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  • Why Rechargeable Hearing Aids Are The Future For The Hearing Impaired

    Approximately 14.5% of the Australian population has some form of hearing loss which makes it one of the most common chronic problems affecting the entire country. This number is also only expected to get higher as people live longer and therefore the elderly population increases. Due to this, Australia has been involved with hearing aids for a long time, and one of the largest hearing aid companies in the world was founded in Sydney.
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  • Questions to Ask Your Osteopath Before Back Pain Treatment

    Osteopathy is a whole-body approach to treating musculoskeletal disorders, typically by using massage or manipulations. It can be an effective part of a treatment package for back pain, but it will work best if you understand your treatment. Here are some questions you might want to ask before your appointment. What type of treatment will I receive? Osteopathy is a hands-on treatment that attempts to improve the functioning of your entire bone and muscle system.
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  • 3 Signs Your GP May Need to Check Your Blisters

    While blisters may be troublesome for a while, you don't usually need any medical help to get rid of them. However, sometimes, blisters can be more of a problem and you may need to see your GP to have them checked out and treated. What are the signs that you may need to see a doctor about your blisters? 1. Your Blisters Affect Mobility If you have a regular friction blister that happened after wearing a new pair of shoes, then you can usually manage the blister until your body deals with it.
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  • What To Look For In A Good Sunscreen

    One of the best ways to protect yourself against sunburn is by avoiding the sun. Realistically, this isn't always possible. Spending time outdoors is often necessary for leisure and working purposes, which means you need to focus on other forms of protection. One useful approach is to find a good sunscreen. By putting a little research into the one you choose, your skin should stay healthier for your next visit to the skin cancer clinic.
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  • Does Your Child Need Prescription Eyewear?

    Prescription eyewear is usually associated with adults since it is assumed that the older you get, the worse your vision could become. Nonetheless, in recent years, more and more children need spectacles, and this could perhaps be attributed to long hours spent in front of a screen. And while cutting down screen time could mitigate the problem, it should be noted that if your child's vision were already in jeopardy, it would be best to get them prescription eyewear so that the problem does not become aggravated with time.
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  • Benefits of Laser Dentistry Procedures

    If you are facing dental surgery or a cosmetic procedure, then your dentist may mention laser options. The use of laser dentistry is not new, although most patients do not know it is available for some of the more common dental procedures. If you have the option of going with laser-based procedures, you may want to consider the benefits they can offer for you and your overall oral health. Here are a few of those benefits:
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  • Answering Commonly Asked Questions About Skin Cancer

    Skin cancer is preventable and if caught early can be treated. It can affect just about anyone, but there are those individuals at high risk. It is, therefore, crucial that you are aware of the risk factors and warning signs of skin cancer, how to examine your skin and when you should seek medical advice. What Are the Risk Factors For Skin Cancer? The primary risk factor associated with skin cancer is severe exposure to ultraviolet radiation or UV radiation.
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  • Identifying Multicultural Health Issues to Enhance Better Healthcare

    People are culturally, linguistically and religiously diverse. To effectively achieve the delivery of healthcare services, it is necessary to examine how various factors, including ethnicity and culture, affect healthcare. Understanding a community's needs, beliefs and cultures will lead to better healthcare. Below are key areas that need to be addressed to offer better healthcare that integrates diversity. Different People Have a Different Cultural Lens Everyone has a worldview that is influenced by the culture they grew up in, and it makes them have opinions about other people's behaviours or actions.
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  • Robot Prostate Surgery – Is It Superior to Traditional Surgery?

    Radical prostatectomy, commonly known as robotic laparoscopic prostatectomy, is steadily replacing the conventional prostate surgery. The surgeon, who will go through the motions of the procedure while the fibres in the equipment translate these motions to the robot, carries out this type of operation remotely. Some people may think that visibility will be limited if the surgeon is not standing right by their patient, but the reality is that visibility is even higher through robotic surgery.
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  • Asbestos Testing: All you need to know about asbestos testing

    Asbestos can come in many forms for insulation. Their colours, such as blue asbestos, green asbestos, and brown asbestos on often tell them apart. Asbestos was the most preferred building and thermal insulating material especially in the 1980's due to its strength and inability to burn. However, it emerged that the abrasion, breaking and crumbling of the asbestos released fine asbestos fibres into the air which, when inhaled causes several life-threatening conditions such as lung cancer.
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