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  1. TAC compensation after a transport accident

    04 Jul 2017

    Financial compensation after a transport accident is available from the TAC for qualifying Victorians...

  2. Tai chi - health benefits

    03 Aug 2018

    People of all ages and fitness levels can practice tai chi and may gain health benefits...

  3. Taking Care of Dying Time (video) [video]

    Taking Care of Dying Time  (video)

    Duration: 10:04

    • Video,
    • Video library
  4. Talking about dying

    22 Feb 2017

    It is important that you make as much quality time as possible to spend with those you love and that you talk to them about dying...

  5. Talking through problems

    04 Feb 2019 Talking through problems

    Kids and teenagers may be worried that adults won't take their feelings seriously...

  6. Talking to children about bushfires

    09 Jan 2020

    Children can be affected by information regarding bushfires and they may become concerned about issues of safety. Talking to children openly in a way that suits their age, while also involving them in...

  7. Talking to children and young people about relationships, sex and sexuality

    18 Nov 2020

    Parents and carers can encourage open and honest conversations with their child about relationships, sex and sexuality as early and as often as possible...

  8. Talking to children with cognitive disability about sex

    22 Dec 2019

    All people, including those with cognitive disabilities, have the right to explore and express their sexuality in appropriate ways...

  9. Talking to health professionals about drugs, alcohol or addiction

    30 Oct 2018

    Talking with your doctor or healthcare professional is an important step in getting care for issues of drug or alcohol addiction or dependence...

  10. Talking to health professionals about mental health issues

    20 Sep 2017 Talking to health professionals about mental health issues

    Talking with a doctor or healthcare professional about your mental health issues will help you to feel comfortable and get the most appropriate treatment for your needs...

  11. Talking to kids about drugs

    30 Oct 2018 Talking to kids about drugs

    All children are eventually exposed to drugs ‒ prescription medication, alcohol and tobacco, and sometimes illegal drugs too ‒ or to messages about drugs...

  12. Talking to young people with cognitive disabilities about sex

    11 Apr 2019

    Young people with cognitive disabilities have the same range of sexual feelings and desires as young people without disabilities...

  13. Talking with your doctor

    03 Jul 2019

    To get the most out of the conversation with your doctor, nurse or other healthcare provider, it is best to be open about providing information and to speak up if you don?t understand...

  14. Talking with your doctor about sensitive issues

    24 Sep 2018 Talking with your doctor about sensitive issues

    Building a strong, trusting relationship with your doctor can make it easier to talk with them about sensitive issues...

  15. Tangelo

    22 Oct 2015 Tangelo

    Tangelos can be eaten raw, added to salads, made into salsas and served alongside grilled fish and chicken. They are a good source of vitamin C and folate and contain dietary fibre. In Victoria...

  16. Tantrums

    05 Dec 2018

    When a young child is having a tantrum, it is because the emotional (limbic system) part of the brain is dominating the child's behaviour...

  17. Tapeworms and hydatid disease

    09 Mar 2018

    It's important for your own health to control tapeworm infection in your dog...

  18. Tattoos

    09 Mar 2018

    If you want to get a tattoo, choose an experienced, registered practitioner to reduce the risks of infection and scarring...

  19. Tay-Sachs disease

    22 May 2020

    Tay-Sachs disease is a serious genetic disorder common in Ashkenazi Jews and French-Canadians...

  20. Teenage health

    31 May 2017

    Young people have to work through a broad range of issues as they move from childhood to adulthood...

  21. Teenagers - alcohol

    13 Oct 2020

    Alcohol is responsible for most drug-related deaths in the teenage population...

  22. Teenagers - immunisation

    11 Mar 2020

    Some immunisations are recommended for all Australian teenagers...

  23. Teenagers and asthma

    16 Apr 2019

    Asthma affects about one in ten teenagers in Australia...

  24. Teenagers and communication

    10 Oct 2019

    Accept that your adolescent may have a different view of the world and respect their opinions...

