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Contact lens care

Find out the different types of contact lenses, how to care for them and tips on handling contact lenses.

Eye Health

Corneal injuries

Injuries to the cornea are common, and may include abrasions and foreign bodies. Find out more about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of corneal injuries.

Eye Health

Water safety

In Australian waterways in the 12 months to 30 June 2017, 291 lives were lost to drowning. Here are some water safety tips for use at swimming pools, inland waterways and the beach.

Travel Health

Muscle workout: chest

Having a strong chest helps to improve the strength in your back muscles and maintain a good posture. Your chest muscles are used for moving your arms across your body and up and down as well as pushing the body away from the arms, as you do when you do push-ups.

Muscle workouts

Muscle workout: hamstrings

Hamstrings are the muscles located at the back of your thigh that run from your hip to behind your knee. Hamstrings make it possible to extend your leg straight behind your body and bend it at your knee. Healthy hamstring muscles should be strong and flexible to easily lengthen and contract your leg.

Muscle workouts

Heart attack recovery

Most people make a good recovery after a heart attack. Cardiac rehabilitation services give support and advice to help you return to an active life and help prevent future heart problems.

Heart & Stroke

Male menopause

Many men report symptoms in their 40s and 50s that may caused by ageing or declining testoterone. Find out about the symptoms and how to help.

Seniors' Health

Motion sickness

Many people eventually grow out of motion sickness (travel sickness), but for those who don’t there are treatments available and things you can do to help prevent it and ease the symptoms.

Travel Health

Heart anatomy

View a picture of the anatomy of the heart, which is made up of 4 compartments: 2 atria and 2 ventricles.

Heart & Stroke

Heat stroke and heat exhaustion

When your body can't keep itself cool you can develop heat illnesses, ranging from heat cramps to heat exhaustion and, most serious of all, heat stroke. Some people are more prone to heat illnesses than others.

Exercise & Fitness

Video: Boredom

Although more obvious in children, we all experience boredom at some time. Adults usually ignore it and move on, but prolonged boredom should not be ignored. Find out how to make boredom work for you.

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