Why you shouldn’t ignore this important piece of mail

23 June, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Soon you’ll start receiving free bowel cancer screening kits in the mail once you turn 50. Using it might just save your life.

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How to keep your prostate happy

15 June, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

It might only be the size of a walnut, but the prostate gland can cause some big health problems.

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What you need to know about STIs

5 June, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Troubling new stats show some sexually transmitted infections are on the rise across Australia.

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Overactive or underactive: Your thyroid guide

28 May, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

The thyroid gland plays a major role in our health, but it doesn’t always function as it should. Here’s how to find out if your thyroid is overactive or underactive. 

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Jean Kittson: ‘This is why you must put eye checks on your to-do list’

17 May, 2019 . by Michelle Rose

For much-loved Australian performer and comedian Jean Kittson, vision loss is no laughing matter.

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How to reverse fatty liver disease

2 May, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

It’s the silent disease affecting up to one third of Australians, but fatty liver disease doesn’t have to be a life sentence.

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What heart specialists want you to know

27 April, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

It’s one of our most vital organs, but we don’t always give our hearts the TLC they need and deserve.

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Why do we get nose bleeds?

26 April, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Some 60 per cent of people have a nose bleed at least once in their lifetime. When do they become an issue and how do you manage them?

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Kidney care: How to prevent ‘silent killer’ disease

14 March, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

They are bean-shaped organs described as the “unsung heroes” of our bodies – and are so vital we have two of them.

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‘It started with a headache … then I lost most vision in one eye’

7 March, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Connie Liu was 18 when she was diagnosed with glaucoma, an eye disease for which there is no cure.

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