72017Mar
How To Add More Vitamin C To Your Diet

How To Add More Vitamin C To Your Diet

As the flu season creeps up on us it is important that you maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle and diet. Vitamin C is known for its health benefits, particularly in fighting the common cold and flu. When you think vitamin C, you inevitably think oranges. But what if we told you that this fruit is…

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72017Jan
5 Simple Ways To Reduce Stress

5 Simple Ways To Reduce Stress

So you’ve ticked off exercise, sleep and meditation but have you tried these for stress relief? Stress is inevitable but it doesn’t need to creep up as frequently as we may allow it to. While the usual stress busters (sleep, healthy balanced eating, low caffeine intake, plenty of water, meditation, exercise) do wonders, here’s a…

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72015Apr
The 2015 Flu vaccine is now available!

The 2015 Flu vaccine is now available!

A reminder that the following groups are eligible for free influenza vaccines: People aged 65 or older Pregnant women at any stage of pregnancy Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 6 months to 5 years or 15 years and older Residents of nursing homes Those predisposed to severe influenza, requiring hospitalisation People who have…

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132015Mar
Flu Season is Just Around the Corner

Flu Season is Just Around the Corner

It’s March, which means flu season is coming. The release of the 2015 flu vax has been delayed by a few weeks, due to some of the strains of influenza changing from last year’s vaccine. This means that the vaccine developers have to change more of the composition of the vaccine. As a result of…

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52015Mar
Don’t Leave Your Travel Vaccinations to the Last Minute

Don’t Leave Your Travel Vaccinations to the Last Minute

For those travelling, healthcare and travel vaccination is often left to the last minute. An unforseen illness can ruin a perfect holiday, so it is recommended to see your GP before travelling to minimise the risks. GPs can advise travellers on risks specific to various regions around the world and in Australia. These pre-travel health…

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252015Feb
We Can Treat Your Varicose and Spider Veins

We Can Treat Your Varicose and Spider Veins

At APS Clinic we also offer treatment for varicose and spider veins. These vascular conditions are caused by the vein walls becoming weak and the valves which regulate blood flow being damaged. This results in a number of symptoms, including swelling, soreness, cramps, itching and even ulcers. The treatment performed by Dr. Naidu at APS…

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182015Feb
Changes to Secondary School Vaccinations

Changes to Secondary School Vaccinations

There are some changes in progress for secondary school vaccinations, with the Boostrix (diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis) vaccine being administered during Year 7 (ages 12-13) rather than the current Year 10 (ages 15-16). To ease these changes through, the free Boostrix vaccination is being made available to all adolescents aged 12-16 throughout 2015. From 2016 onward only Year…

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