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Help Stop The Spread Of Influenza

September 20 2017

Five ways to prevent the spread of flu at home, work, and school. One of the most effective ways to protect you, your friends and family from influenza (the flu) is to practise good personal hygiene. Below are five ways to prevent the spread of the flu.   1. Cover your mouth and nose when...


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National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

September 6 2017

Bowel Cancer is Australia’s number 2 cause of cancer deaths, so don’t ignore number 2! It is the second most common cause of cancer deaths in Australia and around 80 Australians die from the disease every week. Bowel cancer develops in the wall or lining of the colon. It begins when cells grow too quickly, forming...


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What Is Cardiomyopathy?

September 4 2017

September 3-10 is Cardiomyopathy Awareness Week. So what is this heart disease all about? Cardiomyopathy is a term used to describe a disease of the heart muscle. The name means CARDIO – heart, MYO – muscle, PATHY – disease. It is unknown how many people in Australia have this condition currently, but a general estimate suggests...


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It’s Be Medicinewise Week!

August 22 2017

Reports show that 10% of Australians, aged 14 and over, have misused prescription pain-relievers or opioid medicines. If you’re NOT taking your medicines as directed then you may be misusing them. Help spread the word! Learn more: http://www.nps.org.au/bemedicinewise If you have questions about your medicines, call to schedule an appointment with one of our medical professionals at...


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Save Lives: Join Donate Life Week (30 July – 6 August).

July 28 2017

Did you know that more than 1,400 Australians today are waiting for a life-transforming and life-saving transplant? Yet only 9 in 10 families agree to donation proceeding even if the deceased is registered as an organ donor. On Sunday, 30 July – Sunday, 6 August, the Organ and Tissue Authority needs your help to encourage...


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