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Ask a Doctor’ bridges gap between face-to-face consults for Australian women seeking professional health advice when planning a pregnancy.  A free online GP service called ‘Ask a Doctor’ has been launched by Elevit to provide Australian women who are planning a...
With reports emerging of trends indicating increased alcohol consumption as we continue to battle through the COVID-19 crisis, the Heart Foundation is reminding Australians, particularly those with heart conditions, to keep an eye on their alcohol intake. With virtual happy...
When the pandemic first hit in 2020 and we were all ushered indoors as part of the required lockdown measures to curb the spread of Covid-19, what, we asked ourselves, were we to do with all that time indoors? We...
Exercise is important for general health and wellbeing, but what happens when things go wrong, and what happens when you do too much? In this month’s issue of Retail Pharmacy Assistants magazine, we delve into the sweaty world of...
An increasing number of Australians are reportedly suffering from feelings of loneliness in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, with many of us still suffering from the impacts of social isolation. Sydney’s Chief Resilience Officer says the remedy to this...
Media Release 3 March 2020 Children who consume full-fat dairy products do not show an increased risk of obesity or heart disease, according to an Edith Cowan University (ECU) research finding that raises questions about the current dietary advice for children. Published...
In a bid to ensure healthcare workers and at-risk groups don’t run out of medical masks, the Royal Australasian College of Physicians is urging the public not to inappropriately use face masks and to follow the official government advice...
As we World Cancer Day (4 February), the Australian Government is urging all Australians to be aware of the early warning signs of cancer and take part in free screening programs for breast, cervical and bowel cancer. It is also...
New data confirms that wearable fitness trackers and step counters do help people who are overweight, obese and have weight-related health conditions to lose weight by keeping them motivated. The pooled data analysis published in the British Journal of Sports...
We’re all encountering stressful situations right now, including our strong and fearless fathers! National charity, The Fathering Project has launched, 2Calls2Dads, which invites blokes to call two other dads each week, and ask them how they are going during...
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