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Autism spectrum disorders, disruptive behaviour disorders and ADHD
Bleeding, blood pressure, conditions, risks and blood products.
Bone disorders, osteoporosis, muscles, joint conditions, back, prevention and management.
Types of cancer, risks, causes, tests and treatments.
Types, risks, management and complications.
Oesophagus, stomach, small and large intestine, liver, pancreas, gall bladder and related disorders.
Eye problems, conditions, vision loss, management and prevention.
Infectious diseases, childhood diseases, animal to human diseases and prevention.
Mouth conditions, ulcers, dental procedures, tooth development and problems, care and prevention.
Types, management, headache and migraine, back pain and bone and joint pain.
Puberty, menstruation, menopause, infertility, breasts, fallopian tubes, ovaries, uterus, vagina, vulva and thrush.
Puberty, infertility, penis, prostate and testicles.
Guidelines, risks, brain damage and alcohol and depression.
Newborns, feeding, development, behaviour, wellbeing, safety, health and sleep.
Development, behaviour, nutrition, activity, wellbeing, identity, health, safety and trauma.
Drug use, overdose, types of drugs, gambling, health effects of addiction and getting help.
Perpetrators often make excuses for their violence, for example, blaming alcohol or stress.
Nutrition basics, life stages, food safety, diet and health conditions, nutritional advice and vitamins and supplements.
Mood, healthy thinking, body image, relaxation, relationships and getting help.
Stages, fertility, keeping healthy, health concerns and preparing for birth.
Becoming physically active, safety, types of physical activity and exercise and health conditions.
Effects on your body, smoking-related conditions and quitting.
Obesity and overweight, managing weight and healthy weight loss or gain.
Health, development, puberty, identity, risk taking, school, sex and sexuality and health conditions.
Find information about the broad range of services available to support you as you get older.
If you or someone you care for has an alcohol or drug problem, there are services and support available to help.
Learn more about the wide range of services and support available to carers in Victoria.
Understand the kinds of support that are available to children, their parents and carers in Victoria.
Disability support services are provided by a mix of government, community, private and non-profit organisations.
Learn about the range of services and support that exists for people in emergency situations in Victoria.
End of life and palliative care services can help maintain quality of life by providing relief to pain symptoms as well as emotional, mental and spiritual support.
A hospital stay can be planned or unexpected. Learn about the hospital journey from admission to discharge.
There are a mix of public and private services in place to help people living with mental illness in Victoria.
Learn how to plan and coordinate your own healthcare, and to make the plan that best suits you.
Involving health services early and understanding your childbirth options will give you the best chance of a successful and rewarding birth experience.
Communicating with your healthcare team will help you get the best health outcome.
As they grow and develop, and with the help of adults, children become increasingly aware of how they can manage their own safety, and become safer road users...
Find out more about possible side effects of immunisation...
Some jobs have a higher risk of exposure to infectious diseases, so if your job is one of these, it’s a good idea to check your immunisation status...
Immunisation is one of the safest and most effective ways we know of stopping preventable diseases from spreading. Find out more about immunisation in Australia...
This immunisation checklist will help you prepare so you know what to expect and what information you will need to give your GP or clinic staff before your immunisation...
Immunisation saves lives. It protects you, your family and your community. And it also helps protect future generations by eradicating diseases...
Immunisations are important for you as you get older, because your immune system can become less effective at protecting you from some diseases...
The odds of a young fertile couple conceiving by having sexual intercourse around the time of ovulation (the release of the egg from the ovary) are approximately one in five every month. Around nine...
The Billings method of contraception is a form of natural family planning that teaches a woman to interpret her signs of fertility. It doesn’t rely on any drugs or devices, and there are no side...
We answer some common questions about immunisation, including how immunisation works, why it's important and where you can be immunised...
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