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Women’s Health Week 2021

Women’s Health Week 2021

6th-10th September, we are celebrating all women, using this as an excuse to put yourself and your health first!   The Jean Hailes Women’s Health Week is a campaign of events and online activities – all centred on improving women’s health and helping you make...

World Heart Day

World Heart Day

Every day in Australia, around 115 people die from cardiovascular disease – The Heart Foundation (2021).   The biggest contributors to the burden of heart and the blood vessel disease are: High blood pressure Poor diet High cholesterol   For many of us,...

Stress at Work

Stress at Work

‘Work-related stress is a growing problem around the world that affects not only the health and well-being of employees, but also the productivity of organisations.’ Better health (2020).   Work-related stress arises where work demands of various types and...

World Alzheimer’s Day

World Alzheimer’s Day

Tuesday 21st September is World Alzheimer's Day.   Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive form of dementia. Dementia is a broader term for conditions caused by brain injuries or diseases that negatively affect memory, thinking, and behavior.   Alzheimer’s...

Headache Awareness Week

Headache Awareness Week

Monday 20th - Friday 24th September is Headache Awareness Week.   It’s estimated that 7 in 10 people have at least one headache each year. – Healthline (2017).   What is a headache? A headache is a very common condition that causes pain and discomfort in the...

World Lymphoma Awareness Day (15th Septemer)

World Lymphoma Awareness Day (15th Septemer)

World Lymphoma Awareness Day raises awareness of cancers of the lymphatic system.   What is lymphoma? Lymphoma is a type of blood cancer, a cancer of the lymphocytes (the white blood cells that help to fight infection). Lymphocytes are found in a liquid called...