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Mar 2020

How Climate Change Can Complicate Pet Ownership

Published in Pets on March 23, 2020

Australia’s summers never used to be this hot. With such extreme conditions, we truly cannot deny the effects of climate change. The recent bushfires and heat waves have brought danger to the lives of many Aussies, wildlife, and even pets. The safety of pets due to climate change has become a health issue after several dogs were reported to have died due to the hot wea...

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Mar 2020

Epworth Celebrates 100 Years

Published in General on March 17, 2020

This March, Epworth HealthCare in Victoria celebrates 100 years of providing excellent medical services and care to patients. Over the years, Epworth massively contributed to providing quality healthcare in Victoria. From being a small community hospital that only accommodated 25 beds to being the biggest non-profit private hospital in the entire state. Dr. Lachlan Henderson...

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Mar 2020

Surgery and Hospital Stays Fact Sheet

Published in General on March 13, 2020

If you’re diagnosed with diabetes and are about to undergo surgery or some type of medical procedure, then there are several things that your doctor might require you to do before getting admitted to the hospital. Here are a couple of things that may affect the levels of your blood glucose: Pain, stress, or anxiety New prescribed medications or anesthesia Fas...

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Mar 2020

Top Tips for helping your pet move in

Published in Pets on March 04, 2020

Most people find moving to be stressful because of the many things we have to sort out. However, it’s not just humans who dread moving. Our pets also get a little stressed out when moving because they can feel terrified and confused about their sudden new environment. To help them with the transition, we must prepare a couple of things for our pets. Here are a few steps t...

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04

Mar 2020

Victorian hospital staff cop racial abuse over coronavirus fears

Published in General on March 04, 2020

According to reports, there are 81,315 cases of COVID-19 globally, wherein 2770 of them had already died. This has caused widespread alarm and caution amongst every individual in the world, which is something to be expected. But sadly, this has also affected how some individuals treat other people as well, particularly those who have an Asian appearance.   Because of pan...

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Feb 2020

Queensland Resort could be coronavirus quarantine site

Published in News on February 28, 2020

In Queensland alone, there have been five confirmed cases of the highly-contagious COVID-19. People who had recently been in contact with a person who has the virus or had a recent travel history to China are required to do self-isolation or home quarantine to control the spread of the virus. As reported by Jeanette Young, the Chief Health Officer of Queensland, there are more...

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Feb 2020

5 Reasons Hiding A Pet From Your Landlord Is a Really Bad Idea

Published in Pets on February 24, 2020

t’s common for many rental spaces to have a no pets policy for various reasons such as protecting other tenants who might be allergic to pets, promoting cleanliness in the area, avoiding wear and tear issues, not having an insurance policy that covers pets, and more. Unfortunately, some pet owners think that they can get away with this rule by sneaking in their animal bes...

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Feb 2020

Kira's Courage

Published in General on February 21, 2020

Kira is an 11-month-old fighter. Not too long ago, she suffered from five fatal abdominal and cardiac illnesses. One of her life-threatening conditions include being born with a heart located outside her chest.   She’s currently preparing for her first birthday, a celebration although typical to other babies, is already a big milestone for Kira. Her parents, Kim an...

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Feb 2020

How Do We Celebrate 'Love Your Pet Day'?

Published in Pets on February 20, 2020

Pet owners know that being affectionate to their animal besties is an important part of their daily routine. Although it’s great that we express our love for them every day, there’s also nothing wrong with allocating a special day to love and celebrate them even more.   What Exactly is Love Your Pet Day?   While most people only know about Valentine...

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Feb 2020

8 Essential Items for Long Hospital Stays

Published in Tips on February 17, 2020

There’s a certain level of stress that comes with getting admitted to the hospital for a considerable amount of time. Although you’re technically getting treated to make your condition better, the gloomy atmosphere inside your hospital room plus the lack of things to do can make you feel uneasy during your stay. If you’re someone who gets admitted multiple tim...

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