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  1. Vaccines

    Vaccines trick the body into building immunity against infectious diseases without causing the actual disease.

  2. Vaginal bleeding - irregular

    If you suffer from ongoing vaginal bleeding problems, see your doctor.

  3. Vaginal cancer

    Some vaginal cancers have no symptoms in their early stages, and only cause symptoms once they have invaded other parts of the body.

  4. Vaginal thrush

    Vaginal thrush is a common infection caused by an overgrowth of yeasts in the vagina.

  5. Varicose veins and spider veins

    Smaller varicose veins are usually treated by sclerotherapy ? the injection of irritant chemicals into the affected vein.

  6. Vegetarian and vegan eating

    A well-planned vegetarian or vegan diet can meet nutritional needs during all stages of life.

  7. Vegetarian stuffed mushrooms (video)

    Victorian State Nutritionist, Veronica Graham shares with us a healthy and delicious festive season recipe for vegetarian stuffed mushrooms.

  8. Veterans - compensation after major trauma

    Support for veterans who have experienced a major trauma is available from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

  9. Veterans, war and mental health services

    The Australian Government scheme ‘At Ease’ offers support, counselling and other resources to help war veterans and Australian Defence Force personnel living with depression, anxiety and other kinds of mental illness.

  10. Victims of crime

    Victims of crime in Victoria are entitled to free help and may also obtain victims of crime compensation and receive victim support services.