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Benefits of Physical Activities and Exercises for Preventing Parkinson’s

As April marked Parkinson’s Awareness Month, we’re reminded of the incredible resilience and determination of those living with this challenging condition. While there’s still much to be learned about Parkinson’s disease, one thing is clear – the role of physical activity in prevention and management cannot be overstated. Engaging in regular exercise has been shown

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Three Points To Know About Women’s Health

“Women’s Health” is a topic as vast as any ocean, encompassing a wide range of issues and talking points, something it shares with the month of March. March holds many health events, including: Hearing Awareness Week  and World Hearing Day  World Glaucoma Week  Coeliac Awareness Week  World Kidney Day  International Day of Happiness  World Down

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Common Heart Health Misconceptions That You Should Know

February marked an important month for heart health with two key events—that’s in addition to Valentine’s Day. 19-25 February was Heart Valve Disease Awareness Week and the whole month was REDFEB’s Heart Research Month. As many of our patients know, the Duff Street Medical Clinic community is big on heart health Heart health affects us

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Four Ways To Make 2024 Your Year Of Better Health

Did you know? According to Time Magazine, 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by February. More drop off over the following months, leaving only 8% of people sticking with their goals the entire year. Less than one in ten. FYI, research by finder.com.au found that this year, 73% of Australians (14.8 million people) have set

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Staying Active and Healthy During the Holidays

With Christmas and time off fast approaching, many of us are entering ‘holiday mode’, a pretty nice mode to be in. However, when in such a mode, it can be easy to put physical activity and health on the backburner. We list ways to stay active and healthy during the holidays and beyond Why stay

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National Nutrition Week – 4 Tips (Plus 3 Myths Busted)

Although good nutrition is an everyday-of-the-year thing, 15-21 October marks National Nutrition Week. National Nutrition Week brings budget-friendly, simple solutions to help you achieve your daily 5 servings of vegetables. The main message: “every veg counts” means that with a veggie-based diet, you’re investing in your health—most certainly a wise move and something National Nutrition

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