Reminder – Thunderstorm Asthma

Reminder – Thunderstorm Asthma

  Although it does not happen every year, the events that unfolded in 2016 were a powerful reminder that it is best to be over prepared than under prepared. So what should we do to prepare ourselves? If you have known asthma ensure you have an asthma action plan...
Unsettled or Crying Babies – Colic

Unsettled or Crying Babies – Colic

  By Dr Lisa Prichard Crying is a normal part of your baby’s development. We sometimes use the term ‘colic’ which suggests there is an illness causing your baby’s crying. We now understand that prolonged episodic crying in young babies is common and usually normal....
Whats on in Spring?

Whats on in Spring?

September is World Prostate Health Awareness Month Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men in Australia, affecting one in seven men. There are around 20,000 new diagnoses and sadly, close to 3500 deaths annually. All men over 50 years (or over 40...
Global Physical Activity Survey

Global Physical Activity Survey

It has been well established that participation in regular physical activity has a multitude of health benefits. It can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, dementia and certain types of cancer. It can also improve emotional,...