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More About Skin Cancer…

Skin cancer occurs when skin cells are damaged, for example, by overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. There are three main types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma squamous cell carcinoma melanoma– the most dangerous form of skin cancer! Both basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are known as non-melanoma skin cancer. FACTS! Approximately, [...]

January 9th, 2019|Clinic News|

BE SUNSMART

BE SUNSMART The new year is usually the time we start new habits. Why not make yours an effort to Slip Slop Slap Seek Slide & Skin Check this summer? Good sun protection slows the signs of ageing and most importantly, prevents skin cancer. There is no such thing as a safe tan – whether from [...]

January 4th, 2019|Clinic News|

SKIN CANCER CHECKS

WHAT IS SKIN CANCER? Skin cancer occurs when skin cells are damaged, for example, by overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. There are three main types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma squamous cell carcinoma melanoma– the most dangerous form of skin cancer Both basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are known [...]

January 2nd, 2019|Clinic News|

Look After Your Liver!

As New Years Eve fast approaches, this is your reminder to LOOK AFTER YOUR LIVER! The liver is an organ you cannot live without therefore maintaining liver health is an important health issue for all Australians.   THE LIVER! The liver is situated on the upper right side of the abdomen, just below the diaphragm. It [...]

December 28th, 2018|Clinic News|

Survive the Heat! DEC 2018

Heat kills more Australians than any other natural disaster. Be prepared this summer. See your doctor if you are unwell. In an emergency, call 000. Heat stroke is fatal in up to 80% of cases. Heatstroke occurs when the core body temperature rises above 40.5 °C and the body’s internal systems start to shut down. A [...]

December 27th, 2018|Clinic News|

MYCLINIC TIPS TO SURVIVE THE HOLIDAYS

The holiday season can bring mixed emotions for many. For some, it’s their favourite time of year. For others, it brings feelings of sadness and loss. Seeing old friends and family members may be exciting or may bring up memories of disappointments. 
Feeling depressed or anxious is not unusual during the holiday season. Upcoming dinners, parties, and other family [...]

December 11th, 2018|Clinic News|

HEALTH CHECK 715

HEALTH CHECK 715 All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, regardless of age, are eligible for an annual Indigenous-specific health check. This health check was designed especially for Indigenous people. It was established because Indigenous people have considerably higher morbidity and mortality levels than non-Indigenous people, with earlier onset and more severe disease progression for [...]

December 4th, 2018|Clinic News|

DECEMBEARD – BOWEL CANCER AND MEN

DECEMBER FOR BOWEL CANCER! December is Decembeard for Bowel Cancer Australia. Decembeard Australia's goal is to have a lasting impact on our health future - where no one dies of bowel cancer and all those diagnosed receive the support they need. Now in its sixth year down under, Decembeard encourages men to grow a beard in the final [...]

December 3rd, 2018|Clinic News|

SCAM ALERT!

SCAM ALERT! November 2018 The Department of Human Services and police are warning people about a new con where scammers pretend to be from Medicare in order to gain personal information. Scammers have produced a new text-based, phishing scam that tricks people into visiting a clone of the Medicare website. Here, victims are conned into [...]

November 29th, 2018|Clinic News|

Movember – Mental Health & Suicide

MOVEMBER IS TACKLING MEN'S HEALTH! The Month of November is dedicated to Men's Health, including Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Mental Health & Suicide Prevention. Across the world, men die an average six years younger than women, and for reasons that are largely preventable. Which means that it doesn’t have to be that way: we can [...]

November 28th, 2018|Clinic News|