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What is nature bathing and how does it benefit our health?
With people now able to travel freely in Victoria, many will take the opportunity to go out into regional areas of the state or simply be more connected with nature by spending more time outdoors near their house. So what are the physical and mental benefits of doing this?Read More
Toddler milks doing more harm than good
New research from VicHealth and Deakin University has revealed that many toddler milk products are high in sugar, contain fewer key nutrients and are more expensive than regular milk. So why are they so widely marketed as essential? And what should toddlers be having instead?Read More
How to look after your mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak
2020 has certainly had its challenges, and we’re starting to see some data highlighting the impact big events like bushfires and coronavirus have had on Victorians’ physical and mental health.Read More
Why you need to keep your medical appointments during coronavirus
Before the coronavirus pandemic, going to hospital or your local GP for routine medical screenings or check-ups was a straightforward process. However, the pandemic is causing some Victorians to delay seeking what could be important and even life-saving medical assistance.Read More