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Meet one of our Pacific partners

Friday, February 23, 2018

A Fijian medical doctor who received a scholarship from Avondale credits his wife for encouraging him to treat the causes not symptoms of chronic disease.

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My new mission: live more happy

Friday, February 9, 2018

The launch yesterday of a book about emotional wellbeing is part of an Avondale academic’s “audacious” plan to lift the life of 10 million people.

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Hooked by a feel-good book

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The review of Dr Darren Morton’s new book about boosting emotional wellbeing and becoming happier. And a warning: what you read could change your life.

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Morton on lifestyle as medicine

Monday, January 29, 2018

Dr Darren Morton is a lifestyle medicine pioneer. He is not only an established communicator but also a recognised researcher in this emerging field, appointed as Lead Researcher in the Lifestyle Research Centre at Avondale and as a founding fellow of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine. Morton reflects on his work and on his new book, Live More Happy.

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Adventist schools get health tick

Friday, July 21, 2017

If your child is likely to experience weight problems, and if you have the financial means, send them to a Seventh-day Adventist school. Students at these schools are less heavy than and less likely to become as heavy as other adolescents in Australia, a first-of-its-kind longitudinal study shows.