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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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National Skin Cancer week is coming soon

In the meantime please share this post with someone you care about. Reydon Street Medical Centre can help with your next skin cancer check up. If you have no COVID symptoms you can now Book on line with Dr Brittany Wakefield or Dr Paul Colbrook. Follow us on Facebook for more news and updates.
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Queensland is Good to Go… Are you?

There aren’t many benefits of the Coronavirus outbreak, but one of them is that people are getting out and exploring Queensland more than usual. It is amazing how many things there are to learn about this great Country we call home. Over the Ekka weekend Dr Colbrook experienced the Main Range National Park for the…
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Next week is Asthma Awareness Week: 1-7 September

The first week of September is Asthma Australia’s Asthma Week to try and raise awareness of this issue. It is also the time several of our patients tell us they get worse due to the westerly winds bringing triggers from inland. Asthma is a common disease in Australia, with over 1 in 10 people being…
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Menopause is all about Hormones and Hearts

Watch Dr Brittany Wakefield’s latest message about the menopause New research from UQ has linked the vasomotor symptoms of menopause such as hot flushes and night sweats to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Heart disease is one of the most common causes of death in women, but a lot of women consider themselves to…
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Vinnies needs more help to support the homeless please

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused great uncertainty for people around the world andat home. Many face the prospect of falling into homelessness due to job losses and financialinsecurity. Please help me support the work of @VinniesAU by sponsoring Dr Paul Colbrook’s #CEOSleepoutAU: https://www.ceosleepout.org.au/fundraisers/paulcolbrook/brisbane
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