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Best vending machine snacks You’ve been there before – dreaming of a snack to tide you over until your next meal. But there’s nowhere to turn except a row of vending machines. So what can you do to curb your hunger without overdoing the kilojoules, fat, salt and more? And, can your choice of machine cuisine ever be healthy? Continue Reading

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Why so sensitive? Do you sometimes feel a tooth twinge when you drink something hot or cold, spicy or sweet? Whether the pain goes away fast or it takes a little longer to leave, it could be a sign of tooth sensitivity – or a warning about more serious dental problems to come. Continue Reading

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Passport, check.Ticket, check. Dentist - check? Whether you’re travelling to some far-flung corner of the earth or you’re getting to know the great Australian outback, planning your holiday is part of the build up to a great trip. Although you may have thought about visiting your GP before setting off, what about a visit to your dentist? If you’re not up-to-date with your treatments, tooth troubles could really ruin your trip! Continue Reading

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Seven reasons to think about going dry this July Do you enjoy the odd beer, wine or cocktail? Many of us do. But sometimes, do you find that you overdo it? Or, that the morning-after-fuzziness sometimes interferes with your day? Perhaps your waistband is feeling tighter and tighter? It could be time to tame your tipples … Continue Reading

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Don't be that one in five... One in five young people don’t know that they could be heading for a 10-year government penalty! Are you that one in five? Or do you know someone that may be in this boat? Thankfully, this cost can be avoided … Continue Reading

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Have your eyes tested - it could save your sight! When was the last time you had your eyes checked? If you have to think hard about when your last eye appointment was, chances are that it’s been too long. Continue Reading

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Young and active? Time to get protected! Think about health insurance and you probably won’t think about young people. After all, being young means being fit, healthy and active, doesn’t it? In my experience working with rt health fund, I’ve seen first-hand how living life to the fullest – whether it be through sports, travels and/or celebratory nights out – means that having health insurance should be high on a young person’s agenda! Continue Reading

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Influenza - should you get vaccinated? As soon as autumn arrives, you can hear the word flu (a shortened version of the term influenza) being talked about everywhere. But, do you know what causes influenza? What’s in the vaccine? How it works? And whether it’s right for you? Dr Jui Tham, Chief Medical Officer at rt health fund has the answers … Continue Reading

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Seven ways to feel awesome this autumn Your chances of infections such as colds and flu definitely increase as the colder months creep up. So as the temperature dips, try these awesome autumn tips. Continue Reading

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International Women's Day To celebrate today, International Women’s Day, we asked women in the transport and energy industries what inspires them personally and professionally. While they each come from different backgrounds and work in different roles, they are all leaders in their field and demonstrate that women are an integral part of today’s workplace, even in industries that are traditionally male dominated. So be inspired by what inspires these fantastic mothers, daughters, wives, sisters, colleagues and leaders! Continue Reading

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