  25. Teenagers and sleep

    09 Dec 2018

    Sleep research suggests that teenagers need between eight and 10 hours of sleep every night...

  26. Teeth

    09 Jul 2019

    Teeth have different shapes that reflect the different jobs they do in helping us eat and digest food...

  27. Teeth - cosmetic dentistry

    18 Jun 2019

    Discoloured, chipped or missing teeth can affect self-confidence but cosmetic dentistry techniques can help...

  28. Teeth - dental erosion

    13 Aug 2019

    Visit your dentist regularly so tooth erosion is detected early, helping prevent further tooth surface loss...

  29. Teeth - gapped teeth

    10 Jul 2019

    In many cases, a gap between the upper front teeth will close by itself...

  30. Teeth - root canal treatment

    26 Jul 2019

    Root canal treatment is a dental procedure to replace a tooth's damaged or dead pulp with synthetic filling...

  31. Teeth - wisdom teeth

    08 Jul 2019

    Wisdom teeth that may cause problems are best taken out sooner rather than later...

  32. Teeth and drug use

    26 Jul 2019

    Many drugs, both prescription and illegal, can cause tooth damage...

  33. Teeth and medication

    07 Aug 2019

    Many drugs, both prescription and illegal, can cause tooth damage...

  34. Teeth and mouth care

    09 Jul 2019

    Tooth decay can be prevented with a good diet, regular tooth brushing and dental check-ups...

  35. Teeth and pregnancy

    25 Nov 2020

    It's important to look after your teeth and gums when you're pregnant, as gum disease can affect your baby...

  36. Teeth development in children

    19 Oct 2018

    Teething symptoms are common in children and can be managed without medications...

  37. Teeth grinding

    27 Nov 2020

    Teeth grinding (bruxism) is involuntary clenching or grinding of the teeth, usually during sleep...

  38. Temporary and permanent care for children

    02 Dec 2020

    The options for children needing care away from their families include foster care, kinship care, residential care, voluntary care and permanent care...

  39. Tendinopathy (Tendonitis)

    13 Jul 2020

    Most cases of tendonitis recover completely, but severe untreated tendonitis can lead to rupture of the tendon...

  40. Tennis – health benefits

    09 Aug 2016

    People of all ages enjoy tennis for its physical, social and psychological benefits...

  41. Tennis – preventing injury

    03 Aug 2016

    Common tennis injuries include injuries to the ankle, knee and wrist...

  42. Tertiary studies - managing stress

    26 May 2017

    Stress is a common issue for all tertiary students, but there are lots of ways to manage your stress...

  43. Tertiary studies - mature age students

    03 Apr 2020

    Returning to study as a mature age student presents many challenges and rewards...

  44. Tertiary studies - settling in

    19 Jan 2017

    Starting tertiary studies can be challenging and stressful, but your institution can provide counselling and other support services...

  45. Tertiary studies - time management

    26 May 2017

    Effective time management will help you cope with the stress of study...

  46. Testicle injuries and conditions

    30 Mar 2019

    If you injure your testicles, always seek urgent medical advice...

  47. Testicular cancer

    21 Jul 2019

    Early diagnosis and treatment can cure almost all cases of testicular cancer...

  48. Testicular self examination

    10 Jun 2019

    Men with an increased risk of testicular cancer should regularly examine their testicles for unusual lumps or swellings...

  49. Tests, scans and checks - pregnancy and labour

    28 Sep 2020

    Tests can confirm your pregnancy and also monitor your baby's development in the womb...

  50. Tetanus

    23 Jan 2020

    Tetanus is a life-threatening disease and immunisation is the best way to reduce your risk...

  51. Thalassaemia

    18 Feb 2021

    Thalassaemia is an inherited blood disorder that can cause anaemia or death if not treated...

  52. The 'new norm' - Sharon and Phillip's story

    28 Sep 2017

    Sharon talks about caring for Phillip from accident to recovering at home...

