Australian food industry hits new highs with latest sales report

The Australian Food Industry Association (AFIA) has released its quarterly sales figures for the March-June period, which includes the release of its annual sales report.The industry has been buoyed by the introduction of the $7.95 billion new food and beverage tax in September.However, the numbers for the period, the most recent available, suggest that Australian …

How to get more sleep in the morning

The number one way to get better sleep in your morning is to get enough sleep.  If you’ve been sleeping in your office or office chair all day, you’re not getting enough sleep, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The American Medical Association and the National Sleep Foundation also say that too much sleep is a risk …

How Much Do the Government and Consumers Pay for Health Information?

The government spends more than $10 billion annually on health information and services, but that’s only one component of the total package.Other components include the cost of public health education, including public health research, clinical trials, and patient care, and other services such as medical supplies and medication, as well as health care delivery systems …

How to find the health information you need on your medical bill

Health care providers can help you decide whether you need to pay more for medical services.This article explains how to find out whether you are eligible for a rebate.The Government has updated its medical rebate scheme, which allows people to buy insurance that is cheaper than the standard Medicare rate, in a bid to increase …