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Coping with the summer heat

During extreme heat, whether it is one hot day or a heatwave, remember:  Drink plenty of water, even if you don’t feel thirsty (if your doctor normally limits your fluids, check how much to drink during hot weather). Keep yourself cool by using wet towels, putting your feet in cool water and taking cool (not…

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Have you had your body checked for skin cancer?

Some people are at higher risk of skin cancer than others, but anyone can get it. The most preventable cause of skin cancer is exposure to ultraviolet light either from the sun or from artificial sources like tanning beds The best way to improve the outcome for melanoma and other serious skin cancers is early…

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Legionnaire’s disease found in Melbourne CBD

Legionnaire’s disease has been recently found in Melbourne CBD cooling tower.  Legionnaire’s is a rare form of pneumonia. Not everyone who comes into contact with the bacteria is affected. Early treatment can prevent the disease from becoming severe. The growth of the legionella bacteria in spa’s and cooling towers can be controlled. You can take…

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Free Meningococcal ACWY Vaccine at Central Clinic

Meningococcal disease is caused by bacteria. Although uncommon, it can become very serious, very quickly. Adolescents are at increased risk of meningococcal disease and are more likely to spread the disease to others. The Meningococcal ACWY vaccine is being offered free by the Victorian Government,  to adolescents in Years 10, 11 and 12 at school,…

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Summer swimming causing ear aches and infections.

Central Clinic Advisory: Summer Health Alerts

It’s that time of the year when we are spending more time in the water. This may lead to water becoming trapped in the ear causing discomfort after swimming. Usually the water will drain out naturally or you see people doing the jig, jumping and bobbing their head to one side trying to dislodge the…

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