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Victorian health alerts. 25 Jan 2023 New Murray Valley encephalitis virus detections in northern Victoria. 30 Dec 2022 New Japanese encephalitis case detected in Victoria. 29 Dec 2022 Health warning on Ross River virus, Barmah Forest virus and other mosquito-borne diseases. 28 Dec 2022 Victorian floods.

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Finding reliable health information

(7 days ago) WebSummary. You can find reliable health information at your doctor’s surgery, pharmacies and community health centres. Beware of medical information provided by organisations …

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Regular health checks

(3 days ago) WebRegular health checks can identify any early signs of health issues. When you have a health check, your doctor will talk with you about your medical history, your family’s …

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About the Better Health Channel

(Just Now) WebAbout the Better Health Channel. We provide health and medical information to improve the health and wellbeing of people and the communities they live in. This information is: …

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Health checks for women

(Just Now) WebRegular cervical screening is the best way to protect yourself from cervical cancer. The cervical screening test checks the health of your cervix. This test is like a pap smear, but …

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Health checks for men

(8 days ago) WebHeart health checks for men. If you're 45 and over, or 30 and over if you're of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, you should have a heart health check. This will involve …

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Body mass index calculator for adults

(8 days ago) WebThis calculator is designed for men and women over the age of 18. A healthy BMI for an adult is between 20 and 25. For older Australians over the age of 74 years, your general …

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Mobile phones and your health

(6 days ago) WebMobile telephones and health effects, 2010, Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency. More information here.; IARC classifies radiofrequency electromagnetic …

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Exercise and mental health

(3 days ago) WebAustralia’s physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines, 2017, Australian Government, Department of Health.; Physical activity and sedentary behaviour, 2017, …

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Personal hygiene

(3 days ago) WebHere are some personal hygiene suggestions for women: Menstruation - wash your body, including your genital area, in the same way as you always do. Change tampons and …

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Sexuality explained

(6 days ago) WebSexuality is about your sexual feelings, thoughts, attractions and behaviours towards other people. You can find other people physically, sexually or emotionally attractive, and all …

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Mental health services

(3 days ago) WebYour case manager will help you to access appropriate public mental health services, including community-managed mental health services if required. They will work with …

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Community health centres

(1 days ago) WebCommunity health services aim to improve the health and wellbeing of local residents by: Encouraging people to actively participate in their own health care. Working together …

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Mental health care plans

(1 days ago) WebThings to remember. Mental health care plans are for people with a mental illness who have several healthcare professionals working with them. A care plan explains the support …

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