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Nutrition, Wellbeing and Menopause

Someone once said to me, “If only they had told me about the weight gain that can occur as a result of menopause, then I would have done something earlier”.  It becomes a battle for women, particularly between the ages of 45 and 55 when they unwillingly ‘climb’ through the symptoms of menopause. As a […]

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Mind Body Soul – The Benefits Of Crystals

Dating back to as early as the stone age, crystals have been used for many purposes including to promote healing, ease the busy mind, even bring wealth into the home.  What is it about crystals that has kept us fascinated for centuries? Crystals are the DNA of the earth,  formed millions of years ago. A […]

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Help At Hand Here for New Mothers!

Meet Shelley McClure MidCoast “Mama to the mummas”! The common saying goes “It takes a village to raise a child” but I believe it also takes a village to support a Mother and family, especially in the early days, weeks and months after birth. Support the Mother and the child will thrive. The postpartum period, […]

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Searching for a new look?

If it’s time for a change and you want something dramatic – try a new hair colour! Changing your hair colour is never an easy decision. Usually clients will be looking through a plethora of magazines to find that one look that you think will suit you. Once you have found the look your after, […]

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Our Cardiologist’s plea to the Candidates for Manning Hospital

WHAT WE ALREADY HAVE: ICU with nurses and ICU specialists. Some of the nurses and all of the ICU specialists have previously worked at the Mayo Cardiac Cath Lab. This is good as some of the nursing staff are already trained and can help provide training to the others. Transthoracic echo and Transesophageal echo services. […]

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The truth on chemical peels

Are you struggling with tired aged looking skin with too many wrinkles? As we try to appear as youthful as possible, we look to services that can help us look younger.  One of the services that stands out, for not only being an effective way to look and feel younger, but can turn back the […]

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How to have the sun kissed look without the burn

It has been one of the hottest summers on record and with temperatures clearing the 35 degree mark  the chance  to have a healthy sun kissed glow becomes more and more remote.  Any time spent out in the sun without broad 50+ sunscreen can result in a burn and it only takes minutes to damage […]

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A NURSE SPEAKS

It had to happen. One of the stoic staff at Manning Hospital is finally speaking out about the struggle to maintain standards and provide patient care consistent with the current accepted standards and guidelines. . . against the odds! A Manning Hospital nurse, let’s call her Miss M, is deeply concerned at the pressure and lack of […]

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How to survive a heart attack when alone.

We contacted Dr Seshasayee Narsimhan, General and Interventional Cardiologist at Manning Hospital, who  sent the following information – What to do when a heart attack occurs? Should you experience a heart attack – regardless of whether you’re alone or in the presence of others – the very first thing to do is to call for emergency […]

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Hair Loss

As many of us have realised, the festive period has been a time where we have added a few kilos and when we look  the mirror we start to realise the long road ahead to getting our weight under control.  What was a really good time only a few weeks ago is now  leading us […]

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The wisdom of life – Ayurveda

Ayurveda has been practised in India for over 6000 years and is regarded at the mother of all healing systems. Based on the sacred book of Hindus which was written about 1800BC, Ayurveda is the sister science to yoga and  based on a holistic approach to managing disease and illness focusing on the root cause […]

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EMERGENCY! OUR HOSPITAL ON LIFE SUPPORT

With announcement of the cutback of services in the cath lab at the Mayo Private Hospital in Taree, there is now nowhere in the Taree area where urgent public and private heart patients can be treated. Of course it’s all in the interpretation. The Mayo states that diagnostic coronary angiograms will continue, but stent procedures […]