Should Your Pets Sleep On Your Bed?

Should Your Pets Sleep On Your Bed?

There's no doubt that pets are good for us. Current research confirms everything we have ever believed, including how pets decrease our blood pressure, increase our happy brain chemicals, improve our social skills and even in many cases; help us to live longer. But what about the question that sparks great debate across pet owners: should your pet sleep on your bed? In her latest article for HIF, animal behaviour expert, Laura V, delves into the research behind this topic and provides her opinion and top tips to ensure a great night’s sleep for both you and your pet. 
Category:Pet Care
Everything Sheet Pan Frittata

Everything Sheet Pan Frittata

Looking for some lunch inspiration? Why not use up all your fridge leftovers in this big sheet pan frittata by HIF food guru, Helen from Scrummy Lane? This dish combines eggs, mushrooms, onion, carrot, capsicum, broccoli, cheese and pesto. So it's absolutely packed with flavour and perfect for take to work lunches all week too!
Category:Recipes
80,000 West Australians are waiting to see a public hospital specialist

80,000 West Australians are waiting to see a public hospital specialist

The West Australia has reported that, "Almost 80,000 West Australians are waiting to see a public hospital specialist to find out if they need surgery, with an average waiting time of more than a year at Fiona Stanley Hospital." In fact, the waiting to wait patients who need to be assessed for surgery show that at the end of December last year, 79,517 patients were were waiting for their first appointment.
Category:HIF News
How to Health Check Your Lungs

How to Health Check Your Lungs

How can we check up on your lungs? What things do we need to look out for to know that our lungs are healthy and what should send us to the doctor? In her first article for HIF, heart and lung surgeon, Dr. Nikki Stamp, provides her top four tips to keep in mind when it comes to the health of your lungs as well as the best things to do to keep your lungs healthy.
Greek Tortilla Pinwheels

Greek Tortilla Pinwheels

An easy little party appetizer that takes hardly any effort to make but looks pretty cute! Just chop Greek salad bits, scatter them over a feta and yogurt spread on a tortilla, roll up the tortilla, and chop into rounds. Delicious!
Category:Recipes
Why You Should NOT Try to Have a Good Day!

Why You Should NOT Try to Have a Good Day!

Throughout January, you probably heard and read a lot of people talking and writing about how to have a great year and that probably sounds like a pretty good idea. However, our very own mental health blogger, Dr Happy suggests "DON'T aim to have a great year...because a whole year of greatness, happiness and success is just not possible! Instead I suggest aiming for happy moments. At the end of the day (or week or year) it's likely a few things would have gone wrong. But it’s also extremely likely that some things, possibly many things, "went right"!" In his latest article for HIF, Dr. Happy shares his top tips on to look at your day. 
Category:Mental Health
The Best Greek Potatoes

The Best Greek Potatoes

These Greek potatoes by HIF foodie Helen from Scrummy Lane truly deserve to have the words 'the best' in their title. They're tasty, creamy, and crispy all at the same time, and go with anything. According to Helen, "They take about an hour and a half to cook, but they are EASY. Simply cut potatoes into thick wedges, tip into a baking dish and pour over stock, olive oil, lemon juice and oregano. Bake for 45 minutes, stir well, then bake for another 45 minutes - simple." Enjoy 
Category:Recipes
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