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‘slow and steady’ exit from lockdown as victorian government sets sights on ‘covid-normal’ christmas

‘Slow and steady’ exit from lockdown as Victorian government sets sights on ‘COVID-normal’ Christmas

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Erik Anderson/AAP The Victorian government today announced the eagerly anticipated roadmap out of COVID-19 lockdown. It features several steps that reflect a much slower relaxing of restrictions than last time around.   While the government has...
patients with covid-19 shouldn’t have to die alone. here’s how a loved one could be there at the end

Patients with COVID-19 shouldn’t have to die alone. Here’s how a loved one could...

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Image: Shuttlestock While the number of new COVID-19 cases in Victoria continues to trend downwards, we’re still seeing a significant number of deaths from the disease. The ongoing outbreaks in aged care, and the fact...
helping our littlest stroke survivors thrive

Helping our littlest stroke survivors thrive

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To mark  National Stroke Week (Aug 31 - Sept 6),  Stroke Foundation has launched Our Family's Stroke Journey, an information pack specifically designed for paediatric stroke survivors.   Stroke Foundation National Manager StrokeConnect Jude Czerenkowski said she...
cannabis history explained: 5 facts to know

Cannabis History Explained: 5 Facts to Know

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  Marijuana, hash, ganja, weed, pot, etc. are the slangs used to describe the cannabis plant’s proportions. We have somewhat known cannabis since the dawn of humankind. It is one of the oldest psychoactive compounds...
what does it take to successfully work in childcare?

What Does It Take to Successfully Work In Childcare?

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Childcare is one of the most underrated career opportunities out there and at the same time one of the hidden gems of the work field. The perception and status of childcare workers have changed...
what is the covid ‘bubble’ concept, and could it work in australia?

What is the COVID ‘bubble’ concept, and could it work in Australia?

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Picture: Shuttlestock The concept of a COVID-19 “germ bubble” refers to close contacts with whom we don’t practise mask use or keep physical distancing. In strict lockdown, this generally means just the members of...
a 360-degree overview of all-on 4 implants

A 360-degree overview of All-on 4 implants

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Teeth are one of the most important parts of the body that are constantly put to use round the clock. You can tell that your teeth affect the overall health of the body. If...
5 practical tips to boost your self confidence

5 Practical Tips to Boost Your Self Confidence

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Oprah Winfrey, John Lennon, and Marilyn Monroe have one thing in common. They struggled with low self-esteem at some point in their lives. While not all of us can become celebrity talk show hosts...
children might play a bigger role in covid transmission than first thought. schools must prepare

Children might play a bigger role in COVID transmission than first thought. Schools must...

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Picture: Shuttlestock Over last weekend, the World Health Organisation made an announcement you might have missed. It recommended children aged 12 years and older should wear masks, and that masks should be considered for those aged...

View from The Hill: The role of ‘profit’ is the elephant in the aged...

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Picture: Mick Tsikas/AAP Scott Morrison finds himself besieged on two fronts in the political war over aged care. The royal commissioners inquiring into the sector have made their second sortie within days into the debate,...