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Health experts suggest getting this year's flu shot?

Health experts suggest getting this year's flu shot?

Time to vaccinate for the flu?

Dr Alan Hampson talks with George and Paul about the dangers of influenza and concerns that our young to middle aged Aussies aren't being vaccinated. Are you ready for the flu season? Should you be vaccinated?

Are there dangers in taking statins?

Are there dangers in taking statins? George and Paul speak with Dr Ross Walker from 2UE's Healthy Living program about the recent reports on statins. What are the side effects when taking this medication? Here are a few facts you should be aware of.

Treasurer warns of Budget pain

Pensioners to be targeted in upcoming budget cuts? Treasurer Joe Hockey keeps warning us about the pain coming in the May federal budget. George and Paul speak with Terry McCrann about your hip pocket and just how deep the upcoming budget cuts will be for us all.

Financial advice simply too expensive?

Is getting financial advice simply too expensive? Do you have to spend money to make money? Editor of The Business Spectator, Alan Kohler chats with George and Paul about the costs involved in seeking professional financial advice. Is it worth outlaying the costs?

Are we too dependent on China?

Are we too dependent on China for our success? Can we become the clever country and not just rely on our minerals? How will the recent slump in iron ore prices impact Australia's budget? George and Paul speak with Terry McCrann about our current reliance on China.

Why is Sydney so expensive?

Sydney Is living in Sydney becoming far too costly? From the huge costs of parking, the constant beep of the toll roads, to buying a new home. George & Paul discover just how we compare to the expensive cities of the world.

Will Crimea be engulfed in war?

The West calling for calm in Crimea Wild demonstrations have been held across Ukraine, for-and-against Russia's military involvement in Crimea. George & Paul look back on the history of the region and the path ahead with Keith Suter.

Will reforms affect your credit rating?

What do reforms to Privacy Act mean for your credit record? What do recent reforms to the Privacy Act mean for your credit record if you are late paying your bills? George & Paul discuss with Chief Executive of CPA Australia Alex Malley what your rights are over credit.

Empathy: A Handbook For Revolution

How does empathy allow us to appreciate the world? How does empathy allow us to enhance our relationships and appreciate the world from another person's perspective? George & Paul with Philosopher Roman Krznaric, author of 'Empathy: A Handbook For Revolution'.

Do you keep cash at home?

Why do people still hide their cash at home? Why do people still hide their cash at home and what are the risks? George & Paul speak with Noel Whittaker, author of The Beginners Guide to Wealth. What options do we have other than having money in the bank?

Ken Ring: long range weather forecast

Sydney soaked with rain - can we expect more ahead? As the pollies pledge funding for drought affected farmers, and Sydney finally gets some much needed wet weather, George & Paul catch up with Long Range Weather Forecaster Ken Ring for his predictions.

Local terror camps for Syrian war?

Why are Australians joining the war in Syria? What is compelling people to join the fighting in Syria? George & Paul speak with Greg Sheridan about Australian's killed in the conflict and the growing number of passports cancelled on national security grounds.

Turmoil on emerging markets?

What’s behind the turmoil on emerging financial markets? What's behind the recent turmoil on emerging financial markets? George & Paul on the latest market news and future risks with Satyajit Das, Author of 'Extreme Money - Masters of the Universe and the Cult of Risk'.

Who owns your digital assets?

How much of your digital assets do you really own? What do you really own in the digital world and what happens to you 'personal items' such as iTunes songs, movies and books when you die? George & Paul on where you stand with the law on personal digital items.

What makes the over 40's tick?

Older couples more happier than the 'Honeymoon Hangovers' If 40 is the new 20, then what are the aspirations of people over 40? George & Paul speaks with social researcher Mark McCrindle about the concerns of those 40 to 65 and their aspirations, what makes them tick?

Dogs: the enduring best friend

Your dog has worked you out! Did you have a dog as a pet that followed you everywhere? George and Paul with author David Darcy on 'Every Man and His Dog' which celebrates the enduring relationship between man and his best friend.

Loyalty programs collect your data?

How much loyalty do you receive from your loyalty cards? Concerned about the amount of data collected on you? George & Paul discuss the use of big data from customer loyalty programs. Should you be concerned? Barry Uquhart on just what big business knows about you.

Has self-serve come at a price?

Police report on an attack of a 65yo shopper at Ashfield Mall Do you prefer self-serve shopping or speaking to the person at the checkout? George & Paul ask if the evolution of technology has finally taken its toll on offering 'the personal touch' in service and business?

Spending up big this Christmas?

