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We understand how important health is to you and your loved ones. That's why we've recruited a team of experts to provide great advice on how to stay happy and healthy. Our panel includes top Australian nutritionist Susie Burrell, dental health expert Dr Emma and professional fitness coaches Matt Fuller & Claire Chidgzey, plus tasty recipes from food blogger Helen Schofield. You'll also find all the latest news from HIF right here, to keep you updated on both company and industry news and announcements.
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You don't get a second chance with your health, but you can get a second opinion! Watch this short video to listen to Michael's story and learn how Best Doctors helped his son.
It's a FREE service available exclusively to HIF members who hold combined GoldStar Hospital + Premium Extras cover. Accessible via the Best Doctors’ worldwide network of specialists, it enables an expert second opinion on any diagnosis, condition or treatment. In this short clip, Darren Reynolds, Managing Director of Best Doctors, joined the team at Everyday Health TV to provide further information on this incredible service.
Confused about what to eat and what not to eat when you're pregnant? HIF member, blogger and Australia's leading dietician, Susie Burrell chats to Everyday Health TV about how to control those pesky cravings and explains why a healthy diet is so important during pregnancy.
A recent survey showed that HIF members who own a pet feel an overwhelming sense of love and responsibility for their furry, hairy and feathered friends. So with the inaugural
HIF Dog 'n' Health Games just around the corner now, we asked our fitness guru Matt Fuller to explore how pets can have a positive impact on our health and lifestyle in return.
Did you know that same-sex couples can join HIF on a joint health insurance policy? Turns out, this is still a point of confusion for some; so we caught up with the team from Everyday Health TV to explain more.
Did you know HIF was the first Australian health fund to add its support to the Australian Marriage Equality campaign? In this quick clip, HIF members Kate & Laura discuss the importance of being with a health insurer that shares the same values as they do.
In this clip from Everyday Health TV, HIF member Jamie Scoringe explains how he avoided being hit with Lifetime Health Cover loading by purchasing private hospital insurance before his 31st birthday.
HIF Executive Manager Anne Humphrey joined the Everyday Health TV panel to provide clarity and discuss the tax benefits of purchasing a private hospital insurance policy.
Are you a fan of tomato soup, especially on a cold winter’s day? We certainly are, which is why we asked our resident food guru, Helen from Scrummy Lane for a warm and cheery recipe that all our fans can enjoy. This “Roasted butternut squash and tomato dish” combines roasted butternut squash, chopped onion and chicken stock with some health-boosting turmeric, fresh ginger, garlic and tomatoes. Even better, it only takes 30 minutes to make. Delicious!