Should we be eating nuclear Japanese fish?

Australia leads the world in medical research, and for many years our scientists have brought relief to patients suffering from various long term ailments. We lead in stem cell research and treatment for stomach ulcers as well as a possible break through in cancer treatments. So who is ordering the latest research into possible medical … [Read the full story]

Gargling lemonade COULD help you quit smoking

For those smokers desperate to give up the habit, scientists have an unusual solution…gargling with a glass of lemonade. They found that the interaction of sugar (known as glucose) on the tongue boosts attention as well as energy and can improve self control. This could help keep smokers away from the cigarettes at least in … [Read the full story]

Anecdotal thoughts of Jim Aborwhear

Outside smoking a cigarette, minding my own business feeling that sweet poison course through my veins when some drudge from my office walks past with the oh so witty comment, “You know if you keep smoking you’re going to die”. I paused took another drag and replied in what I thought was a perfectly reasonable … [Read the full story]

Vladimir Putin will ban all smoking in Russia

Russian leader, Vladimir Putin, wants to kick smokers’ butts by introducing the harshest cigarette laws ever conceived by a government. The clean living, fitness freak loathes people smoking around him and wants everyone in his country to snub out their filthy habit. Under plans to rid Russia of tobacco once and for all, anyone born … [Read the full story]

Government would suffer if smoking is banned

There will be an election in September, so now is the time for our pollies to propose a drastic measure for all Australian people.  At the present time, less than twenty per-cent of the population smoke, but there is growth in the number of younger people who are taking up smoking for the first time. … [Read the full story]

Teacher suspended for posting sexy hand-stand

I wish I’d had a teacher like this. A teacher has been suspended from her job after pictures of her naked and apparently smoking cannabis were posted from her Twitter account. Carly McKinney, 23, was pictured posing in her underwear, and even performing a naked handstand in the provocative pics. Other snaps saw the maths … [Read the full story]

Fertility tests – why do doctors humiliate women?

At least one in six couples now need medical help to have a baby…and for half of them the problem is the result of poor sperm quality. Infertility specialists fear this growing problem among men is bringing us closer to the day when most couples will need medical help to have a family. This week, … [Read the full story]

Drink beer…and you’ll have sex on a first date

Want to know if your date will have sex on the first date? There’s one way to find out – ask if they like beer. Interested in a long-term relationship? Find out if they would like to live on a boat or enjoy horror films. These are the surprisingly simple questions that can tell you … [Read the full story]

Madonna’s naked photo goes under the hammer

A photo of Madonna smoking a cigarette naked in bed is going up for sale. The provocative image was taken by fashion photographer Steven Meisel but was never included in her controversial 1992 book Sex. The 1990 pic is expected to fetch over $7,000 when it goes under the hammer at Bonhams in New York … [Read the full story]

Kelly Slater questions the testing of marijuana

Surf legend Kelly Slater is happy to submit to random drug tests but has queried whether marijuana should be a punishable offence in sport. The 11-time world champion is in Australia for the start of the ASP World Tour, which started with the Quiksilver Pro. It will be the first event to fall under new anti-doping … [Read the full story]

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