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A call for integrated care

Media Release 1 June 2020 A recent study led by Monash University shows that integrating geriatric assessment with cancer treatment can reduce unplanned hospital admissions and...

ACON launches new at-home HIV testing service

ACON, said to be NSW’s leading HIV prevention organisation, has launched a new, free HIV testing service that will support gay men and men...

Could sleep be the secret to sporting success?

Media Release  2 June 2020 Could sleep be the competitive advantage needed to win the AFL Premiership Cup? St Kilda fans will be hoping so, as the...
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Emily Devon

Patients are embracing telehealth services

Overwhelmingly, Australian patients are embracing telehealth as an important part of their health care management, making a very strong case for the Government to...

Retailers & Qld Gov unite to address domestic violence

The National Retail Association and the Palaszczuk Government are teaming up to launch a Domestic Violence Retailer Support Program to assist small to medium...

COVID-19 support essential for Aboriginals & Torres Strait Islanders, says AMA

Extra targeted health policy support to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples get through the COVID-19 pandemic, is being called for by the...

Aussie’s advised to step up during lockdown

Life as we know it has been turned on its head, throwing everyone into a bit of a spin – naturally, routines haven’t been...

Certain memory complaints predict future dementia

Media Release 13 May, 2020 Research led by Dr Katya Numbers from UNSW’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) has shown that certain presentations of memory...

GPs offered online training to assist patients with alcohol and drug issues

Alcohol and other drug (AOD) use problems are becoming more pronounced during the COVID-19 pandemic, therefore the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)...

Social media platforms begin monitoring false COVID-19 info

Social media platforms are acting to limit the impact of misleading information concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a move welcomed by the Royal Australian...

Jump Rope for Heart videos now online

Media Release 12 May, 2020 Desperate for something to keep at-home kids occupied in a healthy way? The Heart Foundation has developed a series of fun...

Latest Posts

A call for integrated care

Media Release 1 June 2020 A recent study led by Monash University shows that integrating geriatric assessment with cancer treatment can reduce unplanned hospital admissions and...

ACON launches new at-home HIV testing service

ACON, said to be NSW’s leading HIV prevention organisation, has launched a new, free HIV testing service that will support gay men and men...

Could sleep be the secret to sporting success?

Media Release  2 June 2020 Could sleep be the competitive advantage needed to win the AFL Premiership Cup? St Kilda fans will be hoping so, as the...

Don’t delay to avoid breast cancer costs

Australian women are encouraged to continue getting regular check-ups for breast cancer to avoid potentially thousands of dollars in increased treatment costs. The more advanced...

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The Salvos 2020 Red Shield Appeal goes digital

Taking place this weekend, 23-24 May 2020, The Salvation Army’s Red Shield Appeal aims to raise $8 million dollars to help those most in...

KitKat says thank you for not taking a break

Media Release 20 May, 2020 KitKat has given more than 250,000 ‘thank you’ labelled KitKat bars to thousands of healthcare workers as they work tirelessly to deliver essential care. Nestlé...

People turn away from GPs for chronic diseases

Tens of thousands of Australians with chronic diseases are putting themselves at risk by missing vital visits to their GP and skipping potentially life-saving...

Natural Medicine Week

With health and wellbeing taking a hit during the COVID-19 pandemic, incorporating wellness into daily routines has never been more important. Increasingly, people are using...

Lowering your blood pressure could reduce your risk of dementia

A new study published in JAMA on 19 May 2020 has found that keeping your blood pressure in check by taking your medications is...
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