  53. The amount of physical activity you need

    23 Jul 2018

    It’s important for your health that you get enough physical activity every day, and that you limit your sedentary behaviour. But getting the amount of physical activity you need doesn’t have to be...

  54. The dangers of sitting: why sitting is the new smoking

    22 Aug 2018

    The less sitting or lying down you do during the day, the better your chances for living a healthy life...

  55. The Victorian health system (video) [video]

    Learn about the Victorian Healthcare System - treatment, care, education and disease prevention for everyone in Victoria...

    • Health services and support
  56. Think about it tomorrow - Advance Care Plans (video) [video]

    Think about it tomorrow - Advance Care Plans (video)

    This 'Advance care plan' video clip offers first hand accounts from those who have completed their own Advance care plans...

    Duration: 8:47

    • Video,
    • Video library,
    • End of life and palliative care services
  57. Three children walk (video) [video]

    13 Oct 2015 Three children walk (video)

    The Three Lost Children Walk commemorates the tragic story from Daylesford's gold era when three small boys wandered away from their homes on June 30, 1867...

    Duration: 4:30

    • Video library,
    • Exercise and fitness,
    • Healthy lifestyle
  58. Three steps to better health (video) [video]

    22 Oct 2015 Three steps to better health (video)

    Ways to improve your understanding of your health...

    Duration: 2:35

    • Video library,
    • Health checks,
    • Health checks - Staying healthy and well,
    • Seeing a doctor, specialist or health professional,
    • Planning and coordinating healthcare
  59. Throat cancer

    21 Jul 2019

    Risk factors for throat cancer include smoking and heavy alcohol consumption...

  60. Thumb sucking

    24 Jun 2019

    Finger or thumb sucking should stop before school age to avoid mouth problems...

  61. Thunderstorm asthma - Christine McDonald explains (video) [video]

    Thunderstorm asthma - Christine McDonald explains (video)

    Professor McDonald explains thunderstorm asthma...

    • Asthma - Asthma basics,
    • Asthma - Living with asthma,
    • Asthma - Managing asthma,
    • Asthma - Thunderstorm asthma,
    • Video library
  62. Thunderstorm asthma - Mohamed Barre (video) [video]

    Thunderstorm asthma - Mohamed Barre (video)

    Duration: 3:00

    • Asthma - Asthma basics,
    • Asthma - Living with asthma,
    • Asthma - Thunderstorm asthma,
    • Allergies - Allergens and triggers,
    • Allergies - Allergic reactions,
    • Allergies - Thunderstorm asthma,
    • Video library
  63. Thunderstorm asthma - Uday's story (video) [video]

    09 Aug 2018 Thunderstorm asthma - Uday's story (video)

    What is thunderstorm asthma? Thunderstorm asthma is asthma that is triggered by a particular type of thunderstorm when there is high amounts of grass pollen in the air (typically between October and...

    Duration: 1:32

    • Asthma - Thunderstorm asthma,
    • Asthma - Managing asthma,
    • Asthma,
    • Video
  64. Thunderstorm asthma - who is at risk? [video]

    09 Aug 2018 Thunderstorm asthma - who is at risk?

    Duration: 1:18

  65. Thunderstorm Asthma overview (video) [video]

    Thunderstorm Asthma overview (video)

    Thunderstorm Asthma overview...

    Duration: 1:53

    • Asthma - Asthma basics,
    • Asthma - Children and teenagers,
    • Asthma - Living with asthma,
    • Asthma - Managing asthma,
    • Asthma - Thunderstorm asthma,
    • Video library
  66. Thyme

    22 Oct 2015 Thyme

    Thyme pairs well with a variety of foods and is often used to flavour meats, soups and stews. Its almost peppery flavour adds a wonderful aroma to vegetables and chicken stuffing. Thyme contains...

  67. Thyroid - Hashimoto's disease

    27 Dec 2019

    Hashimoto's disease progresses very slowly over many years, so the symptoms may go unnoticed...

