Health e Medical Centre News

Prepare for extreme heat this summer for Geelong residents

November 18, 2019 Summer is fast approaching and the Bureau of Meteorology is warning of increased odds of warmer than average days, coupled with a very dry landscape and a likely late start to the northern wet season, which give a clear indication that we’re likely to see more heatwaves than previously. The health stress from extreme heat...
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Telephone outage

November 1, 2019 Good morning we are experiencing telephone problems for both Health e Medical and Health e Allied Services.  We have forwarded the calls to mobiles however it will only be one line at a time instead of the usual numerous lines availability. We know your call is important and we will be doing our best to...
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Ear suction treatment available in Geelong

October 17, 2019 Are your ears blocked? Our friendly Nurses are available to gently and effectively remove ear wax, foreign bodies and infective debris from your ears using microsuction technology. Microsuction is a gentle, safe and dry ear cleaning method preferred by Audiologists, GP’s and ENT specialist doctors. Whilst it is normal for ears to contain wax and...
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Employee Wellness Programs

September 25, 2019 Employee wellness programs seem to offer obvious benefits.  There’s general well-being, health, happiness and then the pursuit of more happiness. Are you looking to introduce or increase the benefits of employee wellness in your organisation? Employee wellness programs increase healthy behaviour and curb the risk of lifestyle related disease.  In the conclusion of the Rand...
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Geelong’s horror flu season

September 19, 2019 Whilst Spring has commenced we are still reminding Geelong residents to remain vigilant by protecting themselves and others from spreading the flu and cold virus.  If you are still experiencing or feel that  you may have the flu we still have flu vaccinations available.  If you are suffering from cold or flu symptoms we recommend...
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Women’s Health Week at Health e Medical Centre Geelong

September 4, 2019 September 2nd  – 6th  Plant the seeds of good health. Did you know about the new cervical screening test? If your test is “normal” only has to be done every 5 years between the ages of 25-74. When did you last have a Pap smear? cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death of women...
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Geelong Dietitian reports on the recent Heart Foundation dietary advice

August 23, 2019 The new advice, based on a two-year review, focuses on dairy, meat and eggs. The latest Heart Foundation dietary advises that “What we found was that in regard to dairy, the effect of low fat versus full-fat milk, cheese and yoghurt on heart disease risk was really quite neutral. So our advice is changing.”Now, instead...
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Ear suction treatment available in Geelong

August 14, 2019 Are your ears blocked? Our friendly Nurses are available to gently and effectively remove ear wax, foreign bodies and infective debris from your ears using microsuction technology. Microsuction is a gentle, safe and dry ear cleaning method preferred by Audiologists, GP’s and ENT specialist doctors. Whilst it is normal for ears to contain wax and...
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