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Relief and recovery information for communities in southwest Victoria.
Asbestos can cause a number of serious diseases, including some cancers and other non-malignant lung diseases such as asbestosis, pleural plaques and pleural thickening.
Call the new health phone line - 1800 My Options - for information on sexual and reproductive health, clinical services, counselling support, termination providers and more.
Measles is a contagious viral illness that causes a skin rash and fever. Please see your GP if you have measles symptoms.
Pubic lice are usually sexually transmitted through direct skin-to-skin contact. Pubic lice do not voluntarily leave the body and will need to be treated.
People with intellectual disability can express their sexuality in satisfying ways. The attitudes and support of other people are essential in helping people of all abilities to have healthy personal and sexual relationships.
Molluscum contagiosum is a viral skin infection caused by a virus. It is a sexually transmissible infection (STI) in adults as it can be spread by skin-to-skin contact, during sexual contact.
We have developed a free, simple widget that can provide your visitors with a range of approved health information.
To keep your relationship healthy and happy, you need to work at it. Relationships are like bank accounts – if there are fewer deposits than withdrawals, you will run into difficulties.
Eating more omega-3 fats and avoiding certain foods may be beneficial in managing arthritis.
Swimming is a low-impact activity that has many physical and mental health benefits.
Reduce your risk in 2018. The Life! program can help prevent diabetes, heart disease & stroke and has helped thousands of Victorians live a healthier and more active life.
It may be difficult to know when your alcohol or drug use has crossed the line from recreational use into becoming a more serious problem.
Planning ahead for your health puts you in control, and lessens the burden on loved ones. And with new laws in place, your wishes are legally binding.
A range of public, private and not-for-profit services provide healthcare in rural and regional areas.
When an ambulance is called to a non-emergency, it puts the lives of people in a life threatening emergency at risk. Read about different types of emergencies and alternatives for healthcare in a non-emergency.
Cultural Diversity Week is happening this week. To help you locate information on how to access a range of healthcare services watch our videos in your language.
Down Syndrome Australia is asking people with Down Syndrome to 'tell the world what you bring to the community' as part of World Down Syndrome Day, 21 March.
World TB day 24 March- TB continues to be the top infectious killer worldwide, claiming over 4500 lives a day.
Premier’s Active April encourages all Victorians to do 30 minutes of physical activity a day during April. It’s free, it’s fun and there are special offers and prizes to be won. Register today.
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