Where and When To Go For Skin Tests To Check For Cancer

Most Australians are absolutely well informed about the need for skin tests to check for cancer but have no idea when and where they should go for those tests. Here is some information to help you determine the suitable time and location you should go for skin cancer checks. When Should You Go For Skin Tests? You should go for skin tests at least once every year. A check by a physician is crucial because he does more than visually examine your skin. [Read More]

Two Simple Ways to Keep Your Healthcare Costs Low

If you're on a tight budget and would like to minimise the amount you spend on healthcare, here are two tips which may help you to do this. Live a healthy, active lifestyle One of the most effective ways to reduce your risk of having to pay costly medical bills in the future is to lead a healthy and active lifestyle. A huge number of the most common health conditions that affect people today are directly correlated with unhealthy lifestyle choices. [Read More]

Burial of a Loved One: 4 Options

Dealing with death is never easy. If there has been a death in the family and the deceased did not leave any instructions about how they wished their body to be disposed of, you will have to make that decision on their behalf. While there are a number of factors which may influence this decision, such as family traditions, the deceased religious beliefs. Below is a guide to some of the options you have when it comes to laying a loved one to rest. [Read More]

No Bones About It: Orthopaedic Surgeons

Torn ligaments, bone tumours, cerebral palsy, fractures and rheumatoid arthritis. These are just some of the conditions that an orthopaedic surgeon treats, in a variety of ways, as is best suited to the individual patient. An orthopaedic surgeon is a medical specialist who focuses on the proper diagnosis and surgical and non-surgical treatment and rehabilitation of disorders, diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system.  The musculoskeletal system is made up the body's joints, ligaments, muscles, nerves, tendons and bones. [Read More]