Preventative Health

Preventing skin cancer
Cancer 17 Jan 2015

Preventing skin cancer

Help prevent skin cancer by seeking shade, using sunscreen and wearing a hat and protective clothing whenever you are in the sun. But some sun…
Hand hygiene technique: Hand washing with soap and water
General 27 Aug 2013

Hand hygiene technique: Hand washing with soap and water

This article explains the correct technique to wash your hands, an easy and effective way to prevent the spread of infection.
Nasal sprays and washes for cold and flu
Children's health 27 Aug 2013

Nasal sprays and washes for cold and flu

Nasal irrigation (washing the nasal cavity with fluid) can be used to remedy cold and flu symptoms like a blocked nose and is usually used…
Cough and sneeze etiquette
Children's health 28 Jul 2013

Cough and sneeze etiquette

Cough and sneeze etiquette refers to simple hygiene practices everybody can take to prevent passing on respiratory infections like cold and flu to other people.
Cold and flu prevention at work
Infections 14 Jul 2013

Cold and flu prevention at work

Cold and flu spread easily in the workplace. Occupational health and safety measures for cold and flu prevention include employees getting a flu shot and…
Living well with psoriasis
Infections 15 Nov 2012

Living well with psoriasis

A psoriasis rash is physically uncomfortable, but also associated with a range of psychological issues. It can affect your social life and relationships.
Diabetes and eye diseases
Eye Care 06 Aug 2012

Diabetes and eye diseases

Diabetes is a condition that affects the body’s ability to control sugar levels. This can be due to autoimmune damage to the pancreas (Type 1),…
Medicine or Drug Overdose
Children's health 26 Jul 2012

Medicine or Drug Overdose

A drug overdose occurs after a person consumes too much of a drug, medication or poison. Overdose can occur accidentally when a person inadvertently takes…
Toilet Training (Potty Training)
Children's health 07 Feb 2012

Toilet Training (Potty Training)

Toilet training is an important developmental milestone and can be a challenging step for both parents and toddlers.