Category: Health & Medical

Make a will so you will have the final say

No Will? No Way!

November 27, 2015 - 2 min read
Make a will so you will have the final say

Where do your assets go? Who looks after your will? We’ve answered every question you have about creating your will. read on to find out more.

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Tips for creating a more ergonomic work environment

Workplace Ergonomics: Avoiding A Bad Back

November 27, 2015 - 2 min read
Tips for creating a more ergonomic work environment

3 Golden Rules For Ergonomics When lifting any object at work, you should always use your largest muscle groups. This will help you avoid injuring any smaller muscle groups or joints (i.e. bending your legs and using you leg muscles instead of your back. Regardless of what task you’re performing at work, you shouldn’t stay […]

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Your Good Looks Will Last Longer With Good Teeth

Saving Face With A Cosmetic Dentist

November 19, 2015 - 3 min read
Your Good Looks Will Last Longer With Good Teeth

No More Nightmares Historically, a visit to the dentist has long been the stuff of nightmares. You’ll be pleased to know it’s not like that anymore. Much effort has been put into making visits to the dentist a more comfortable experience. The modern dental clinic has music, not Muzak. Lighting in the premises is now […]

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Mobility indoor chair stair lifts

Home Modifications For Your Ageing Relatives

November 19, 2015 - 2 min read
Mobility indoor chair stair lifts

Home modifications for the elderly range from minor to major works, and there are multiple organisations across Australia that specialise in providing the elderly with Assistive Technologies and home maintenance programs. For more comprehensive information, check out Independent Living Centres Australia, Home Modifications Australia or your State Government site. Here are a few of the […]

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Drought in desert

El Niño: What is it?

November 18, 2015 - 3 min read
Drought in desert

Ok, so we have all heard the weather forecasters talking about it, but what exactly is El Niño? Here at LocalSearch we have done our research to bring you the ins and outs of this extreme weather pattern, as well as how it could affect us here in Australia. For all you need to know […]

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Meditating for stress relief

Relieve Stress In 4 Easy Steps

November 18, 2015 - 3 min read
Meditating for stress relief

Adult Colouring In Books Embrace your inner child with the latest trend in relieving stress—adult colouring in books! Also known as art therapy, these books are perfect for both adults and children to use as a creative outlet to unwind from the stresses of life. Available in a range of intricate patterns, the designs are […]

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Jellyfish facts

Jellyfish Fact File: Irukandji

November 17, 2015 - 2 min read
Jellyfish facts

The Irukandji is believed to be the most venomous creature in the world. And if that’s not terrifying enough, this jellyfish only measures up to 2.5cm, making it extremely difficult to spot in open water. Although deadly, Irukandji are very fragile—you wont see them in standard aquariums, as the slightest impact against the glass would […]

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Natural remedies to keep mosquitos away

Natural Solutions To Keep Away Mozzies

November 12, 2015 - 2 min read
Natural remedies to keep mosquitos away

1.  Plants To Keep Mosquitoes Away Some plants and flowers secrete a smell, which is unpleasant to mozzies. Try placing pots of these aromatic plants around your outdoor entertainment areas, or even inside your home: Catnip (pictured above) Lavender Feverfew Citronella Lemon balm 2. Home-Made Mosquito Repellent This homemade mosquito repellent is not only great […]

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Boy in blue robe brushing teeth

6 Dental Tips For Healthy Teeth & Gums

October 22, 2015 - 3 min read
Boy in blue robe brushing teeth

Do… #1 Brush Your Teeth Twice Daily Brushing your teeth twice a day is important if you want to prevent plaque and gum diseases. Choose a softer toothbrush that’s kind on your gums and try to brush after meals. Quality is just as important as quantity, so check out this video on using the correct […]

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The 6 Signs of Gum Disease

October 16, 2015 - 2 min read

The 6 Signs Gum disease is generally caused by a large build-up of bacterial plaque that results in a colourless, sticky film. Gross! You may not even be aware you have gum disease, as it is rarely painful. The 6 common signs include: Bleeding gums while brushing your teeth Bad breath or taste in your […]

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