Unwanted Christmas gifts: what to do with them? Are people using their credit cards more but spending less? What is the outlook for retailers in the lead-up to Christmas? George & Paul with Financial Commentator Noel Whittaker discuss spending this Christmas.

Secrets of real estate revealed?

Australians are now saving more than spending, but why? We all have to deal with real estate agents, buying, selling or renting property. But what's behind the handshakes and smiles? George & Paul on the book Real Estate Uncovered with author Peter O'Malley.

Finding fault in the true stories?

Remember the old time movie cinemas or yesteryear? Hollywood studios are hiring historians to find flaws in films that are based on a true story. Do we really need such accuracy in our flicks? George & Paul on the fantasy world of film, and what is a true story?

The lost art of discipline?

Mona Vale park the scene of a teenage fight club style gathering Have we treated a whole generation too well that the art of discipline has been lost? George & Paul on discipline in our schools, and whether we lost discipline with the upcoming generation of our youth?

Tips on losing weight for summer

Tips to lose weight for the summer season ahead How do you stop your body's 'famine reaction' when you're trying to lose weight? George & Paul look at the battle of the bulge with tips for your success at losing weight with nutritionist Amanda Salis.

World Heart Day: how's yours?

Dr Ross Walker: heart attacks can also be a painless killer How is your heart health? Why are you at more risk now than in 2005 if you suffer a heart attack outside of hospital? George & Paul discuss the rise in heart attacks, what should you do when you feel chest pains?

What do our pets teach us?

Taskforce recommends reforms for dog breeding industry Does your pet seem like a wise soul? Veterinarian and Author Dr Michael Archinal speaks to George and Paul about a new book called 'Animal Wisdom' featuring stories about what animals can teach us.

Switching on the wi-fi in flight

Do you have to wear a uniform for where you work? Could we soon be able to use wi-fi enabled devices during commercial flights in Australia? George and Paul look at the safety of turning on our mobile phones and iPads while taking off and landing in flight.

Climate change: Earth is not dying?

Hands out from Pacific Islands over Climate Change You'll be happy to know that the Earth is not coming to an end. Professor Bob Carter speaks to George and Paul about the recent revelations about climate change. Just how much of the science is political?

Early retirement thing of the past?

Older workers: how business is waking up to their experience Is retiring at 55 a thing of the past? George and Paul speak Dr John Piggott from the University of New South Wales about when is the right time for you these days to consider making the move into retirement.

Where to for Sydney's future?

Mortgage stress hitting Sydney's outer suburbia How will Sydney cope with the population growth and our aging population? George & Paul speak with Professor Peter Phibbs from University of Sydney about our expanding suburbs & ageing needs.

Overseas challenges facing Abbott?

PM says Abbott was 'cowardly' on international stage Tony Abbott was straight to work after his election as PM. Foreign Editor of The Australian Greg Sheridan talks with George and Paul about what challenges will face the new Abbott government internationally.

Hot Summer ahead for Sydney?

Surf clubs under threat from rising sea levels? Will a wet Spring bring a long and humid Summer? Long range forecaster Ken Ring speaks with George and Paul about what Sydney can expect during the Spring months as we head closer towards Summer.

Will Consumer confidence return?

We are spending more than we are earning? What is the outlook for Australia's consumer confidence and service sector? George & Paul with Associate Editor of The Eureka Report Ian Verrender on consumer confidence returning under the Coalition.

Tips on how to improve your memory

Is nutrition the key to maintaining a healthy brain? Constantly forget where you left the keys to the car? George and Paul discuss ways to improve your memory with 3 times Australian memory champion Tansel Ali. Here are some tips to improve your memory.

Aussies show courage during wartime

The story of Gallipoli as we remember Anzac Day Want to hear some brave war stories? George & Paul author Ian McPhedran who has released a new book called 'Too Bold To Die' which looks at the remarkable acts of courage by our Australian Defence heroes.

Connected, but we're still so lonely?

Legal Matters with Tom Shaw Sunday nights on 2UE 954 Social media has us all in contact 24/7. Are we more lonely than ever before? George & Paul speak with Stephanie Wood of the SMH on the loneliness epidemic caused by reduced social personal interaction.

How the world views our politics?

Parliament House Canberra George and Paul discuss the way our national politics is viewed on the global stage with Nick Cater, Author of 'The Lucky Culture'. Do we punch above our weight, or are we kidding ourselves we are taken seriously?

Financial challenges post election?

Shares plunge overnight as warnings of recession return Rates are on hold, but International Editor of SMH Peter Hartcher speaks with George and Paul about the global financial challenges that will have an impact on the incoming government post the federal election.

