The recent, nationwide E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce might have stemmed from a contaminated irrigation canal, health officials said. The outbreak that sickened 210 people and killed five since March now seems to be over, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A few months ago, health officials had traced back
Carrie Bickmore has shared exciting news with fans on social media, revealing her wonderful charity ‘Carrie’s Beanies 4 Brain Cancer’ has hit an impressive milestone. The Project host took to Twitter to reveal that her charity beanies have smashed the original $1million goal, and raised over $4.5million for brain cancer research. “4.5 mil raised so far,”
Australian radio and TV personality Meshel Laurie has written candidly about her struggle with hair loss in an inspiring Facebook post. During her regular spot on The Project last Friday, the 41-year-old sported a bright purple wig not unlike her often vividly coloured hair. But in a Facebook post published soon after the show aired, the
We don’t want to alarm you but we nearly lost one of Australia’s best exports. Chris Hemsworth, Star of Thor and our nightly dreams, told News.com.au about how he nearly died while hiking in the Himalayas last year. Fortunately, his wife and fellow actor, Elsa Pataky, noticed the questionable symptoms he was suffering and raised
She shot to fame as the bubbly blonde competing for Matty J’s heart on The Bachelor. But while Simone Orsher saw plenty of airtime on the show, it seems she’s been keeping a secret from her fans. The 25-year-old British expat took to social media on Tuesday to reveal that she’s been suffering from
Pretty Little Liars star Sasha Pieterse is on Dancing with the Stars, and she made a big revelation on Tuesday’s show: She suffers from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), which caused her to gain 30kgs over two years. Now, she says, she’s “feeling like me again” thanks to dancing.“ “Being on the show, I’ve lost over 6kgs,” she said on
So you thought using dry shampoo was as simple as spritz and go? Not so fast. To really breathe new life (and mega-volume) into limp, oily locks, it’s vital to let your dry shampoo sink into your hair before you massage it in. Think longer than 30 seconds – and more like five minutes. Minimum.
Birth control can be a total lifesaver if you’re not trying to get pregnant right now. But it can also impact your period, and usually for the better. That’s why some doctors will prescribe certain forms of birth control for period issues. Still, if your primary reason for choosing a birth control is the ability
Ever tried a traditional Chinese medicine for your cold? You might want to question what’s really in that “natural extract”. Nearly 80% of Chinese patent medicines are mislabelled, a new study from the University of Guelph has found. Scientists at the uni worked with Chinese researchers to examine 20 extracts and 47 Chinese traditional medicines.
IS IT NORMAL TO… NOT HAVE MADE ANY INVESTMENTS BY THE AGE OF 30? Got your (measly) life savings sitting pretty in a low-interest bank account? Join the club. “It’s quite common to have used your 20s to make the most out of life and put finances on the backburner,” says financial planner Chris Bates.
Khloe Kardashian has taken to Twitter to hit back at haters claiming that she’s following a “ridiculous” diet to “tremendous amount of weight” following the birth of her first child. “I truly dislike when people report I’ve lost a tremendous amount of weight in a short amount of time or when people claim I’m doing
When it comes to the trials and tribulations of parenting, Kristen Bell likes to keep it real. Between the woes of treating mastitis and her experience with anal worms, in her eyes there’s no topic too embarrassing or controversial to share. Enter: her bedtime hack for getting her kids to sleep. At the LA
Each month, we’re breaking down what’s going on in your life. Read on as Donna Page, a professional astrologer with a graduate degree in counselling psychology, gives it to you straight. Get ready now: There’s a lot of action going down in the universe this month, and it’s going to impact all areas of your life. Mercury,
Sarah’s Day is a fitness, health and wellbeing blogger, sharing her day to day life across all her social media platforms. She is becoming known in the influencer community for her authentic YouTube videos and her super bubbly personality… but what is next for Sarah? From posting about her lunchtime nourish bowls or her new favourite way to
We’re told to give our fruit and vegetables a rinse before eating. But a new study has found washing them in water alone might not be enough to remove pesticides. The study published in the Journal Agricultural and Food Chemistry found baking soda was the best method for removing pesticide residues. Speaking to CNN, author Lili He, a
We are right in the middle of the race season in Australia, which also coincides with the start of Spring and warmer weather. This often means that race day is followed by a post-run celebratory beer – but what effect is this really having on your body? With the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival coming up
Researchers using automated breast density measurements have found that women with mammographically dense breast tissue have higher recall and biopsy rates and increased odds of screen-detected and interval breast cancer, according to a large new study from Norway published online in the journal Radiology. The study supports automated measurements as a future standard to ensure
A plus-sized blogger has won herself a legion of online fans after taking down a body-shamer who used her photograph to create a derogatory meme. South African beauty Lesego Legobane, known on Twitter as ‘ThickLeeyonce,’ was shocked to find that her image had been featured in a sexist tweet by Leyton Mokgerepi on Tuesday. The
Nose running faster than an Olympian right now? We hear you – colds are crappy AF. And there’s only so much Netflix you can watch while curled up on the couch surrounded by tissues and Dairy Milk. That’s why we asked Sydney nutritionist Teresa Boyce for her power-through checklist. Here, how to battle your winter
When in doubt, veer neutral. This is true in terms of attitude, but especially when it comes to your eyeshadow spread. Within a handful of fawn, beige, and deep brown or black tones, lie endless eye makeup possibilities ranging from the demure to the dramatic. Charlotte Tilbury gets it. We constantly find ourselves reaching for