Feel confident knowing exactly what you’re covered for if you need to go to hospital.
When was the last time you sorted through your medicine cabinet? You may have a collection of medications you no longer use or that have expired. If this is the case, you should consider doing a clean out to get rid of those unwanted medicines.
Did you know that skin cancers rarely hurt? They are more likely to be seen than felt. That’s why it’s important to check your skin regularly for any new spots or changes to existing freckles or moles.
For those who suffer from chronic back pain (around 16% of the Australian population) the effects can cause serious disruption to their lives.
Masterchef finalist Callum Hann, and accredited dietitian Themis Chryssidis share the recipe for a scrumptious white fish with veggies.
A well-stocked pantry is one of the best ways to set yourself up for success in the kitchen. It also means you’re more likely to live a healthy lifestyle!
Sportsmed Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Rob Wallace tells us about joint replacement surgery and how he recommends preparing for it ahead of time.
Dr Tim Henwood, Group Manager, Community Wellness and Lifestyle with Southern Cross Care, tells us about how you can reduce the risk of having a fall at home.
What is the Lifetime Health Cover loading?
Lifetime Health Cover (LHC) is an Australian Government initiative designed to encourage you to take out hospital cover earlier in life, and to keep it. It’s added onto your hospital premium if you wait until after you’re 31 to take it out. Each year you delay, your loading increases by 2%, to a max of 70%.
What are compounded medicines and when might they be beneficial?
We are all unique, with our own genetic and lifestyle health factors. So, it makes sense that sometimes our medication needs to be adjusted for our individual needs. That’s where compounded medicines come in.