Achieve your goals before 2013 ends

The battle of the bulge and women facing menopause Have you found yourself now in August and wondering where the year has gone? George and Paul speak to David Penglase about how you can still achieve your goals for 2013 before the end of the year.

Picking a leader by body language?

How body language can help you in the workplace! Can you tell a leader by their body language? Expert Allan Pease with George & Paul on the body language displayed by Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott during the federal election campaign and leadership debates.

Emergency: beware of falls

Emergency department A recent report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare revealed that 39% of hospitalised injury is from people who've suffered a fall. Dr Ross Walker from Healthy Living speaks to George & Paul.

Labor economic outlook far fetched?

David Oldfield: welfare states and their imploding economies The federal government's Pre Election Economic Fiscal Outlook is fancifully optimistic, far fetched and naive according to Judith Sloane of The Australian. George & Paul on the state of our economy.

Bake Off's Queen of Cake on 2UE

‘Queen of Cake’ Kerry Vincent with George & Paul on 2UE Don't be messing around when baking with this girl! George & Paul speak with the 'Queen of Cake' Kerry Vincent about her role as the straight talking judge on The Great Australian Bake Off on Nine.

Bushranger lives on in legend?

Captain Moonlite was a notorious Australian bushranger Captain Moonlite was a notorious Australian bushranger who was hanged in 1880 aged 35. But what about the man behind the legend? George & Paul look at the new book In Search of Captain Moonlite.

300kms driven asleep at the wheel?

Are distractions drifting drivers into disaster? How could anyone drive 300 kilometers asleep at the wheel? George & Paul look at sleepwalking and the intriguing story of one woman ending up hundreds of kilometers away from home after sleeping.

Police bikie clubhouse crackdown

Bikies and their colours banned from Kings Cross venues Police shut down 3 bikie clubhouses this week, in a bid to curb escalating gang crime, drive-by shootings and illegal sale of alcohol. George & Paul discuss the on-going gang related gun violence in Sydney.

Overwhelmed by paradox of choice?

Red tape out of control for Australia's retailers? We live in a country, free to make money and spend the way we like. We are a consumer society. George & Paul ask, what of the Paradox of Choice, how does too much choice affect consumer behaviour?

Smile, life's what you make?

Are children exploiting grandparents over child care? Is life all about how we view things? What of people who suffer but smile? Dr Michael Carr-Gregg talks to George and Paul about psychological resilience and how some people succeed despite adversity.

Rudd's dangerous game of bluff?

Kevin Rudd under fire over his Kokoda Track comments in PNG Greg Sheridan, Foreign Editor of The Australian, talks to George and Paul about Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's Papua New Guinea agenda for asylum seekers and how his plan is a dangerous game of bluff.

How safe are your credit cards?

Opportunism creeping in with Eftpos and credit card use Are your credit cards safe? George and Paul speak to Dr Russell Smith, Principal Criminologist with the Australian Institute of Criminology about credit card fraud and measures to help combat the problem.

Neil Jenman: Help for Homesellers

Australians are now saving more than spending, but why? Neil Jenman is a real estate consumer advocate and speaks to George and Paul about his new book ‘Help for Home Sellers’. He gives a few of his tips that may well be to your advantage when selling your home.

Aussie slang: state by state?

The debate over multiculturalism continues Our cities may be far away from each other, but do areas of the great southern land have accents? George and Paul & social researcher Mark McCrindle about Australian slang and how it varies state to state.

How to be a Legend Husband?

Apple launch the latest iPhone but is it worth the upgrade? George and Paul speak to Pastor Mark Reilly about a really great new app he has developed called 'The Legend Husband' to help men remember special dates and details that relate to their relationship.

What bugs you about travelling?

Jetstar again questioned over the treatment of passengers What gets under your skin when you're a passenger on a flight? David Flynn, Editor of Australian Business Traveller speaks with George and Paul about the many bugbears of the travelling public. Have Your Say!

Bernard Salt: Decent Obsession

How body language can help you in the workplace! George & Paul speak with demographer Bernard Salt, who has a new book called 'Decent Obsessions' looking at why it is okay to sweat the small stuff. Bernard speaks about his rollicking obsession with manners.

America, still the beautiful?

Michael Smith on the banning of a Diamond Rio tune in US School Mark Day gives George and Paul his observations on the United States following his recent visit. Everything from American TV to America's diminishing freedoms. Is Australia following closely behind?

Turbulent time on the stockmarket

Is Wayne Swan the world's greatest treasurer? Have your say! It's been a turbulent time on the stock market recently. George and Paul speak with Ian Verrender about the impact of Glenn Steven's comments about the RBA's deliberations on holding interest rates.

