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Victoria on track to eliminate cervical cancer by 2030

A NEW report by the Cancer Council Victoria suggests Victoria is on track to become the first jurisdiction in the world to eliminate cervical...

Women blazing trails in rural medicine

When it comes to leadership nobody does it better than rural women in the field of medicine. President of the Rural Doctors Association of Australia...

Thunderstorm asthma

With pollen levels forecast to peak over these next few weeks, people are being urged to make sure they’re aware of the symptoms of...

COVID and the pandemic of denial

EVEN as we gradually move out of the restrictions that have been imposed in dealing with the Coronavirus, many people deny the need for...

Young people KO’d by COVID-19

With many young kids, the effects of some virus is completely different to that the virus has on adults. Kids can get some bug...

It’s not ‘just a cold’ – it’s a killer

Australians are urged to get real on COVID-19.  Just in the past month alone, more than 10,000 people have been diagnosed as being positive...

Boost to support trainee doctors

Getting young doctors and medical professionals into rural regions is the focus behind the National Rural Generalist Pathway.  The Australian Government’s $27 million investment...

Listen to your heart

There is something to be said about taking notice of health professionals. Paramedics and first responders are telling people to know the symptoms of...

Avoid the flu this winter

With concerns for a second wave of COVID-19 still on the minds of health officials, we mustn’t forget that with the cold weather comes...

What is an invisible illness?

Often when we think of someone living with a disability or illness, we think of those with ‘visible’ physical disabilities like those requiring wheelchairs...

Get your health on track during Men’s Health Week

The Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA) says Men’s Health Week (15-21 June) is the perfect opportunity for blokes to book a much-needed health...

Time to get the test

Australia’s second deadliest cancer, bowel cancer, is one of the most treatable if detected early. While the risk of bowel cancer increases significantly with...

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