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Brown Snake Bite - Emergency Action

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Australia has a large population of poisonous (venomous) snakes.  Although snakes usually try to avoid people, encounters frequently occur accidentally, and there are approximately 3,000 snake bites reported every year, a couple of which will be fatal.  The widespread Common or Eastern Brown Snake is responsible for around fifty per cent of these bites. Do you know what first aid action to take if a member of your family is bitten by a Brown Snake?

9 May 2016

Managing your early-onset rheumatoid arthritis

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Arthritis can be a painful and debilitating condition. For some people who suffer from early onset rheumatoid arthritis having an integrated care plan for the arthritis can help to not only manage the pain but can limit the progression of the disease. Here are some of the important steps to managing  Regular meetings with a general practitioner  General practitioners (GPs) can help patients by prescribing pain medication as well as steroid treatments to help reduce joint swelling and inflammation (both oral medication and direct injections depending on the severity of any outbreak).

8 April 2016