What makes for a good workplace?

Australian workers under enormous stress and difficulty? BRW have released the details of the Top 50 Employers. What can businesses do to retain their staff and keep them engaged in their workplace? George & Paul on what to do to make your workplace happy.

Syrian war drags on as world watches

Should Australians be going to help the fight in Syria George and Paul speak with Dr Keith Suter on the situation in Syria. Syrian rebels say they have recently received new weapons that could change the course of the battle against the current Syrian regime.

Bullying: are girls more devious?

How to combat bullying in the school yard or work place Are girls more devious than boys when it comes to being a 'bully'? George & Paul look at bullying with Child and Adolescent Psychologist Michael Carr-Gregg and just how to stop the destructive attitude.

US economy beginning to grow?

Time for some non-political rational economic debate? The US economy is improving, but how will they adjust they adjust to the end of quantitative easing policy measures in place? George & Paul with Satyajit Das on the US growth and what it means for our economy.

Is the parole system failing us?

Daughter's anger over killer mother's parole Is the current system in place for granting parole failing us? George and Paul speak to SMH Columnist Paul Sheehan about violent offenders who breach their parole and go on to re-offend in our community.

Referendum being rushed through?

Time to end the era of the gold pass for retiring MPs? Topic: Is the local government referendum being rushed through and what would a yes vote mean? George & Paul seek the answers from former senior Howard Government Cabinet Minister Peter Reith.

What makes life worth living?

How to bring more happiness into your life? Security, wealth, status, postcode, career success, what is most important to you to create happiness? George & Paul ponder the question with Social Expert Hugh Mackay and the pursuit of life's pleasures.

Better food needed in our hospitals

Upgrades to be made to Blacktown Hospital George and Paul speak to Lee Holmes who started a petition calling for improvements in the quality of food being served in our hospitals. If better food is served, it saves waste, and is better nourishment for our sick.

Is the Aussie fair go under threat?

Are we cashing in too much on the Aussie Flag? Is the iconic Aussie ideal of getting a 'Fair go' under threat? George and Paul with Author Nick Cater on his new book 'The Lucky Culture' about the rise of a new ruling class, the 'outsiders' & 'insiders'.

Spaceflight a step closer to reality

Virgin Galactic set to head into space? What is the future for commercial space travel? George and Paul speak with David Reneke about recent testing with Virgin Galatic's Space Ship Two. Would you pay to be aboard a ship bound for space?

Turn left on red light silly idea?

Watch Out: pedestrian campaign to raise awareness in CBD George & Paul discuss the proposal to allow drivers to make a left turn at a red light, provided they stop first. Dangerous intersections excluded. Should the changes be made, or would pedestrians be unsafe?

Qantas & Emirates A380 flyover

Qantas & Emerits A380's flyover photo winner on 2UE George & Paul held a competition to shoot the Qantas & Emirates A380's flyover Sydney with the best photographer winning a prize. Here's the winning photo from Karva Wong. Thanks to all who entered.

Lord Monckton: the climate story

Lord Christopher Monckton talks free speech with David Oldfield George & Paul catch up with Lord Monckton to discuss the uncertainty in climate change and the latest findings. There has been no climate warming in 23 years according to data he has, so why the fuss?

CD sales strong despite digital era

A record number of people have complained about telcos The overall value of music sales increased by 4% in Australia last year. CD sales are strong despite the popularity of digital downloads. George and Paul on how consumers are sourcing their favourite music.

How to cope with customers from hell

How will retail compete with online shopping? Great service! How do you cope with the customer from hell? Barry Urquhart talks to George and Paul about what techniques you need to deal with difficult customers. What techniques do you use to deal with customers?

Australia: moving into the future?

Jason Morrison on deciding the future make-up of Australia Who are we as a nation? On Australia Day Demographer Bernard Salt takes a look at our country in 2013 and what trends are being predicted as we move forward into the future with George and Paul on 2UE.

Top 5 healthy lunch options

The cold reality of a carbon tax on the price of food With a busy lifestyle and time poor options to plan for lunch, George and Paul seek out what are the top 5 quick and healthy cafe lunch options. Nutritionist Catherine Saxelby with a few tips on a healthy choice.

George & Paul 10th Anniversary

George & Paul celebrate their 10th anniversary on air on 2UE 2UE Video: Great teams are not always planned, they just happen sometimes. Such is the case with George & Paul who reveal how it all began 10 years ago today. Congratulations fellas from us all.

