Tag Archives: Lives

High fibre diets make for healthier lives

People who eat lots of high-fibre and whole grain foods have lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other chronic diseases than people whose diets are low in fibre, a study commissioned by the World Health Organisation (WHO) says. For every 8 gram increase in fibre eaten a day, total deaths and incidences of… Read More »

Union says lives risked as trial sees ambulances diverted from Blayney hospital

Paramedics are concerned that a month-long trial closure of the emergency department to ambulances at Blayney District Hospital could put lives at risk. The closure, initiated before Christmas, means ambulances are being diverted to either Orange or Bathurst hospitals, approximately 35 kilometres and 37 kilometres away respectively. Health Services Union NSW secretary Gerard Hayes claimed the additional… Read More »

7 Meditation Tips For People Who’ve Never Meditated In Their Lives

In theory, meditation sounds easy—you sit in one place for a while, not doing anything (even thinking). But when you realise you have no idea how TF to magically make your mind go black—cue anxiety, which is basically the opposite of how meditation’s supposed to make you feel. Before you give up and turn on another episode of Riverdale, know that… Read More »