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Elite Skin Cancer Clinic

1-2 SKIN LESIONS EXAMINATION You can book an appointment to see one our skin cancer doctors to assess 1-2 concerning spots and your consult will be bulk billed. It can be as a referral by another doctor to get the second opinion as well. No referral needed and waiting time will be minimal. FULL BODY...
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02
May

Travel Vaccine

  Christmas and travel season is getting closer! Let us help you figure out what vaccinations you need for your travels. It’s important to have the right vaccinations and health advice before you travel. Your safety and health are essential, especially if you want to enjoy your trip to the most. This is why you...
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02
May

Family Violence – What is it?

What is family violence? Family violence: is defined as any violent, threatening, coercive or controlling behaviour that occurs in families or intimate relationships includes any abuse or violence occurring within a family e.g. between siblings, uncles, aunts, cousins, grandparents, in-laws and elders can happen to anyone regardless of gender, profession, social background, culture, religion or...
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02
May

Breast Health and Awareness

We all know that early detection can boost the chances of surviving breast cancer. Many women have no signs or symptoms. However, some women do and there are things you can look out for. Being ‘breast aware’ means becoming familiar with the normal look and feel of your breasts and reporting any unusual breast changes to your...
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02
May

How To Manage Heat Exhaustion?

Heat exhaustion is a heat-related illness that can occur after you’ve been exposed to high temperatures, and it often is accompanied by dehydration. Although heat exhaustion isn’t as serious as heat stroke, it isn’t something to be taken lightly. Without proper intervention, heat exhaustion can progress to heat stroke, which can damage the brain and other vital organs, and even cause...
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02
May

A Good News About Melanoma Rates Among Young Adults!

JAMA Dermatology published the study, which was conducted by clinicians and researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. Cases of melanoma among U.S. adolescents and young adults declined markedly from 2006 to 2015—even as the skin cancer’s incidence continued to increase among older adults and the...
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02
May

Gastro Warning!

There are lots of better things to talk about on Christmas day than Gastro for sure! However we all know how it can mess up all our gathering and holiday. That is why we thought to give a bit of heads up about Gastroenteritis and its management. The Department of Health and Human Services has...
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02
May

Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements Are Not Necessary for Healthy Adults, Research Shows

A new study was published at the medical journal of Australia to show the role of calcium and vitamin D supplements in adults. Vitamin D is made in the skin when exposed to sunlight, so deficiency is usually the result of low sunlight exposure (eg, in frail older people and in individuals who are veiled). Calcium and/or...
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02
May

Community Information – Air Quality

Air Quality Warning issued by Vic Emergency 3:14 pm today (3rd Jan 2020). his message is being issued for smoke across Victoria. Central, North East and Gippsland Regions are affected by smoke. Everyone should minimize the time spent in smoky conditions whenever practical to do so. If your maximum visibility is 1.5 kilometers or less, your air quality is in the...
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Apr
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