  68. Thyroid - hyperthyroidism

    09 Mar 2018

    Hyperthyroidism can be diagnosed with a simple blood test that measures thyroid hormone levels...

  69. Thyroid - hypothyroidism

    09 Mar 2018

    Hypothyroidism means the thyroid gland is underactive which causes the person?s metabolism to slow down...

  70. Thyroid cancer

    21 Jul 2019

    Anyone can develop thyroid cancer, regardless of age or gender...

  71. Thyroid gland

    09 Mar 2018

    If the thyroid gland is overactive or sluggish, the metabolism will be affected, leading to a variety of symptoms...

  72. Tinea

    15 Jul 2020

    Tinea is contagious and can be spread by skin-to-skin contact or indirectly through towels, clothes or floors...

  73. Tinnitus

    14 Nov 2019

    Tinnitus cannot be cured, but it can be managed with some lifestyle changes...

  74. Tips to keep our snacks on track (slideshow)

    04 Apr 2019 Tips to keep our snacks on track (slideshow)

    Most of us are prone to the odd snack or two. Check out these simple tips to keep your snacks on track...

  75. Tissue and organ transplantation

    23 Oct 2019

    Transplantation varies depending on the transplant organ or tissue so speak with your medical team about surgical procedures, recovery and medications...

  76. Toddlers and fussy eating

    12 Mar 2019

    If you restrict yourself to a narrow range of foods, your child will notice and copy your wariness...

  77. Toddlers and mealtime manners

    14 Feb 2019

    Some toddlers do most of their eating on the run, refusing to sit down at the table at all...

  78. Toilet training

    15 Feb 2019

    When toilet training your toddler, praise every little success and remain calm about accidents...

  79. Tomato

    22 Oct 2015 Tomato

    The humble tomato is a favourite of many people. Red, yellow, round, grape and pear-shaped tomatoes can be eaten raw, fried, roasted or made into tarts. Tomatoes are rich in vitamins A, C and niacin...

  80. Tongue

    09 Mar 2018

    There are about 9000 taste buds on the average adult tongue...

  81. Tongue-tie

    08 Jul 2019

    Tongue-tie is a condition caused by restrictive tongue tissue that stops the tongue from poking out past the lips...

  82. Tonsillitis

    03 Mar 2021

    Because most attacks of tonsillitis are caused by viruses, most of the treatment is aimed at helping to relieve the symptoms...

  83. Tooth decay

    18 Jun 2019

    Tooth decay is a diet-related disease, caused by the bacteria in your mouth converting sugar into energy and producing acid as a waste product...

  84. Tooth decay - young children

    11 Jun 2019

    Every child is at risk of tooth decay, but good feeding habits and oral care can help prevent decay in baby teeth...

  85. Toothbrushing - children

    08 Jul 2019

    Start cleaning your baby's teeth as soon as the first tooth comes through to help prevent tooth decay...

  86. Top tips

    08 Jun 2017

  87. Top tips to quit smoking (slideshow)

    04 Apr 2019 Top tips to quit smoking (slideshow)

    Tips to help you quit smoking...

  88. Torture and trauma

    09 Mar 2018

    Some survivors of torture and trauma live with their memories for years, or even for the rest of their lives...

  89. Touch football - preventing injury

    19 Jul 2016

    Ask your coach for help to improve your touch football technique - it will reduce your risk of injury...

  90. Tourette syndrome

    09 Oct 2019

    Milder forms of Tourette syndrome can be misdiagnosed, as it often occurs at the same time as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other disorders...

  91. Toxic shock syndrome (TSS)

    11 Apr 2019

    If you think you could have toxic shock syndrome, stop using tampons immediately and go to the emergency department of your nearest hospital...

  92. Toxoplasmosis

    09 Mar 2018

    Problems only occur if a woman becomes infected with parasites that cause toxoplasmosis for the first time while pregnant...

