• Considering Spending Your Retirement in a Retirement Village? Here's What to Know

    When you retire, your family home may no longer be suitable for you to live in. This is why you should start thinking about where you want to spend your old age before retirement. Have you considered moving into a retirement village? In Australia, a retirement village is the most popular retirement living option. If you're soon retiring and are wondering if moving into this type of facility is right for you, here's everything you need to know to make an informed decision.
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  • 2 Ways To Practice Self-Care When You're Caring For A Loved One With Cancer

    Despite many advancements in medical science, cancer is still the biggest health issue in Australia. Around 138,000 people are diagnosed with this awful disease every year, and it's one of the leading causes of death. Even when cancer isn't terminal, treatment and the battle to survive it can be a long, tough and exhausting struggle for many people. As well as being a difficult road for the sufferer, cancer is also an intensely challenging time for the person who cares for them.
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  • Primary Health Care: Three Crucial Tips for Choosing a General Practitioner

    Choosing the right primary health care provider is a critical process for long-term wellness. Therefore, you must evaluate all pertinent factors during the selection of a general practitioner (GP) for primary care. It is important to note that this physician will be critical in resolving health concerns in case of a serious medical problem. In simple terms, a primary care physician understands the medical history, allergies, treatment preferences and other nuances of their patient's physical condition.
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  • What Are Ear Tubes And Does Your Child Need Them?

    If you are not vulnerable to ear infections, you may not be familiar with ear tubes. These tiny, cylindrical devices are inserted directly into the patient's eardrum. The ear tubes can be made from either metallic or plastic materials, and their primary function is to facilitate the smooth flow of air in and out of the eardrum. Ear tubes are typically surgically inserted in children's who suffer from a buildup of fluid in their inner ear.
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  • 3 Medication Tips for Your Child's School Trip Abroad

    Sending a child on their first school trip abroad can be a stressful experience for any parent, but when your child is on prescription medication, it can be even more worrying. Thankfully, if you prepare adequately in advance, there's no need to be concerned. Here are 3 medication tips to put your mind at ease when your child heads abroad without you. Check the Rules One of the first and most important things you need to do is check the rules and laws regarding medication on your child's trip.
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  • Tattoo Limiting Your Career? What You Need To Know About Removal

    Mark Cropp made the news in New Zealand and Australia when he asked for assistance to get a facial tattoo removed because it was preventing him from getting hired for jobs. While you can hide some tattoos under clothing, facial tattoos certainly make a statement that is not easy to hide. So what are your options if you get a tattoo that you eventually wanted removed? Here are the main points you need to know about tattoo removal.
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