Health Prevention and Screening

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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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Did you know that heart disease is the single leading cause of death in Australia? So, it is important that you do everything you can to stay on top of your heart health.

With a new year here, it is time to continue with or create new healthy habits to keep your heart and body health. Here are 5 tips you can follow to help keep your heart healthy. 1. Stay Active Exercising daily can reduce your risk of heart disease. Going for a run or walk or…
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Kick start 2021 by prioritising your health!

Staying healthy is important for all of us however, it requires regular attention to reinforce our good behaviours. Start by setting some health goals you hope to achieve in 2021 and implement small changes to make these happen. Getting 30 minutes of exercise most days is the minimum recommended time. Good habits can be hard…
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The Pap test has changed: More accurate. Less often.

Every year around 800 Australian women are diagnosed with cervical cancer. Yet, Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers.     Your best protection against cervical cancer is routine screenings. The Pap test was replaced with a new Cervical Screening Test (CST) every five years. The latest medical and scientific evidence shows that…
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It is still the same sun!

Many Australians will remember the original ‘Sid the Seagull’ from Cancer Council’s 1980’s campaign which launched the ‘Slip, Slop, Slap’ message.   If you remember Sid the Seagull you are old enough to need regular skin cancer and melanoma checks. Since this message, many things have changed but our sun is still the same. Australia…
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It’s time to grow a Mo!

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Globally, one man dies by suicide every minute of every day. This rate of male suicide is alarmingly high. We can’t sit back and accept it. However, this November you can make a difference by part taking in Movember. Time to help a mate. Movember fundraisers are a global community of fired up Mo Bros…
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