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Hospital and intensive care for COVID-19

If you have COVID-19 and must be admitted to hospital, here’s what to expect and how you might be treated.

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How to treat mild COVID-19 symptoms and who can have oral antiviral treatments for COVID-19

Most adults with a mild case of COVID-19 can treat their symptoms at home and recover in a few days. That is by resting at home, taking pain relief and cough medicines and keeping hydrated. But will that be enough for everyone?

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Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)

Using the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), Australians can access a wide range of prescription medicines without paying full price.

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Over-the-counter (OTC) medicines

There are some medicines you don't need a prescription for. These are called over-the-counter (OTC) medicines.

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Residential care

Find information and resources here on residential care services that provide accommodation and support for people who can no longer live at home.

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Stay safe while flying with diabetes

If you live with diabetes and travel by plane, forward preparation is crucial. Use these tips on meals, insulin and emergency planning so you arrive safely.

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The role of cortisol in the body

The role of cortisol is important and has many functions in your body. Find out what happens if you have too little or too much cortisol and the suggested treatment.

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With the healthdirect app, you're in safe hands

Almost 4 in 5 Australians search the internet for health topics and symptoms. Download the new, supercharged healthdirect app and get the right information.

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How is dementia diagnosed? - video transcript

How is dementia diagnosed? - video transcript

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Buying medicines online

Buying medicines on the internet has its advantages, but there is a risk of losing your money, damaging your health or breaking the law.

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