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Understanding Birth Trauma

July 19 2021

With 1 in 3 women identifying their birth as traumatic, there is much work to be done in the prevention and treatment of birth trauma in Australia and New Zealand. The delivery of a baby is a positive event for many women, but for some it can be a mixed experience or even very negative,...


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Go Dry This July!

July 1 2021

Dry July is a fundraiser that encourages you to go alcohol-free in July to raise funds for people affected by cancer. The funds you raise as part of your Dry July will provide invaluable services for cancer patients, their families and carers – whether it’s a lift to a life-saving appointment, guidance from a specialist...


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National Palliative Care Week 2021 (23-29 May 2021)

May 23 2021

This National Palliative Care Week (NPCW) gives us an opportunity to discuss the benefits of palliative care and celebrate the amazing dedication of all those working and volunteering in palliative care across Australia. Palliative care is care that helps people live their life as fully and as comfortably as possible when living with a life-limiting or terminal illness....


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Australian Heart Month

February 4 2021

This February (or REDFEB as we like to call it), we invite you to wear RED for someone close to your heart to help keep families together for longer. Whether it’s a family member, wife, husband, or that special friend who means the world to you, or in memory of someone you loved who sadly passed...


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Telehealth, COVID-19 and Myers Street Family Medical Practice

March 28 2020

PATIENTS: TELEHEALTH IS HERE! YOU CAN HAVE YOUR CONSULTATION WITH YOUR GP VIA TELEPHONE! WE ARE OPEN 8AM – 8PM FOR APPOINTMENTS AS FROM 26/03/2020 MYERS STREET FAMILY MEDICAL PRACTICE HAS CHANGED OPENING HOURS. PLEASE CALL OUR RECEPTION TEAM FOR AN APPOINTMENT – WE DO TELEHEALTH AND NORMAL CONSULTATIONS We are open for appointments as...


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Top Immune System Boosters

March 26 2020

Prepare to Strengthen Your Immune System With the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many people are concerned about staying healthy and maintaining a healthy immune system. Doing so can benefit your body and boost your defences against viruses, bacteria, and other pathogens. Here are some of the top immunity boosters tips to help you and your...


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Beginner Moves to Make the Most of Your At-Home Workout

March 23 2020

Here are several exercises that you can start doing at home! No gym equipment needed. Great for beginners! Complete 2 sets of 10 to 15 reps of each exercise, with 1 minute of rest between each move. This circuit should take about 15 minutes — a great beginner routine. Bridge Activate your core and posterior...


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COVID-19 – Frequently asked questions

March 20 2020

What is a coronavirus and COVID-19? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses known to cause respiratory infections. These can range from the common cold to more serious diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). This new coronavirus originated in Hubei Province, China and the disease caused by...


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How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

January 22 2020

By Andrew Weil, MD And which is healthiest: coffee, tea, or some other caffeine source?   Caffeine is one of the world’s most popular drugs. Once inside your body, it blocks brain receptors for adenosine, a molecule associated with tiredness. Over time, however, the brain chemistry of coffee drinkers changes, triggering production of more adenosine receptors....


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Heart Disease Warning Signs

December 9 2019

Heart symptoms may not always be explicit so do not ignore any potential cardiac warning signs. Some warning signs not to ignore include: shortness of breath, heartburn, muscle soreness, painful hiccups, neck or upper back pain, or other symptoms discussed in this slide show. People with known heart disease or significant risk factors such as...


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