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Eat a heart-healthy diet!

When being at home more than usual it’s easy to snack all day. However, to maximise heart health it’s important to eat a healthy diet and enjoy a variety of nutritious foods. Eating a healthy diet has many health benefits including improving your heart health and reducing your risk of developing cancer. Cancers associated with…
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Five health tips to help men with their overall wellbeing!

1. Find a good GP you can talk too. Men often find it difficult opening up to a doctor, but finding a good GP you are comfortable with makes it easier to start having discussions. Our male doctor, Paul Colbrook enjoys offering medical care and advice to men of all ages who are concerned about…
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Did you know heart disease affects 2 in 3 Australians?

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February is Heart Research month which aims to raise awareness about heart disease and the importance of supporting life-saving heart research. Heart Research Australia supports world-class researchers to research into the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease. With heart disease being so prevalent amongst Australians it is important to know the risk factors and…
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Today is World Cancer Day!

World Cancer Day is a global initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). Starting in 2000, World Cancer Day has grown into a positive movement for everyone to unite under one voice to face one of our greatest challenges. Each year hundreds of activities and events take place around the world which…
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February is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Each year in Australia around 1,500 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. In most cases, the cancer will be diagnosed at an advance stage where it is very difficult to treat. Therefore, Ovarian Cancer Australia is committed to ensuring that every Australian knows more about ovarian cancer and early symptoms. Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month is…
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FebFast is coming in February!

FebFast is a charity initiative that sees thousands of people across Australia give up alcohol or sugar for February to raise vital funds for young people experiencing serious disadvantage. The funds raised help young people access the resources and support they require to live healthy and fulfilling lives. The challenge of FebFast is to pause…
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Dr Shepherd is now working most Saturdays!

Dr Karen Shepherd Women’s GP and Mental Health in Mt Gravatt Reydon Street Medical Centre is very pleased to announce Dr Karen Shepherd will now be available most Saturday mornings for patient appointments. We know our patients will be delighted to be able to see Dr Shepherd more easily. For our patients who have not…
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Watch this video of three young women relating their experiences dealing with endometriosis and adenomyosis

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Endometriosis and adenomyosis are reproductive conditions which can affect women of any age. Despite them affecting an estimated 1 in 10 women, the conditions frequently take many years to be identified and treated. This leads to difficulties obtaining treatment and a variety of other issues, such as the financial costs of treatment; having to put…
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Looking to set some goals for 2021? Set an open goal.

It’s that time of year when many of us are setting goals for the year ahead. ABC recently reported the most common New Year’s resolution set by 59% of people is to exercise more. However, research suggests the way people typically set goals in exercise often do not work.  To improve the chances of success,…
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