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Comment and opinion from our authors and team.

2106, 2017

Mandy Nolan is dressed to impress at Lifestyle Medicine 2017

By | June 21st, 2017|0 Comments

We are very excited to introduce Mandy Nolan as our special guest at the Gala Conference Dinner on Saturday night and again on Sunday afternoon! You've probably already found yourself having a chuckle at her jokes, or heard about some of the initiatives she has been involved in but if not, [...]

1406, 2017

Speaker announcements for Lifestyle Medicine 2017 begin!

By | June 14th, 2017|0 Comments

What an exciting way to kick-off this year's must-not-miss conference speaker announcements with the news that ABC's Robyn Williams AM and PHAA's CEO Michael Moore AM will be joining us for the official opening plenary session on the Friday night.  We're also delighted that Professor Felice Jacka will be leading the [...]

106, 2017

World No Tobacco Day

By | June 1st, 2017|0 Comments

May 31st is World No Tobacco Day. The World Health Organization (WHO), mark the occasion by “highlighting the health and additional risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption”(1). This year’s theme “Tobacco – a threat to development” not only emphasises the established [...]

1605, 2017

Another Shared Medical Appointments Workshop

By | May 16th, 2017|0 Comments

On Saturday 13th May, ASLM delivered yet another Shared Medical Appointments (SMA) facilitator training workshop in partnership with the Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation (MCHRI). The day was shared with inspiring and passionate health practitioners and workers who were interested in finding out what SMAs could do for their [...]

1605, 2017

A Win-Win Consultation

By | May 16th, 2017|0 Comments

By Dr Sonia Jitpiriyaroj Since childhood, we learned our 1, 2, 3’s through to our A, B, C’s in a classroom setting, engaging with our peers and listening to our teachers. Fast forward to adulthood, and it appears a similar technique via Shared Medical Appointments may be the answer to [...]