but...
  3. pavilion103

    Stress related health issues

    I want to post something on this forum in order to see if anyone has had a similar experience to mine or can help shed some light on the situation. My lifestyle has been way way over the top. Most days looked like: 5:30am wake up for personal time 8:00 - work 4:30 - come home, update...
  4. tech/a

    Heart Health

    59,105 kg,6'1 Male Smoked on and off for 35 yrs Always training jogging cycling and gym. Never drank. Noticed leg pain in calves after walking 5 or so kms Same when jogging. Shortness of breath when beginning Training which remains manageable through training ---- thought that The...
  5. N

    Health Reform: Where is it heading?

    There has been much debate on Health Reform, which nobody can deny is long over due. After listening to John Brumby on The National Press Club today, it would appear very evident that Kevin Rudd's proposal has no real substance or plan to really improve our ailing health system and in fact...
  6. Solly

    Better Health Thread

    Drinking to death, one glass at a time MIDDLE-AGED drinkers are consuming alcohol at unprecedented levels, with many unaware their "social" drinking is killing them. http://www.news.com.au/couriermail/story/0,23739,26030627-953,00.html I demand another opinion and double blind testing...
  7. C

    How to restore your fortune in 5 minutes

    Now that I have your attention, your fortune in this case is your health. These are stressful times and I bet a lot of you aren't sleeping very well. May this thread be a chill out zone for relaxation ideas for the financially stressed. I have 3 ideas. 1. Breathing - time how many...
  8. dutchie

    Men's Health

    Prevent near-sightedness! Poor distance vision is rarely caused by genetics, says Anne Barber, O.D., an optometrist in Tacoma, Washington. "It's usually caused by near-point stress." In other words, staring at your computer screen for too long. So flex your way to 20/20 vision. Every few...
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