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22 August: Daffodil Day – Cancer awareness

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Breast Cancer Overview

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in Australian women and the leading cause of cancer death. It is difficult to detect breast...
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Cancer Screening

Breast cancer screening, colon cancer screening, lung cancer screening
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What is Cancer?

Cancer Information: Health and medical cancer information about abnormal cancerous cell growth division caused by hereditary and carcinogenic...

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Risk of antibiotic overuse in aged care settings

Antibiotics are being overused in residential aged care facilities (RACFs), and more integrated efforts to improve antibiotic prescribing...

Brain vitality index (BVI) to increase brain health app-titude

Why is it we are happy to talk about our physical health, like exercise and diet but we are not […]

App for headache sufferers shows success

A unique app that helps headache sufferers to record the severity and regularity of their pain is being used as […]
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Neurology/Neurophysiology Feature Pages

A diverse range of conditions, from excessive sweating to epilepsy, are underpinned by neurological abnormalities. Read expert advice about...
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All about Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition which causes red or white scaly patches of skin which are often itchy. It can affect a person’s mood and...
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Perennial Allergies

Allergies occur when the immune system reacts abnormally to a substance such as pollen that poses no threat to the body. Perennial allergies...

Baby Nails

Transcript One of the questions that parents often ask is what do I do for my baby’s nails? Hi, I’m […]

Nasal sprays and washes for cold and flu

Nasal irrigation (washing the nasal cavity with fluid) can be used to remedy cold and flu symptoms like a blocked nose and is usually used in...
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Hand hygiene technique: hand washing with soap and water

This article explains the correct technique to wash your hands, an easy and effective way to prevent the spread of infection.