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Whooping Cough immunization for all ages

(Because love and good intentions aren’t enough to protect a newborn.) Right now, there is a sense of urgency in community health sectors around the world because, after years of effective immunization and disease control, Whooping Cough (also known as Pertussis) is coming back with a vengeance. For decades, the unimmunized among us had a … Continue reading Whooping Cough immunization for all ages

A Grand Design For The Hills Medical

The Hills Medical provides specialist services without patients having to leave the mountain It took 15 months of planning, three months of building works, much mud and hundreds of questions from intrigued patients before the ‘Grand Design’ first floor extension to The Hills Medical was completed. In 2004, when the ‘Arboreal Hall’ was purchased for … Continue reading A Grand Design For The Hills Medical

Being Active In The Hills

When your doctor suggests that you need to be more active, where do you start? Living in an environment like ours should be synonymous with activity; a life lived in the fresh air, enjoying the great outdoors. But when it’s foggy or we’re running late, it’s so much easier to jump in the car and … Continue reading Being Active In The Hills

Staying Healthy During a Bushfire

The Dandenong Ranges is one of the most beautiful places in the world. And for a few days each year, our decision to live in this hilly, eucalypt forest environment, in summer, brings with it an obvious risk. A sensible, achievable Personal Bushfire Safety Plan is an important tool in a bushfire emergency. The CFA’s … Continue reading Staying Healthy During a Bushfire