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Too many Aussies are disengaged with their superannuation

Superannuation has been in the spotlight in Parliament as the Your Future, Your Super legislation was finally passed. Predictably, much of the important stuff was lost in the theatrics that go on in Parliament, but believe me, this is an important moment in Australia’s superannuation journey. There are three indisputable facts about our superannuation system.… Read More »

In Brief: Postpartum Depression Common in COVID-Positive Women Separated from Their Newborns

In Brief: Postpartum Depression Common in COVID-Positive Women Separated from Their Newborns Soon after the COVID-19 pandemic emerged, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended temporarily separating newborns from mothers who tested positive for COVID-19 immediately after delivery. In a retrospective cohort study of 224 new mothers delivering at a New York hospital between March 18… Read More »

Who cares about a ‘bikini body’? Meet the sea swimmers who say their hobby has banished any body hang-ups

There’s a secret that many women who swim regularly know. It’s that the longer you spend in a piece of Lycra, the less you care about what your body looks like. s more and more women have taken to the waves and to rivers and lakes all over the country, it’s not so much a… Read More »

Essential Reads: Evidence-Based Interventions for Depressed Mothers and Their Young Children

In a given year, about 10% of mothers in the United States experience a major depressive episode (MDE).  Roughly translated, this means about 1 in 10 children is exposed to maternal depression each year (Ertel et al, 2011).  While much attention has focused on postpartum depression, which affects about 10% to 15% of women, mothers… Read More »

‘Covid-19 vaccine makers continue their fight to stay ahead of the disease’

While the number of people infected with Covid-19 ­remains high it’s more likely that new variants will ­appear, so vaccine developers are ­having to deal with the rapidly­evolving virus and are looking for ­‘second generation’ vaccines. Danny Altmann, professor of ­immunology at Imperial College London, says it may be wise to “hedge your bets”. “What… Read More »