Let’s Talk… Testicular Screening

Each year, around 800 Australians are diagnosed with testicular cancer. That’s about one in every 100 cancers in males. It’s the most common cancer found in young men aged between 20 and 39. Here’s the good news: more than 9 out of 10 people with testicular cancer can be…

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Let’s Talk…GP Management Plans

Have you heard of a GP Management Plan? A GP Management Plan or “GPMP” is a document detailing a course of action recommended by your GP if you are experiencing a specific, chronic (long term) medical condition. It’s there to help, and…

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Funded whooping cough vaccine

The Department of Health and Human Services is now funding whooping cough vaccine for all pregnant women from 28 weeks gestation and parents or guardians of new born babies. Caroline Springs Doctors highly recommend all pregnant women and partners as well as parents and guardians of newborn…

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Using medical advice to choose lifestyle changes

Paleo, sugar-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, meat-free, low-carb – so many people are making significant dietary lifestyle changes without a full understanding of the food their body needs to stay healthy now – and in the future. The desire to make dietary changes is often fuelled by body image concerns or as a response to avoid further complications later on from…

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