How to start your own business

Older workers: how business is waking up to their experience Older retrenched workers consider starting up their own business. But, what's involved? George & Paul speak with Jackie Zelinsky, of the not-for-profit Business Enterprise Centres Australia.

Baby boomer grandparents & kids

45% of children 8 to 12 are not playing everyday Parents needing childcare are turning more toward family members and unpaid care with our busy society. George & Paul with demographer Bernard Salt on grandparents filling the void in a step back to the future.

Generation filled of narcissism?

Warning over invitations to party via Facebook & Twitter Has Facebook changed the way our youth communicate to the extend it has created a generation filled of narcissism? George & Paul look at the addiction to social media and the way it is changing our society.

Cancer is a word, not a sentence

Women with breast cancer history choosing mastectomy Cancer is a word, not a sentence. Cancer survival rates are continuing to improve in Australia with 66% of patients now surviving for at least five years. George & Paul with Dr Ross Walker on our healthy living.

Too many want to start at the top?

Unemployment skyrocketing in Western Sydney suburbs Australian tourism operators want to employ overseas workers to fill 36 thousand vacant jobs. George & Paul ask if our wages are too low, or do far too many of this generation want to start at the top?

Tips for your spring cleaning

Time for spring cleaning? Shannon Lush has some tips! Spring has sprung and the season is quickly changing. Time for the spring clean? George & Paul with Completely Spotless author & cleaning guru Shannon Lush who has a few spring cleaning tips for you.

Rise in Sydney drive-by shootings?

Zero tolerance needed on Sydney's shooting spree Crime statistics show a record number of drive-by-shootings in April and an increase in service station drive offs by people not paying for fuel. George & Paul look at the crime spree with crime editor Mark Morri.

How good for you is A2 milk

The price of milk the battlefield in the supermarkets A2 Milk. How does it compare with regular full cream milk and what are the nutritional benefits of A2 milk? George and Paul seek out dietician, nutritionist and author Suzie Burrell to get the details.

Sydney property price recovery?

Tips on property investment from Nathan Birch Is the long-awaited recovery in the Sydney property market on the way? George & Paul get the latest with Harley Dale from the Housing Industry as vendors and buyers prepare for the start of the selling season.

Syria: mother of all battles ahead

Should Australians be going to help the fight in Syria Syrian rebels are bracing for the "mother of all battles" with European powers fearing a "slaughter" is imminent and calling for pressure to prevent it. George & Paul on a dire situation with Dr Keith Suter.

Targeting all Kings Cross problems

Time to target all the problems surrounding Kings Cross Former Assistant Police Commissioner and Author of 'Blood Money' Clive Small with George & Paul on just how dangerous a place is Kings Cross. He says it's time to target all problems, not just transport.

Higgs Boson particle: what's it mean?

What is the Higgs Boson particle discovery all about? The elusive God particle may have been found, but it could take years before we fully appreciate what the discovery means. George & Paul get a layman's view of the excitement over finding the Higgs Boson.

Stay the distance in Afghanistan?

Two more Australian soldiers killed in Afghanistan Another Australian SAS veteran was killed this week and is sadly the 33rd Australian solider to be killed in Afghanistan since 2001. Should we continue to stay? George & Paul with Defence Writer Ian McPhedran.

Pressure on older workers to stay

Older workers: how business is waking up to their experience More people aged 55 to 70 are continuing to work with their superannuation nest eggs found wanting. George & Paul with Sue Ryan on age discrimination. What are the opportunities for older workers?

Tips for tax time and the year ahead

The great carbon tax cash splash to hide the real tax pain? June typically brings about a mad scramble to get receipts, bank statements and payment summaries together. George & Paul with Paul Clitheroe on tips for tax time and preparing for the 2013 financial year.

The end of the newspaper era?

Are we seeing the end of the newspaper? Following on from restructure announcements from Fairfax and News Limited, George & Paul ask Assoc. Professor of Journalism Dr Martin Hurst what is the future of newspapers as we know them?

Remember to wash your hands

If you're suffering from the flu, stay at home and get well! With the cold and flu season bearing down ahead of winter, is using hand sanitiser absolutely necessary or will old fashioned soap and water suffice? George & Paul on cleaning away those germs for your health.

From credit cards to smart phones

Mobile phone users wanting to make the big switch Technology is changing rapidly, and so too is access to our finances. From bank tellers to ATMs, and now to the smart phone. George & Paul look at the changes to credit cards and the move to smart phone payments.

Beware what you publish online

Twitter attack on the wrong Alan Joyce Beware what you write on Twitter & Facebook, the defamation laws still apply to what you write. George & Paul on the small amount of immunity afforded until now, but the courts are now catching up with social media.

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