For Diabetes Week, Rural Doctors Foundation explores the common contributing factors to diabetes. We also look at common symptoms to look out for and what you should do if you think you may have diabetes.
Did you know that the burden of disease caused by drinking alcohol is also 2.1 times higher for those in remote locations as compared to major cities.
Find out how much is too much and what you can do to reduce your alcohol consumption.
Over 60% of people who receive the free Bowel Cancer Screening kit do not complete the test.
Many people with bowel cancer do not have any symptoms. Rural Doctors Foundation encourages everyone to take the test.
It could save your life.
For Kidney Week, we look at how important our kidneys are in keeping us healthy. We provide tips for looking after your kidneys.
On average, one man dies by suicide every minute of every day. Stronger social connections can reduce the risk of suicide. That means more men talking about stuff that really matters. And Movember is aiming to raise awareness and provide useful tools to support those in crisis.
Social connection is so important, particularly as we get older.
Having celebrated his 60th birthday and becoming a grandfather recently, Tarun Sen Gupta is all about social connection. Anyone who knows Tarun knows he loves to be surrounded by people, telling stories of his remarkable life and adventures.
This article shares his views on the importance of staying connected.
We all know that reducing our alcohol consumption is a good thing. But sometimes, it is easier said than done. This Ocsober, Rural Doctors Foundation has five great tips to help you drink less.
And the good news is that the benefit of less alcohol can be felt in just a few days.
During Breast Cancer Awareness month, Rural Doctors Foundation encourages a visit to your rural GP for a breast check.
Anyone can get breast cancer. Men and women. Young and old. Breast cancer does not discriminate.
The good news is that early detection significantly increases the chance of surviving the disease.
As we take time out on Father’s Day to celebrate that special man in our life – remember that good health is the best gift.
As you acknowledge how special your dad is to you – take time to check in on his health and encourage your dad to get a regular check with his doctor.
This is even more important for those living in rural and remote communities as early detection of diseases like prostate cancer can save his life!
With colder temperatures and a lower resistance to the flu, many Australians are suffering this winter. Follow these simple tips to improve your chances of staying healthy this winter.