Slip, slop, skin cancer? A quick guide to skin cancer in children
7 September 2017
Living under the harsh Australian sun, it's natural for parents to worry about their child's skin protection. Although skin cancer in children is rare, it's still vital for prevention and early detection that parents know what to look out for. Check out this quick guide to skin caner in children to ensure your kids have healthy skin.
What skin features should my child have checked?
Most children have a few freckles and moles, but if your child's skin is showing abnormal changes, it may be time for a routine skin cancer check.
PPO vs. HMO: Which Health Insurance Plan Should You Choose?
4 September 2017
All Australian residents have access to Medicare, which is the primary health care system. However, research indicates that in addition to this cover, around 57 percent of the residents also take out private insurance. However, in the quest to find additional coverage, very few people understand the complexities of the procedures. Most find themselves stuck between going for preferred provider organizations (PPOs) and health maintenance organizations (HMOs). This article aims at addressing the differences between these two solutions to help you make an informed choice:
How Compounding Helps the Medicine Go Down
30 August 2017
Compounding is a service that all pharmacies once offered, but with the rise of mass-produced medications, it gradually became a specialist service. Put simply, compounding involves making customised drugs to suit a patient's needs precisely, allowing for various possibilities and benefits over standard manufactured medication.
There are plenty of applications for compounding, but one of the most useful for families is making medication better for children. Any parent with a child who's needed medication in the past will understand how difficult it can be, so compounding can be an invaluable resource in keeping your children healthy.
Elderly Population Who Have Physiotherapy: 2 Benefits To Expect
28 August 2017
It is not a lot of fun watching a parent age. The person you looked up to as a child as being able to do anything is now showing signs of decreased vitality and has less range of movement. You want to help your parent during this stage in any way you can, and you have heard that physiotherapy is a good option for older adults. But, how do you sell this idea to your mum or dad?