Two Ways to Keep Your Healthcare Costs Low

Posted on: 12 September 2017

If you're on a very tight budget and want to keep your healthcare costs as low as possible, here are a few tips which should help you to do this. Don't ignore minor health concerns Ignoring seemingly minor health problems can lead to a lot of pain, suffering and expensive medical bills. For example, imagine that you cut your hand open with a sharp implement whilst preparing a meal, or doing some DIY around the house.
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Slip, slop, skin cancer? A quick guide to skin cancer in children

Posted on: 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.
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PPO vs. HMO: Which Health Insurance Plan Should You Choose?

Posted on: 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:
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How Compounding Helps the Medicine Go Down

Posted on: 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.
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