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6 Signs You Need a New Doctor

Ever feel like you’re doctor isn’t really listening? Well, that suspicion is probably true. An analysis published in January 2019 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine found that patients get roughly 11 seconds to explain the cause for their visit before doctors interrupt. The findings, along with prior research showing roughly half of our… Read More »

10 Signs Your Flu Might Be Deadly

Conditions The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 80,000 people died from the flu last year alone. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe this season. What is the flu? eldar nurkovic/Shutterstock The flu is a contagious respiratory illness that’s caused by influenza viruses, according to the Centers for Disease Control… Read More »

Measles outbreak: Spot the signs early

A child has become the third person diagnosed with the measles in less than a week in NSW, sparking an alert. NSW Health have urged people to be on the lookout for the signs and symptoms of the disease, which has broken out over the Christmas-New Year period. Measles is a highly infectious viral illness… Read More »