Category: Health

Workaholic Australians encouraged to take up mindfulness meditation to reduce stress and boost resilience in the workplace

Australian full-time employees work some of the longest hours in the world. One in five Australian employees has taken time off in the past...

Meditating Your Way to More Effective Leadership

Steve Jobs, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner and Ray Dalio, who runs the world’s biggest hedge fund firm, are all...

Beijing under smog alert orders factories to close or cut output

Beijing under smog alert orders factories to close or cut output

Beijing’s city government has ordered 1200 factories in the printing, construction materials and petrochemical industries to either shut...

The Most Effective Leaders Are Compassionate – But It Can Take a Toll On Health

Aggressive, rigid leadership styles are losing currency in the modern workplace – research shows that effective leaders are kind and...

Apps to keep your health in check

Australians are more concerned that they will die from preventable diseases than accidental injury. The national survey, commissioned by...

Super funds demand answers from Comminsure

Super funds demand answers from Comminsure

Superannuation funds are demanding explanations from the Commonwealth Bank’s insurance arm Comminsure over allegations of unethical...

China’s Luye Medical snaps up Healthe Care

China’s Luye Medical snaps up Healthe Care

China’s Luye Medical Group has acquired Australia’s third largest Healthe Care. While the sale price has not been disclosed, the media...

Comeback for black lung disease

Comeback for black lung disease

Black lung disease – pneumoconiosis – which was thought to be eradicated 60 years ago has made a comeback in Queensland coal...

3D printing helps prepare surgeons

3D printing helps prepare surgeons

3D printing Stratasys is developing 3D replicas of patients’ vascular systems to help surgeons plan and practice operations. The company...

Pfizer-Allergan $US160 billion merger to create the world’s biggest drug company

Pfizer-Allergan $US160 billion merger to create the world’s biggest drug company

United States pharmaceutical company Pfizer has announced plans to join up with Irish-based company Allergan in a deal worth $US160 billion...