The importance of hydration in fitness

The importance of hydration in fitness

What do you consider to be the most important component of your training regime? Is it keeping to the training manual? Perhaps putting in an extra session? Or, maybe it’s maintaining a proper nutrition program.  

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How our doctors look after patients in the after hours.

How our doctors look after patients in the after hours.

Whenever somebody asks me what the best thing about working as a Home Doctor, I have to stop and think. How can I explain the rewarding nature of the job? Firstly, the interesting clinical side, and the challenge of dealing with acute conditions, makes it very professionally rewarding. But more rewarding still are the patients, who are so grateful for the service we provide.

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What to do if you get sunburnt.

What to do if you get sunburnt.

We’ve all done it. Forgotten the sunscreen at the beach. Fallen asleep in the deck chair. Walked to the shops without a hat. Getting sunburnt is unfortunately a fact of life in Australia, where the sun is particularly strong and we all like to spend time out of doors.

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Healthy Apps for the new year

Healthy Apps for the new year

There are so many Apps available now to help us look after our health. Whether it’s eating well, finding the motivation to exercise, quitting smoking or keeping track of medications, there’s an App to help you do it! Here’s a list of our top ten picks for a healthy 2018.

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Keep your cool this summer

Keep your cool this summer

By Dr Umberto Russo MBBS, FRACGP

During Australia’s long hot summer, our doctors visit patients suffering from the ill effects of heat waves and hot weather. Heat-related illnesses can mean mild symptoms like rash or cramps, to serious and life-threatening conditions such as heat stroke.

 

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