Life Matters - Separate stories podcast

Life Matters is your guide to a better life for you, those you love and the place you call home. We're here to help you get a handle on all the important stuff: love, sex, health, fitness, parenting, career, finances and family.

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/lifematters/

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      I Smell You


      The foods we eat make us smell different. In multicultural Australia, is there such a thing as olfactory assimilation?


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      Why it's our fault dogs are naughty: Part 2


      Every year, 13,000 Australians present to hospital emergency departments with injuries from dog attacks. Canine behaviourist Laura Vissaritis discusses why this occurs, and how to use her form of CPR.


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      Because we are bad: Living with severe OCD


      Obsessive Compulsive Disorder ruled Lily Bailey's life. The simple act of going to bed involved a series of rituals that would take hours.


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      Gut instinct: Michael Mosley advocates for a healthy microbiome


      Do you think about the bacteria in your gut? Author Dr Michael Mosley say encouraging healthy bacteria in your gut can help protect against obesity and cancer as well as boost your immune system.


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      Fear of holes


      Trypophobia, a fear of holes, is a real thing for many people


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      Why it's our fault dogs are naughty: Part 1


      We own more than 4 million dogs in Australia, and every day a percentage of them do the wrong thing. So often this behaviour is the dog failing to cope because we have let them down. Yes, it's our fault. Find out why.


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      What happens when we go under: An anaesthetist speaks out


      Anaesthetist Tim McCulloch endeavours to answer audience questions about what happens to our consciousness, sense of self, and memory when we go under on the operating table.


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      Anaesthesia: the gift of oblivion and the mystery of consciousness


      Today anaesthesia is a routine prelude to surgery. But how much do we really know about what happens to us when we go under?


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      Double life dentist


      Have you ever known someone with a double identity? Chee Yong spends most of his time at his professional offices on the lower level of a narrow brick building, but upstairs is quite a different world.


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      Old enough to fly, too young to drive


      Wherever you live in Australia, you need to be at least 17-years-old to drive a car solo. But to fly a plane solo? You only have to be 15. Meet Kai Nolan.


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