When feeling unwell, it can be difficult to determine the appropriate measures for your recovery. You will likely have many questions - do I need to stay home from work? Should I visit a GP? Do I need to go to the emergency department?
Swaddling has been done for centuries to help settle a newborn baby. It feels more familiar to them – they’ve been tucked up in your womb until now and lots of space can feel foreign
Parkinson’s disease affects 100,000 Australians, second only to dementia when it comes to neurological disease cases. Chances are you or someone you know will be affected by the disease, so it’s important to stay informed and be aware of the relevant forms of help available.
For first time parents, the task of packing a hospital bag can feel overwhelming. The struggle of deciding what to pack and what to leave home is very real!
If you have blocked coronary arteries, your doctor may recommend a heart bypass operation to create new pathways for those arteries to deliver blood to your heart.
Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australian males, with 3,500 Aussie men dying from it each year.
Leaving hospital is just the beginning of your recovery from a heart attack. Most people survive a first heart attack and go on to live healthy, productive lives. But after one heart attack, unfortunately you’re at increased risk of another. Here are some tips to help you feel better - and stay well - into the future.
We know that staying on top of your weight can sometimes seem like an overwhelming task. Here’s some things to consider when trying to maintain a healthy body weight.
If you look closely, you will see them on people’s wrists everywhere. Smart watches or fitness trackers claim to count your steps, measure your sleep, calculate calories, document your heart rate, and now, some even test your heart function with an ECG.
Trying to keep on top of your health at work can be a trying task. Here’s some tips we suggest so you can perform at your best.
Bowel cancer is traditionally associated with older people but with an increasing incidence in those under 50, doctors are encouraging younger people to monitor their bowel health.
This week is World Breastfeeding Week, every year the world takes the time to recognize just how invaluable breast milk is for new babies around the globe.
Being ill can be quite a distressing time for children, but our Richmond ED is open and here to reassure you 24/7.
Living purposefully and intentionally, moment to moment.
We sat down with Maya, Director of Strategy and Operations, Karla, a Mental Health Social Worker and Rosie, a Clinical Nurse Educator from Epworth Clinic to talk about what it’s like in a day of an in-patient.
More accurate than the Pap smear the cervical screening test is paving the way forward for prevention and reduction in cervical cancer diagnosis.
It’s the most common type of cancer in women, with 1 in 8 being diagnosed across Victoria alone. It’s time to talk seriously about breast awareness and cancer care.
We caught up with Dr Kent Kuswanto, Epworth obstetrician and gynaecologist to talk all things periods.