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Over one third of population not getting enough sleep, study finds

New research finds over a third of the population is not getting the recommended amount of sleep. The study done by Flinder’s University, also found getting fewer than SIX hours of sleep can be a contributing factor to a range of cardiovascular diseases and obesity. Image: Image: Unsplash/ Gregory Pappas Produced By: Remy Naughton Featured …

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Siestas save lives in NT

In the baking heat of the Northern Territory, air conditioning has become a fact of life, not a luxury. It has been found that now Territorians have become less able to deal with extreme heat than they did 40 years ago. Aboriginal people have for time immemorial dealt with heat in traditional ways.  One is …

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Navigating Exam Stress: Effective Management Strategies

The approaching end of year exam period has brought about new discussion around the impacts of stress on high school students across Australia. A recent survey conducted by ReachOut Australia revealed roughly half of Australian students have difficulty sleeping as a result of exam-related stress. A decrease in quality of sleep can have detrimental effects …

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