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22/07/2014 - 8:37am

Benefits like business health insurance can contribute to higher levels of job satisfaction and help Australians cope with the impacts diseases, especially increasingly prevalent chronic conditions, have on their lives.

18/07/2014 - 9:43am

This week is National Diabetes Awareness Week and Diabetes Australia is encouraging people to assess whether they may be at risk of type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is a serious health condition that affects 285 million people. By 2030, it is expected to affect 438 million people around the world.

17/07/2014 - 8:29am

The National Stroke Foundation released a new report on July 14 2014 mapping out the localities of strokes in Australia.

The Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash explained that the report, Stroke in Australia: No postcode left untouched, identifies areas where the number of stroke victims is significant and where the disease is likely to be an issue.

16/07/2014 - 11:43pm

Medical tourism is a growing market in Australia and it is important you understand the limitations of your health insurance and travel insurance coverage.

08/07/2014 - 4:23pm

If you are considering dental and oral surgery, you should request an estimate from your general dentist or oral surgery specialist to see what health fund benefits you are eligible for and what you will have to pay out of pocket.

07/07/2014 - 6:11pm

Technology is an important part of doing business in today's society, however risks come along with the benefits it provides. One of those risks is cyber attacks.

Cyber insurance is not just for big multinational corporations. A number of small and medium enterprises are at risk because they have low security measures, according to a recent report by the Centre for Internet Security.

30/06/2014 - 3:50pm

As smartphones become increasingly central to everyday life, it's no surprise that many travellers won't leave home without their mobile device. A new report published by MasterCard shows travellers are making the most of this technology while on holiday, with many willing to share personal data for services they see as useful to their trip.

29/06/2014 - 5:39pm

Accommodation comparison site has released its rankings of the highest-rated hotels around the world, based on a database of 11 million genuine reviews written by guests.

According to the results, guests rated hotels in Boston and Washington, D.C. highest in the United States, while Monaco, French Polynesia and Turks and Caicos are the top three highest rated cities for their hotels internationally.

26/06/2014 - 8:57pm

Australian health outcomes have been making positive progress, but there is still some room for improvement, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

24/06/2014 - 5:39pm

Although the days might be getting shorter and the nights colder, the working routine still carries on. As employees battle it out through the chilly winter months in Australia, now is the perfect time to think about how you can prevent those common cold-weather illnesses from making an appearance in your workplace.