  93. Tracheostomy

    09 Mar 2018

    A tracheostomy is a surgical procedure that involves making a cut in the trachea (windpipe) and inserting a tube into the opening...

  94. Traditional Chinese medicine practitioner

    11 May 2020

    Traditional Chinese medicine practitioner...

  95. Trans and gender diverse people

    28 May 2019

    Your gender is what feels natural to you, even if it is different from your biological sex. Some people may not feel comfortable with their biological sex but choose to live with the gender with which...

  96. Transient ischaemic attack (TIA)

    09 Mar 2018

    A transient ischaemic attack (sometimes called a mini-stroke) is a warning that a stroke may follow, and requires urgent medical attention...

  97. Transition care after hospital

    20 Aug 2020

    The Transition Care Program provides care through tailored support packages, while the Home and Community Care (HACC) Program provides a range of basic maintenance and support services...

  98. Translating and Interpreting Service

    11 May 2020

    The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is an Australian Government interpreting service for people who do not speak English and for organisations that need to speak with their non-...

  99. Transport assistance, Accommodation assistance

    11 May 2020

    The Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme (VPTAS) helps eligible people living in rural or regional Victoria with the costs of travelling long distances for specialist medical services...

  100. Transport to, from and between hospitals

    14 Mar 2017

    Before you go into hospital, plan your journey to make sure you get there on time. You might use non-emergency patient transport if it is clinically necessary...

  101. Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) - for benign prostate disease

    04 Apr 2019

    Surgery on the prostate gland can have many side effects, including erectile problems and urinary incontinence...

  102. Transvaginal mesh

    01 Nov 2018

    Transvaginal mesh has been used for more than 20 years to manage problems for women such as prolapse and incontinence. While this treatment is successful for many women, some unfortunately have...

  103. Trauma - helping family or friends

    01 Oct 2018

    There are things you can do to try to help someone who has been through a distressing or frightening event...

  104. Trauma - reaction and recovery

    15 Nov 2018

    It is normal to have strong emotional or physical reactions after a distressing or frightening event, and help is available...

  105. Trauma and children - newborns to two years

    10 Oct 2019

    Babies and toddlers can be as affected by trauma as any other family member...

  106. Trauma and children - two to five years

    10 Oct 2019

    Preschoolers may not have the words but will show their distress at traumatic events through changes in behaviour and functioning...

  107. Trauma and children – tips for parents

    10 Oct 2019 Trauma and children – tips for parents

    Tell your child the facts about a distressing or frightening experience using language they can understand...

  108. Trauma and families

    08 Jan 2020 Trauma and families

    When a family is affected by trauma, everyone will react in a different way...

  109. Trauma and primary school age children

    10 Oct 2019

    Children look to their parents or carers to judge how to deal with a crisis...

  110. Trauma and teenagers - common reactions

    26 Apr 2020 Trauma and teenagers - common reactions

    A teenager may be deeply upset by a traumatic event, but not share their feelings with their parents...

  111. Trauma and teenagers - tips for parents

    10 Oct 2019

    Teenagers may turn to friends rather than parents for support in times of trauma and distress...

  112. Travel - food safety

    12 Dec 2018

    Travelling, eating and drinking go together but unfortunately, traveller's diarrhoea and other food-related illnesses can sometimes come along for the ride...

  113. Travel and asthma

    16 Apr 2019

    Before taking your trip, visit your doctor to make sure your asthma is under control well before you leave...

  114. Travel and holiday planning

    22 Jan 2019

    Simple planning can reduce your risk of illness or injury when travelling...

  115. Travel assistance for people with a disability

    22 Jun 2017

    If you or someone you care for has a disability and needs help to get around, there are support services available...

  116. Travel health - yellow fever immunisation

    04 Dec 2018

    If you are travelling or passing through areas infected with yellow fever, some countries require you to be vaccinated...

