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Can a citizen's jury transform obesity policy?

Michelle HughesAug 17, 20151 Comment

A recent announcement that VicHealth will run a citizen's jury to look at solutions to obesity was not met with support from

A year on, Australia's health star food-rating system is showing cracks

A year on, Australia's health star food-rating system is showing cracks

fronjacksonwebbJul 14, 2015

Mark Lawrence and Christina Pollard write: The government has started the s

"We need to spend more on preventive health." So let's slash it....

Melissa SweetJun 23, 2015

One of the “overarching concerns” raised by those who contributed suggestions to the

Exercise for older Australians: Could outdoor gyms be the answer?

Michelle HughesFeb 16, 2015

Many thanks to Dr Melissa Stoneham and the 

The Health Wrap: Ebola evidence goes MIA; the cost of obesity; investing in our kids

The Health Wrap: Ebola evidence goes MIA; the cost of obesity; investing in our kids

Kellie BissetNov 3, 20141 Comment

   

Sizing up your friends – the stigma of obesity

Michelle HughesAug 16, 20141 Comment

This month's Journal Watch reminds us of one of the perils of the teenage years, social

The Health Wrap: Ebola and inequity; policy power and passion; our bodies as Temples of Doom?

Kellie BissetAug 8, 2014

More than a health issue: addressing the social determinants of obesity

More than a health issue: addressing the social determinants of obesity

fronjacksonwebbAug 8, 2014

Lareen Newman and Michele Herriot write: Almost two-thirds of Australian adults and one in four children are 

The Health Wrap: tackling childrens' health, food and alcohol industry dramas, and society's obsession with dieting

The Health Wrap: tackling childrens' health, food and alcohol industry dramas, and society's obsession with dieting

Melissa DaveyMar 10, 2014

 

Your relationship with scales…..

Your relationship with scales…..

Michelle HughesMar 5, 20141 Comment

Those of us who have more than once decided to watch our weight, know that the bathroom scales can be both friend and foe. Consequently advice on how often those who are dieting sho