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HIF. Your Health. Your Choice.
HIF. Your Health. Your Choice.

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What’s the difference between a dentist and an Orthodontist? A Dentist deals with teeth, gums, nerves and jaw; while orthodontists focus on correcting bites (jaws) and the straightness of teeth. Not sure of the HIF annual limits or benefits for orthodontics? We’ve simplified all the information to make it a little more digestible (excuse the pun). Visit our online knowledge base for more information.
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Thought about a holiday in your own backyard? You’ll love these island escapes. Whether you're into nature and nurturing your wild, adventurous streak, or enjoy some much needed RnR, there is an island for you. Best of all, you won't need a passport to get there.
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Need a quick and easy recipe idea? Why not try this “No recipe baked honey mustard chicken” by Helen from Scrummy Lane. A perfect week night meal and it’s very likely you’ll already have the main ingredients at home. Enjoy!
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Did you know that approximately 1 in 4 or 5 people will experience an episode of mental illness each year? According to psychologist Dr. Happy, “thankfully these days no one needs any excuse or special occasion to discuss the important and global issue of mental health. Every workplace and every team can be affected by mental health and every team leader needs to have an understanding of how to recognise warning signs and how to respond appropriately”. In this article, Dr. Happy shares his expert advice on managing mental health in the workplace.
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We know kids are resilient, but there may be a time when, as a parent you might find yourself heading to the emergency department (ED). According to heart and lung surgeon Dr. Nikki Stamp, “when it comes to kids, the general rules for heading to the ED include being particularly lethargic, not drinking or weeing much, looking particularly pale or dusky, as well as your own worry.” In this article, Dr. Nikki provides her expert advice on the specific signs you need to be aware of.
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Have your gums ever bled during a scale and clean or even when brushing? There’s a good chance it was gingivitis! According to dental health expert and HIF blogger Dr. Emma, “well over 90% of the population has experienced some degree of gingivitis”. In this article Dr. Emma explains what gingivitis is, what causes it and why we should have regular scale and cleans.
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Are you unsure of the difference between 'general dental' and 'major dental'? Don’t worry you’re not alone. Think of ‘general dental’ as routine treatments and ‘major dental’ as more complex procedures. If you want more information on this topic and so much more, head to our online knowledge base.
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The perfect winter warmer. If you like curry and you like satay, you'll love this spicy, rich and creamy “Chicken and Butternut Pumpkin Satay Curry” recipe by HIF food guru, Helen from Scrummy Lane. You’ll have enough for leftovers too, yum!
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Want to boost your mental health, enhance your brain functioning or even improve your sleep? Well we have some great news for you! According to Mental Health expert and HIF blogger, Dr. Happy, “It’s as simple as reading! Reading can protect your brain against decline. You’ve probably heard the age-old saying, “use it or lose” it, and this is just as true for your brain as it is for other parts of your body.” In this article, Dr. Happy shares his advice on the benefits of picking up a good book and turning the pages.
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Did you know that jumping up is the most common behaviour problem for dogs? According to animal behaviourist, Laura V, “the pushing, the knocking over and just the outright annoyance, jumping up is a behaviour that only gets worse, and generally never disappears unless it is managed consistently.” In her latest article for HIF, Laura shares her expert advice to curb this behaviour.
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