2 Ways To Practice Self-Care When You're Caring For A Loved One With Cancer

Posted on: 22 January 2019

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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Why Should You Keep Invisalign Braces in When You Swim?

Posted on: 13 December 2018

If you and your dentist have agreed that you can fix your teeth with Invisalign braces, then you'll discuss how and when you need to wear your aligners. While these braces can come out, you are supposed to wear them most of the time.  If you swim regularly for exercise, then you may have asked your dentist whether you should wear your Invisalign aligners in the pool. Why does your dentist think you should?
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2 Cancer Screening Tests That Every Ageing Adult Should Undertake

Posted on: 26 October 2018

Getting older is an inevitable part of life, and with it comes a higher risk of developing serious and sometimes fatal health problems. The likelihood of staying healthy into old age can be increased through lifestyle choices, such as eating well, getting regular exercise, regulating alcohol consumption and quitting smoking. Unfortunately, there's no guarantee that a healthy lifestyle will mean continued good health, particularly if in your younger years, your lifestyle was less healthy.
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Two Tips for Staying Healthy if You Have Experienced a Drop in Your Income

Posted on: 24 September 2018

If you have experienced a significant drop in your income and are concerned about the impact this might have on your physical well-being, here are some tips that should enable you to stay healthy. Switch from your private doctor to one of your local bulk-billing doctors If you're currently registered with a private doctor, you should consider switching to one of your local bulk-billing doctors as soon as possible. If you stay with your current doctor and develop a physical condition that requires medical treatment in the near future, you may find yourself hesitant to book an appointment because you cannot afford the fees associated with private healthcare.
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