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Measles is a contagious viral illness that causes a skin rash and fever. Please see your GP if you have measles symptoms.
Untreated depression is a high risk factor for suicide. In Australia there are about 3,000 suicides each year. Seventy-five per cent of people who take their lives are men.
The Victorian Government is working to ensure every Victorian has access to world-class healthcare– no matter where they live, their background or circumstance.
There is no ‘home test’ that can help you tell the difference between fungi and mushrooms that are safe to eat and those that are poisonous. It is recommended that you only eat mushrooms you’ve bought from the supermarket, greengrocer or another reputable source.
Nutritional needs will change across a man’s lifecycle but healthy eating principles remain the same. Find out more about how to eat healthily for your stage in life.
Youth suicide affects families every day in Australia. It is the leading cause of death among young people.
Premature ejaculation is the most common sexual problem for men. It is a lack of control over ejaculation so that it often happens sooner than the man or his partner wants, causing distress for one or both partners.
Bowel cancer affects men and women, young and old. 98% of bowel cancer cases can be successfully treated when detected early.
When there is a flood alert in your area, there are things you can do to prepare.
It is commonly believed that taking mega-doses of certain vitamins will act like medicine to cure or prevent certain ailments. Taking higher than recommended doses of some vitamins may cause problems as they can be toxic.
Hear from a leading expert about Autism Spectrum Disorder and listen to a parent talk about her experiences of early intervention and her son's ASD.
Road accidents can be traumatising and devastating for all concerned. Hear Phillip's story and read advice from medical experts on how to manage major trauma recovery.
The responsibility for making sure that children are safe is shared by the family, the general community, community agencies, and professionals working with children, police and government. Early identification and effective intervention can reduce the initial and long-term effects of child abuse, and promote recovery.
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Men's Health Week – Something wrong? Let's do something about it.
Red Apple Day is Wednesday 19 June, when Australians are encouraged to support the vital work of Bowel Cancer Australia through the purchase of a Bowel Cancer Awareness Ribbon and apple themed fundraising activities.
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Page last reviewed: 22 Aug 2014
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