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New Self-Collection Service for Cervical Cancer

The Human Papilloma Virus is the number 1 cause of cervical cancer, and most often, there are no symptoms. Most recently, the Australian National Screening Program has introduced Self-Collection to make it easier for women to have a cervical screening test. What is cervical cancer? Cervical cancer occurs when cells mutate and grow abnormally in … Read more

June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Bowel Cancer is Australia’s second-deadliest cancer and, sadly, claims the lives of 101 people every week. It does not differentiate between young or old, but there are modifiable factors that you can do to lower your chances of developing bowel cancer. What is bowel cancer? Bowel cancer (also known as colorectal cancer) is a type … Read more

Winter is the best time for a skin check and here’s why:

It is the most common type of cancer in Australia. More than 13,000 are diagnosed with melanoma in 1 year alone. Treatment and prevention are available. Book your yearly skin cancer check today. What exactly is skin cancer? When we talk about skin cancer, it is important to know that there are 3 different layers … Read more

March is the month to celebrate women: At High Street Medical, we acknowledge IWD by discussing women’s health and their well-being

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In this month’s article, we discuss the complex aspects of women’s health, the burden of disease and how High Street Medical focuses on providing women with the highest quality of care through holistic and evidence-based practice. Understanding women’s health When it comes to talking about women’s health, it is important to understand the different factors … Read more

The myth of invincibility that causes men to avoid the doctor.

It’s a statistical fact; men are less likely to visit a doctor, and when they do, they keep appointments short. Suppose you do not see a GP regularly or at all. In that case, we encourage you to start because statistically, men typically only attend to their health issues in the later stages, and sometimes … Read more

Thunderstorm Asthma: Asthma’s link to wind and rain

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If you’re wondering if a storm can actually make you sick, the answer is yes! Scientists for a long time have studied the relationship between weather and Asthma. And they have all found a strong link between gusting, strong winds, and Asthma. Let’s find out more about Thunderstorm Asthma

It’s time to speak up for Men’s Health – Movember 2021

Creative for High Street Medical Clinic, Movember 2021

Movember supports men’s health issues worldwide, and while you may sport a new moustache to support this global initiative, it’s time to speak up for men’s health. This Movember, shift your focus from treatment to prevention. Read more.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is the breast cancer awareness month, and here at High Street Medical Clinic, we’re serious about this disease. We’ve come up with a blog on the importance about early detection and why you don’t have to be an expert to be breast aware.

Important Announcement | Telehealth as first preference for appointments

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Due to the ongoing coronavirus situation in Melbourne, we have taken the decision to switch to Telehealth as the first preference for all appointments. This is to ensure the safety of our staff and patients and to minimise the risk of becoming an exposure site. This is a short-term change only and we will return to normal … Read more

Women’s Health Week 2021 – Powerful Stuff

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Centred around women’s wellbeing, Women’s Health Week is Australia’s most significant event encouraging women and girls to put their health first. Since its conception in 2013, Women’s Health Week has gained momentum to become one of the nation’s most prominent events celebrating women. This week-long event serves to remind all women and girls to prioritise … Read more

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