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Australia’s cancer survival rate continues to improve

New data shows that cancer survival rates in Australia are continuing to improve and the rate at which Australians are being diagnosed with cancer has been declining since 2008. The...

Return of Memory Walk & Jog

Dementia Australia Patron Ita Buttrose AC OBE is encouraging all Australians to show their support for people living with dementia by participating in one of the 19 Memory Walk...

Self-collect option set to make cervical screens easier

Family Planning Victoria (FPV) hopes the new Federal Government initiative – self-collected cervical screens – will make cervical screening easier and more convenient, ultimately saving lives. As of 1 July...

Dentist’s guide to fixing bad breath

With summer just around the corner, social calendars are about to fill up. But could your breath be holding you back?  According to the European Journal of Dentistry, approximately 50% of...

Online program helping chronic pain sufferers

Published in the Journal of Pain, researchers at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and UNSW have developed an Emotional Recovery Program for people living with chronic pain, which has reportedly...

Encouraging activity the right way

It’s well known that regular exercise is important as part of a healthy, balanced lifestyle, but how do we instil these healthy habits into our little ones? When it...