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Sport and Drugs
The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) is a government statutory authority that is Australia’s driving force for pure performance in sport. It is the organisation with prime responsibility for implementation of the World Anti-Doping Code (the Code) in Australia.
75% of breast cancers are detected in women aged over 50. Put yourself first - prioritise your health. Book your breast screen today.
Quit smoking now
Change your life today and improve your health and life by quiting smoking.
Pregnancy and Children’s Health
South Australian Government site. Good for Children’s Illnesses and Pregnancy issues.
Australian Conservation Foundation
To have a healthy body we all need a healthy planet to live on. Visit ACF for all the latest environmental news.
Please visit your Queanbeyan GP every 5 months for a routine Diabetes check. Diabetes Australia can explain what is required for an Anuual Cycle of Care and a GP Diabetes Care Plan.
The Cord Blood Center
Stem cells in your baby's umbilical cord blood can replace damaged cells inside the body. These new cells repair wounds, restore lost brain functions and increase healthy blood count. Medical experts discover new treatments every year, which means stored cord blood will become more valuable over time. Find out more about cord blood, life-saving stem cell treatments and what these advances in regenerative therapy mean for your family.
Mesothelioma Prognosis Network
Survivors enjoy longer, healthier lives with loved ones thanks to our network of specialized mesothelioma doctors and cancer treatment centers. There is hope, and we can help.
To find out more about the Mesothelioma Prognosis Network, click here.
Diabetes Risk Calculator
Go online to the Diabetes Australia website and complete the Diabetes Type 2 Risk Assessment by clicking here
Meningococcal disease is a life-threatening illness spread through coughing, sneezing or close contact with infected people, and can cause septicaemia and meningitis. Several vaccines against meningococcal disease are available in Australia for all age groups, including babies and young children.
From 1st May 2017, All NSW and ACT students in year 11 and 12 will be offered free meningococcal vaccination to combat the rise in W strain cases.
Core 23 BioBank
Core 23 Biobank is dedicated to using state of the art cord blood banking technology to help protect your family from life threatening diseases. Umbilical cord blood has been used in the treatment of more than 80 diseases including Leukemia, Lymphoma, and a wide range of other conditions. Core 23 Biobank is a nationwide company with more cord blood educators per patient than any other cord blood bank in the country.
Preparing for the Death of a Terminally-Ill Loved One
Some might think knowing of a loved one’s impending passing in advance somehow eases the pain, but anyone who’s experienced it would tell you it’s one of the most difficult challenges a person could ever face.
This site can help you understand what to Expect, and How to Help the Entire Family Move Forward
Living with Cancer
Rather than surrendering to despair and impersonal medical treatments, growing numbers of cancer patients are empowering themselves with information and control over their therapies. The trend is finding acceptance in mainstream medicine and helping people with cancer lead healthier lives.
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Coping with a Child’s Illness While You’re in Recovery
Getting the news that your child is dangerously–perhaps even fatally–ill is one of the most difficult things any parent will ever go through. It is life-changing, and for many, it seems like a nearly impossible task to get through . It’s a terrible thing, to watch a child go through an illness or deal with life-altering consequences, and it can lead to depression and other mood disorders very quickly. For that reason, it’s imperative to make a conscious decision now to learn coping methods that are healthy.