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Diphtheria

Diphtheria is a rare infectious bacterial disease that usually affects the nose and throat. Learn more about its vaccination, symptoms and how it spreads.

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Whooping cough

Whooping cough is a contagious bacterial infection and is most serious in babies. Here’s how to spot the symptoms and protect infants.

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Health checks for babies

Shortly before or after your baby is born, you'll be given a Child Health Record booklet. In Australia, this usually has a blue cover and is often called 'the blue book'.

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Peripheral neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy can cause pain, numbness or tingling in the arms and legs because of damage to the nerves. Learn about some of the possible causes here.

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Immunisation or vaccination - what's the difference?

What's the difference between immunisation and vaccination?

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Immunisation and vaccinations for your child

Immunisation is a simple, safe and effective way of protecting children against certain diseases. Discover more about childhood vaccinations.

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Manage your health in your 50s

Once you’re in your 50s, you need to be aware of the health conditions that increasingly affect people at this age. Learn how to reduce your risks and to manage your health at this stage of life.

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Manage your health in your 60s

If you are in your 60s, you should be aware of common conditions, their signs and symptoms, and how to prevent them to stay healthy.

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Manage your health in your 70s and older

If you are 70 or older, you should be aware of common health conditions and their signs, and take steps to prevent them. Learn how to manage your health as you age.

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