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22 December 2017


Latest News

New guidelines on how best to treat lower back pain

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If you visit your family doctor with low back pain (LBP), you may be surprised at the treatment options they suggest now...
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Being aware and getting FAST treatment for childhood stroke

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The Stroke Foundation has welcomed and endorsed Australia’s first clinical guidelines for children with stroke, saying the guidelines were a vital step forward...
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New more effective cervical screening program available at your GP now

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Cancer Council is encouraging eligible Australian women to take part in the renewed national cervical cancer screening program which started on December 1...
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Exercising maintains brain size as we age

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Aerobic exercise can improve memory function and maintain brain health as we age, a new Australian-led study has found...
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Which health tests you should be getting

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The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) has announced new recommendations to reduce underutilisation in pathology testing in order to improve patient care...
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Proteins in breastmilk protect offspring against food allergy

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Research published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine indicates that a mother’s diet can protect nursing newborns against food allergies...
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Each gen X, Y, Z has higher obesity rates than their parents

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You are much more likely to be obese than your parents were when they were your age, according to a new analysis released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)...
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Most read on myVMC this week

Avoiding stress over the festive season

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The festive season is a time when many people are busy enjoying time with friends and family, however it can also be a stressful time. Remember the year the in-laws arrived on the doorstep unannounced?
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Organising your medication over the festive season

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Christmas can be a busy time of the year for most families. It is important that daily routines are not forgotten during the holiday rush, including taking medication...
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Relationships after prostate cancer

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Jack shares his experience managing erectile dysfunction, one of the most common side effects of prostate cancer therapy...
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Adult ADHD

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults (Adult ADHD) is a behavioural syndrome characterised by hyperactivity, impulsivity and/or inattention...
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New on Parenthub
10 tips for encouraging sharing (and discouraging self-interest) this Christmas
12 educational ways to play with your toddler using a scarf
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The winners of the AUS-ION Sauteuse ‘Satin’ skillets by SOLIDTEKNICS and the winners of the book “Growing Food the Italian Way” have been announced! Check out if you are one of the lucky winners!

Laughter is the Best Medicine!

On New Year's Eve, Marilyn stood up in the local pub and said that it was time to get ready.

At the stroke of midnight, she wanted every husband to be standing next to the one person who made his life worth living.

Well, it was kind of embarrassing. As the clock struck, the bartender was almost crushed to death.
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