  117. Travel health and safety tips (slideshow)

    27 Nov 2018 Travel health and safety tips (slideshow)

    We all love travelling to new and exotic places, but unfortunately illnesses and unforeseen events can ruin the trip of a lifetime. With a little effort, take a few of these simple precautions to make...

  118. Travel immunisation

    Travel immunisation

    If you are travelling overseas, check with your doctor well in advance to find out what immunisations you need...

  119. Travel safety tips

    06 Dec 2018

    You can reduce your risk of being mugged or robbed while travelling by taking a few simple precautions...

  120. Travel tips for seniors

    28 Nov 2018

    All travellers should plan carefully, but older people have a few extra concerns when travelling...

  121. Travel tips for women

    28 Nov 2018

    Many countries have different ideas about how women should dress and behave, and your trip will be more enjoyable if you respect local expectations...

  122. Traveller's diarrhoea

    26 Nov 2018

    The risk of traveller's diarrhoea is higher where sanitation and hygiene standards are poor...

  123. Travellers Aid

    23 Aug 2016

    Travellers Aid provides services to help people who are travelling...

  124. Travelling with an allergy

    15 Nov 2018

    If you have an allergy, visit your doctor before you travel, especially if you are at risk of a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) or an asthma attack...

  125. Travelling with children

    28 Nov 2018

    If your child is old enough, involve them in planning a trip so they can get excited about it...

  126. Treacher Collins syndrome

    04 Nov 2019

    Treacher Collins syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects growth and development of the head, causing facial defects and hearing loss...

  127. Treating persistent pain

    03 Aug 2018 Treating persistent pain

    Pain is our built-in alarm system. It makes us aware that something might be going wrong in our body. However, there are many things you can do to deal effectively with persistent pain...

  128. Trichomoniasis

    Trichomoniasis during pregnancy may lead to low birth weight babies and prematurity...

  129. Triggers – asthma

    16 Jan 2020 Triggers – asthma

    Asthma triggers are substances, conditions or activities that lead to symptoms of asthma.Asthma symptoms include difficulty breathing, coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. These symptoms can...

  130. Triglycerides

    09 Mar 2018

    If a person habitually eats more kilojoules than they burn, they will have raised triglyceride levels in the blood...

  131. Triple zero (000)

    04 May 2020

    In situations where people are injured or their lives are in danger, always call triple zero (000). If you have seen a serious accident or crime, you should also call triple zero (000). The triple...

  132. Trisomy disorders

    05 Nov 2019

    Children affected by trisomy usually have a range of birth defects, including delayed development and intellectual disabilities...

  133. Tuberculosis (TB)

    18 Nov 2018

    Tuberculosis is spread when a person with an active infection coughs, laughs, sings or sneezes...

  134. Tuberculosis treatment

    07 Nov 2018

    Tuberculosis can be cured in almost all cases by taking the medications for the full course of treatment, usually at least six months...

  135. Tuberous sclerosis

    12 Nov 2019

    Tuberous sclerosis is a genetic disorder that affects various parts of the body to varying degrees of severity...

  136. Tummy tuck

    11 Dec 2019

    A 'tummy tuck', or abdominoplasty, is cosmetic surgery to remove fat and excess loose skin from the abdomen...

  137. Turner's syndrome

    14 Oct 2020

    Turner's syndrome is a random genetic disorder that affects females, causing short stature and infertility...

  138. Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre

    11 May 2020

    Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre provides treatment and support to people affected by alcohol or drug use...

  139. Turnip

    22 Oct 2015 Turnip

    Versatile turnips can be boiled, steamed, mashed, roasted, used in soups and pickled. They are an excellent source of vitamins C, E and folate and contain dietary fibre. In Victoria, turnips are at...

  140. Twins - identical and fraternal

    09 Mar 2018

    Multiple births are more common due to the advancing average age of mothers and the rise in assisted reproductive techniques...

