From parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids for fear of any side effects to the endemic abuse of pharmaceuticals, many Australians make bad medical decisions in spite of established advice. How can healthcare providers and brands help them make more informed choices about their wellbeing?
We can’t get enough of supplements – half of Americans take them regularly – but with little evidence to support their health claims and worries over their contents, people are looking for clarity and transparency. Ritual delivers both, providing a ‘clean label’ vitamin for the wellness movement.
Amid growing health concerns, many Australians are cutting back on sugar, with 24% of them following a diet that restricts their intake. How are they satisfying their craving for a sweet sensation without resorting to artificial alternatives like aspartame that are often regarded with suspicion?
Over-the-counter meds are used for everything from headaches to hangovers. But research suggests that we might be addicted, and some governments are taking action to curb abuse. How might regulation, technological advances and natural remedies transform the market for pain relief?
The price of healthcare Down Under is five times higher than in Britain, leaving a large number of people unable to cover the cost of medication. As a result, many are forgoing medical treatment, including 50% of those who suffer from mental health conditions like depression and anxiety.