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Receiving a dreaded positive Covid-19 result, is confronting and exposes people to a complex range of emotions. In addition to worrying about the health risks, there’s also the fear of having passed it on to others, regret about movements, or...
Always Discreet and Brand Ambassador Michelle Bridges are currently working with Share the Dignity to raise awareness for invisible bladder leaks. It’s an ‘unspoken health condition that affect more than 1 in 3 women in Australia*’. The new study by Always...
In a bid to help Queensland increase vaccination numbers among school-aged Australians, an Australian-first onsite school Covid-19 vaccination program has commenced this week, at St Monica’s College in Cairns. This program is set to empower community pharmacies to deliver...
The 2021 Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic (MDC) has announced a donation of $2 million to the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF). This is reportedly more than double of 2020’s donation and is expected to go towards funding vital...
Psychologists are urging Australians to seek help for their mental health and wellbeing, as the worrying trend of increase in alcohol consumption suggests many are struggling to cope with the current isolation and anxiety of the COVID-19 crisis. The recent...
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) is urging GPs to be prepared for changes to vaping laws coming into effect on 1 October. Under the changes nicotine vaping products, such as nicotine e-cigarettes, nicotine pods and liquid nicotine,...
While COVID-19 has preoccupied us all in recent months, Australians are being urged not to ignore long-term risk of chronic disease during the pandemic, as a new report highlights overweight and obesity as a major risk factor affecting two...
Dementia Australia has welcomed the announcement this week by the Australian Government of a commitment to extend essential funding for national dementia program delivery until the end of June 2022. Dementia Australia CEO Maree McCabe says the additional funding of...
Strong new liquor laws were introduced this month to help protect against alcohol-related harm surrounding online alcohol sales to minors and people who are intoxicated. Minister for Digital and Minister for Customer Service Victor Dominello says these latest NSW Government...
A new systematic review of 65 previous studies to investigate the mental health toll of the Covid-19 pandemic on healthcare workers around the world, UK scientists have found that approximately 1 in 5 has experienced depression, anxiety and/or post-traumatic...
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