is a health education newsletter and website provided as a service by your family doctor.
contains easy-to-read and up-to-date information on current health issues from an Australian perspective.
You can be confident that the information in Your Health
is accurate. The articles are "evidence-based" (they are based on the best available scientific evidence) and are written by an experienced medical writer
All articles are "peer-reviewed", meaning that they are checked by a panel of 3 other general practitioners and where appropriate are also reviewed by a medical specialist. Click here for details of the editorial panel.
Paper copies of Your Health
are printed every 3 months. The latest edition is now available from your surgery. Take a copy home at your next visit and keep it for your family to read and for future reference.
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You can also search for past articles from Your Health
on this website, using the Search box at the top-right of this page. Remember that the information in Your Health
is of a general nature. Always speak to your doctor first before acting on any advice contained in it.
This website is accredited by the Health on the Net Foundation and displays the prestigious HONcode logo (see on left). This verifies that it provides trustworthy and reliable health information and complies with the HONcode Code of Conduct. For more information about HONcode, click the logo and text next to it.
Funding for the newsletter and website are provided by your doctor's annual subscription. S
ome articles are also sponsored by outside companies, however Your Health
retains complete editorial independence at all times and no brand names are used. There also also occasional sponsored advertisements on the website.
If you have any feedback, such as suggested topics we would love to hear from you. Complaints and constructive criticism are also most welcome. Click here to email us
Please note that your name and contact details will not be used by us except for the following purposes:
1. To contact you if you request information.
2. To contact you if you win a prize. We will also notify other readers and doctors that you have won.
3. To send Health Updates if you register for these. Please note that your doctor has access to your name and contact details if you register for Health Updates.
Last modified: 11th Sept 2012