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HIV infection and AIDS

Today, people with HIV are unlikely to develop AIDS if they get effective treatment. Here’s what to do if you think you might have been exposed.

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HIV and AIDS medication (antiretrovirals)

Medications used to fight HIV are called antiretrovirals. They work to stop the virus multiplying and help protect the immune system from damage caused by HIV.

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Hearing aids

A hearing aid is a small electronic device to help people hear better. Learn more about the different types of hearing aids and where and how to get hearing aids.

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First aid basics

First aid covers how to help an injured or sick person in the first minutes after the event. Learn about the DRSABCD action plan and where to learn first aid.

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First aid kits

An organised and properly stocked first aid kit can give you peace of mind in a medical emergency.

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Asthma First Aid App

The Asthma First Aid App is an educational tool developed by Asthma Australia for people with asthma, their families and carers. It provides easy access to the asthma first aid steps in both live and training versions. Learn more here.

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Memory aids in the home and dementia

Trusted information about dementia and memory aids in the home, including how to help the person with dementia feel safe, comfortable and independent

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Stinging plants

It can be difficult to know if a sting from a plant is dangerous or not. This article explains the best first aid treatment depending on the plant involved.

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Spider bites

Bitten by a spider? Not sure what to do? This article explains the best first aid treatment depending on the type of spider involved.

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Snake bites

About 100 Australian snakes are venomous. Although only 12 are likely to inflict a wound that could kill you. Learn about first aid for snake bites.

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