Newsletter – April – May Edition


This is a burning pain in the chest or upper abdomen caused by acid "leaking" from the stomach into the oesophagus. It is also known as reflux and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD).


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It is estimated that at the turn of the 20th century, the average person slept for nine hours each night. By the turn of the 21st century. this has shrunk to seven and a half hours.


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Diabetes – differences between Type 1 and Type 2

There are two types of diabetes, broadly divided into insulin-requiring (type 1) and non-insulin requiring (type 2). This is not absolute, as some people who do not need insulin at the start may go on to do so.


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Managing Sun Damaged Skin

After summer is a good time to have a skin check. Australia has the highest rates of skin cancer in the world.


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Checking for Headlice – signs and symptoms

Lice are annoying but not serious. Head lice are tiny, wingless insects that are common in school-age children but can potentially affect anyone.


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Recipe for this edition

Caramelised Onion Tart


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