Family Health

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Sleep Apnoea

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a condition where a person’s breathing repeatedly stops during sleep. It occurs due to partial or complete blockage of their a...
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Summer Water Safety

Most of us enjoy spending time around water in the summer months, from heading to the beach to relaxing at home around the pool. But whether at home, visiting f...
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Men’s Health: Gout

Gout is a painful inflammation of the joints. An attack of gout usually comes on very quickly and the joint becomes red, swollen and very painful.  Gout most co...
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Tooth Care for Toddlers

Tooth decay is on the rise in Australia, particularly among children. According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), 42% of children aged 5...
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Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes (or GDM, for short) is diabetes which first presents during pregnancy and which usually resolves after a woman gives birth.  However, women...
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Preventing and Managing Burns

As the temperature drops and we look for ways to keep warm during winter, the risk of accidental burns can increase.  Follow these tips to keep you and your fam...