We're often taught to choose our friends wisely. As youngsters your parents probably warned you about falling in with a "bad crowd" and on the flip side we often hear that we need to run with lions if we aspire to do great things. This stuff is instinctive but one long term study tracking health [...]
The ONE easy thing the federal government can do to fight chronic disease, mental illness and obesity?
There is no shortage of government spending on the problem that is the nation’s state of health. For instance, in 2009-10 the Australian Government committed nearly $1 billion in spending over nine years with its National Partnership Agreement on Preventive Health with the Council of Australian Governments (COAG). Through this partnership a range of initiatives have [...]