Newsletter – June – July 2022

Non – Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

This occurs when fat accumulates in the liver of a person who drinks little or no alcohol.


Read more

Flash Burns to the Eye

Flash burns occur when a strong  light burns the eye's surface (cornea). Causes include welding with sparks flying, skiing without glasses, or using sun lamps. Symptoms include pain and burning in the eye, watery or bloodshot eyes and blurred vision. It can start up to 12 hours after exposure.


Read More

Post Traumatic Stress

First described in the 1970"s in Vietnam War Veterans, PTSD is a reaction that people can develop after being through or witnessing a traumatic event which threatened the life or safety of themselves or others.


Read More

Heartburn in Pregnancy

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), commonly known as reflux, occurs when acid from the stomach goes up into the base of the oesopheagus.


Read More


Mental Health remains an area where less progress has been made than we would like. There have been significant amounts of money spent which implies that more than just dollars are needed.


Read More