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Tetanus is an infection that can be fatal. Because of vaccination, few people now get tetanus infection in Australia. Learn more about tetanus here.
Wounds, cuts and grazes
Minor wounds like cuts and grazes can usually be treated without medical attention, by keeping them clean and preventing infection. Find out how.
Dog, cat and bat bites
Dog and cat bites are the most common types of animal bite. Here's what to do if you get bitten by an animal, or come into contact with a bat.
Immunisation or vaccination - what's the difference?
What's the difference between immunisation and vaccination? Find out how vaccines work and the difference between primary and booster doses.
Diphtheria is a rare infectious bacterial disease that usually affects the nose and throat. Learn more about its vaccination, symptoms and how it spreads.
Find out why vaccinations are important before you travel overseas, and learn about the vaccines you need to consider, their side effects and safety.
Obesity at conception linked to pregnancy complications
Women should lose weight before getting pregnant if they're obese or overweight, experts say, as excess weight at conception is linked to pregnancy complications.
Mouth and tongue cuts
Cuts to the mouth and tongue can happen after a fall or knock to the head. Most are minor and heal on their own, but some may require medical treatment.
Burns and scalds
Burns are common and causes include sunburn, scalds from hot water and chemical burns. Read about the symptoms of and treatment options for burns.
Ice (crystal meth)
Ice, also known as crystal meth, is a very addictive illegal drug. Find out more about ice, including what it is and the dangers of its use.