  141. Twins and multiple births

    29 Mar 2016

    Multiple births are more common than they used to be, due to the increased use of assisted reproductive techniques, in particular the use of fertility drugs. Older women are more likely to have a...

  142. Twitching eye, see

  143. Twitching eye, Eye twitch

    09 Mar 2018

    Blepharospasm means involuntary twitching, blinking, closure or squeezing of the eyelids...

  144. Type 1 diabetes

    26 Jun 2020

    Type 1 diabetes can affect anyone of any age, but is more common in people under 30 years...

  145. Type 2 diabetes

    05 Aug 2019

    Type 2 diabetes may be prevented, but it cannot be cured...

  146. Type 2 diabetes - healthy eating and exercise (video) [video]

    13 Oct 2015 Type 2 diabetes - healthy eating and exercise (video)

    People with type 2 diabetes talk about positive lifestyle changes that improve their quality of life...

    Duration: 7:54

    • Video library,
    • Healthy lifestyle,
    • Diabetes,
    • Diabetes - Living with diabetes,
    • Healthy Eating,
    • Healthy Eating - Health conditions and food,
    • Keeping active,
    • Keeping active - Health conditions and exercise
  147. Type 2 Diabetes - Pre Diabetes (video) [video]

    25 Jun 2018 Type 2 Diabetes - Pre Diabetes (video)

    For some people with a family history of type 2 diabetes, diagnosis in later life doesn’t come as a surprise. Others can go for years without realising that they are living with the condition...

    Duration: 4:06

    • Video,
    • Diabetes - Complications with diabetes,
    • Diabetes - Diabetes basics,
    • Diabetes - Living with diabetes,
    • Diabetes - Types of diabetes
  148. Types of doctors and health professionals

    03 Jul 2019

    Doctors and other health professionals all have a different role to play in your healthcare...

  149. Types of hospital admission

    02 Jan 2019

    How your journey into hospital begins in Victoria depends on whether your visit is planned or unplanned, and what kind of health pathway you require...

  150. Types of mental health issues and illnesses

    28 Oct 2020

    Mental illness is a general term for a group of illnesses that may impact on a person’s thoughts, perceptions, feelings and behaviours. Mental illness can make it difficult for someone to cope with...

  151. Typhoid and paratyphoid

    19 Nov 2018

    Almost every Australian case of typhoid or paratyphoid fever is caught overseas...

  152. Typical sleep behaviour (1) – newborns 0 to 3 months

    04 Jan 2021

    Newborn sleep patterns and behaviours - Newborns generally sleep 12 to 16 hours in a 24-hour period and do not know the difference between day and night...

  153. Typical sleep behaviour (2) – babies 3 to 6 months

    04 Jan 2021

    Baby sleep patterns and behaviours (3 to 6 months) – At this age, babies generally sleep 10 to 18 hours in a 24-hour period and need your help to settle and go to sleep...

  154. Typical sleep behaviour (3) – babies 6 to 12 months

    04 Jan 2021

    Baby sleep patterns and behaviours (6 to 12 months) – From about the age of 6 months, your baby’s sleep patterns gradually become more developed...

  155. Typical sleep behaviour (4) – toddlers 1 to 2 years

    04 Jan 2021

    Toddler sleep patterns and behaviours (1 to 2 years) – From approximately 12 months of age, toddlers tend to sleep better...

  156. Typical sleep behaviour (5) – toddlers 2 to 3 years

    04 Jan 2021

    Typical sleep behaviour – (5) toddlers 2 to 3 years – Between the ages of 2 and 3 years, toddlers often sleep 12 to 13 hours in a 24-hour period...

  157. Typical sleep behaviour (6) – preschoolers 3 to 5 years

    04 Jan 2021

    Typical sleep behaviour – (6) preschoolers 3 to 5 years – Preschoolers aged between three and five years sleep between 10 to 13 hours in a 24-hour period...

  158. Typical sleep behaviour information in community languages

    04 Jan 2021

    Typical sleep behaviour information in community languages...