Geelong Medical & Health Group News

Mental Heath vs Mentally Healthy

November 17 2016

You may notice some interesting facial hair this month… Why? MOVEMBER! Movember is a men’s health awareness and fundraising initiative, where men are encouraged to grow a moustache for the month of November. The aim of Movember is to address some of the biggest health issues faced by men: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health...

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Channel 9’s Today Show reports influenza rates have soared

June 25 2015

Channel 9 has reported that 2014 was one of the worst years for Influenza in decades and this year is looking worse still. Good news! There is still time to book your Flu Vaccination or to arrange Onsite Workplace Flu Vaccinations. Please call Fiona, our Corporate Health Manager on 03 5229 5192 to book vaccinations for yourself or your employees.

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Keeping fit and active in the winter months

June 5 2015

As beautiful as our Greater Geelong community is, it does suffer somewhat when it comes to climate. Over the course of the year, the temperature in this region typically ranges between 5 and 35 degrees Celsius.  The issue with this is that it often means most people are less tempted to go outside and exercise...

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Doctor’s Voice Health Awareness – May/June 2015

May 21 2015

Keep up to date on the latest information in health with ‘Doctor’s Voice’. In this addition – Pregnancy and Immunisation, Whooping Cough, Bowel Cancer and much more. Click on the link below to download this addition! Doctors Voice May – June

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Do you know what to do in an emergency situation?

April 17 2015

Join us on Thursday the 14th of May, 5.45pm at The Cottage Medical Centre, Grovedale. The session will be facilitated by our Qualified First Aid Trainer and Practice Nurse and will cover a range of emergency situations such as: CPR (baby, toddler and adults), CHOKING, TREATMENT OF BURNS, ASTHMA, DEFRIBRILATION, WHEN TO CALL 000 and much...

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How is your nutrition?

April 17 2015

Did you know that 94% of Australians are not consuming the recommended 5 serves of vegetable per day? A balanced diet with 2 servings of fruits and 5 of vegetables, is supportive of health and well being and can prevent chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. Not only this, but by eating...

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Are you active enough?

October 23 2014

More than half of Australian adults are not active enough. Are you? Physical activity is any activity that gets your body moving, makes your breathing become quicker and your heart beating faster. What are the benefits? Reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease Reduce the risk of, or help to manage, type 2 diabetes Maintain and/or...

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Recipe: Gluten Free Peach & Chicken Salad

September 26 2014

Ok, we have had a couple of breakfast solutions recently….what about this one for a nice alternative for lunch or a light dinner… Gluten Free Peach & Chicken Salad Ingredients 4 single chicken breast fillets, approximately 800g Light olive oil spray 3 Tbs balsamic vinegar 400 g small new potatoes, quartered 150 g low fat...

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Recipe: Paleo Eggs Wrapped in Bacon

September 19 2014

Paleo Eggs Wrapped In Bacon Ingredients 6 organic eggs Whatever you can find in the fridge (in this case leftover Bolognese sauce) but you can also use chopped up vegies, tomatoes or finely chopped bacon. Long good quality bacon rashers Pre-heat oven to 180C. Line muffin tray with bacon rashers. Whisk eggs with other ingredients...

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Recipe: Paleo Capsicum Egg Rings

September 16 2014

  Awesome Paleo Capsicum  Egg Rings   Ingredients 2 bell pepper, cored Cooking oil or nonstick spray, for preparing the pan 8 eggs Salt and pepper, to taste Method Cut the capsicum from top to bottom in slices that resemble rings. Prepare a skillet with a light layer of oil or nonstick cooking spray. Place...

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