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myDr

myDr is an independent Australian website providing free health and medicines information for consumers. myDr aims to help Australians manage their health, and that of their families, with relevant, easy to understand information written specifically for them.

myDr covers medical conditions, giving information on symptoms, diagnosis, tests, treatments and self-help. They have a wealth of information to help you with your medicines and the largest online database of Consumer Medicines Information (CMI) in Australia. myDr brings you the latest information on nutrition and exercise, and has a large library of online health tools and calculators to help you manage your health. The myDr news team report the key health stories each week. In addition, if you need a patient support group, myDr enables you to search for a relevant group in your area.

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Dandruff - myDr.com.au

Dandruff is when your scalp sheds excessive amounts of larger-than-normalskin flakes. These flakes stick to the hair shafts, eventually falling on the collars and shoulders of clothes.

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Choose the right exercise for you - myDr.com.au

Select types of exercise that fit your lifestyle and that you enjoy, because the benefits of exercise depend on you doing it regularly and for the long term.

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First aid for bites and stings - myDr.com.au

First aid tips for bites and stings from some of the most venomous creatures in the world - snakes, spiders, jellyfish, blue ringed octopus and cone snail - all of whichare found in Australia.&n

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Prescription medicines - myDr.com.au

Prescription medicines are an important part of treating and preventing illness. However, incorrect use of these medicines can make them unsafe.

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Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia - myDr.com.au

Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia is a condition that causes malformations of the small blood vessels in multiple areas throughout the body.

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Measles: what you need to know - myDr.com.au

Measles is a very infectious and potentially serious illness that is caused by a type of virus called paramyxovirus. It is spread from person to person by coughing, sneezing or sometimes kissing.

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Travel medical kit checklist - myDr.com.au

Stay safe when you are travelling with this checklist of handy health supplies. Find out what to take in your travel medical kit on myDr.com.au.

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Bites and stings - first aid - myDr.com.au

First aid for bites and stings from Australia's venomous creatures. Find out what to do if you're bitten or stung.

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Adolescents: advice for parents - myDr.com.au

Adolescence is often a difficult time for parent and child. Get some tips on parenting adoescents.

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Paget's disease of bone - myDr.com.au

Paget's disease of bone is characterised by repeated episodes of increased bone resorption followed by excessive attempts at repair.

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