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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.
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.
Palliative care can help maintain quality of life by providing relief to pain symptoms as well as emotional, mental and spiritual support.
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...
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...
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...
Some types of blue-green algae produce toxins that can harm humans and animals when swallowed, inhaled or touched. People and pets should not enter the water at locations affected by blue-green algae...
Bushfire smoke can reduce air quality in rural and urban areas, and may affect people’s health. Planned burns are an important part of reducing the risk of bushfires...
The most common travel-related illnesses are gastrointestinal diseases from poorly prepared foods or untreated water...
Choosing a school for a child with a disability takes careful planning and the school you choose should offer disability support programs that suit your child’s needs...
Before six months, breastmilk or formula is the only food and drink that your baby needs...
Good nutrition and physical exercise help to keep Koori kids healthy and avoid diseases when they get older...
You can buy more food if you spend most of your money on basic healthy foods like bread, cereals, fruit and vegies...
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