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Health benefits of swimming

Swimming is a great low-impact activity you can do at any age. These tips will help you get started.

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Water safety isn't just swimming between the flags

When you think of water safety, you might think of young children. But adults with pre-existing medical conditions and those 'under the influence' are also at risk.

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Beach safety

While lifesavers watch over you, it’s important that you learn about the flags, signs and rip currents. Here’s how to enjoy a safe day at the beach.

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How long should you stay out of the pool after diarrhoea?

Summer's here, which means more pool time. But it's important to not go swimming in pools if infected with Cryptosporidium – a parasite that causes diarrhoea.

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Swimmer's ear (otitis externa)

Swimmer's ear is an inflammation or infection of the outer ear canal. There are several things you can do to prevent it.

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Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM)

Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM), also called amoebic meningitis, is a rare, but serious disease that leads to inflammation of the brain.

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Eczema

Eczema causes red, itchy and dry skin, which can be very irritating. But there are many ways to manage eczema, including avoiding triggers.

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The 5 biggest sunscreen mistakes people make

Around 2.7 million Australians get sunburnt every weekend, according to the Cancer Council. Here are the biggest mistakes people make using sunscreen.

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Healthy things to do with your kids these school holidays

Check out these healthy activity ideas if you're struggling to find things to do with your children these summer school holidays.

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Grommets

Grommets are tiny tubes inserted into the eardrum after repeated ear infections or ‘glue ear’. Learn more here about how to care for a child with grommets.

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