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Managing the My Aged Care Process

The Older Women’s Network Qld Mitchelton (OWNQ) Branch are restarting their monthly meetings.  The important start date is Wednesday 26th August 2020.  Our downtime was not ‘down time’ as we began Zoom meetings on a regular basis. In July we had a guest speaker on how we handle our mental health. The Zoom meetings and Morning Tea in the Park... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 months ago

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Arana Hills Pharmacy celebrates 40 years

195,000 hours – the amount of time the Arana Hills Day and Night Pharmacy, now TerryWhite Chemmart Arana Hills – has spent servicing the health needs of the Arana Hills community. A significant milestone for any pharmacy business, but none more so than for current co-owner, Rod Garozzo, who first joined the pharmacy as a young and enthusiastic Pharmacist Manager... Read More

by Editorial Team , 3 months ago

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No Ordinary Girl

Meet Tamara Nowitzki, an author, former Australian Paralympian and World Champion swimmer. Judging by these credentials, you can agree that she is ‘no ordinary girl’. However, what makes Tamara even more extraordinary is that she suffers from severe physical and mental disabilities. Tamara was born with Cerebal Palsy. At the age of 25, she was also diagnosed with Dopa-Responsive Dystonia,... Read More

by Editorial Team , 3 months ago

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Local pharmacy offers tailored treatment for menopause relief

A new treatment approach is bringing menopause relief in Keperra.  For many women, menopause symptoms like disrupted sleep, irritability and weight gain feel like they’re taking over – putting women in the back seat when it comes to making choices about how they live their life. Worse still, traditional treatment options are limited and often ineffective.   But, thanks to... Read More

by Editorial Team , 5 months ago

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Are sleepless nights taking their toll on you?

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common form of sleep disorder affecting over 1.8 million Australians. It is the partial or complete blockage of a person’s airways whilst they are sleeping, which triggers the brain to wake up in order to gasp for air.  Although people may not be consciously aware that this is happening, these events can occur more... Read More

by Editorial Team , 7 months ago

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A Synchronised Summer!

What a sensational year 2019 was for the Neptunes Synchronised Swimming Club. From winning a plethora of medals at Championships internationally, to gracing prime time TV and also featuring in the Cancer Council’s Ugly Rashie Campaign. There is no stopping this club! September 2019 saw Neptunes head coach, Krisztina Szedlak taking a team of five to the New Zealand Championships... Read More

by Editorial Team , 8 months ago

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New operators make a splash at the Samford Pool

New Samford pool operators, Codie and Rachel Grimsey (pictured to the left) are delighted to have recently opened the gates to the Samford pool as Redfin Aquatics.  Good news travels fast around the area with over 100 swimmers being assessed for learn to swim lessons and squads within the first few days of opening. In addition, more then 30 public... Read More

by Editorial Team , 8 months ago

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Women’s Collective set get the community sweating up a storm

Boxing, Zumba, Group Classes – with so many different exercise options on offer it can be hard to know what exercise is right for you. Well, now is your chance to try all these classes (plus many more!) and raise funds for families affected by domestic violence at the same time. ‘Sweat Like A Girl’ is an exercise marathon like... Read More

by Editorial Team , 9 months ago

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Karate is more than just a sport for local families

Kids sports have big benefits for kids. Research links participation to better grades and self-esteem, long-term improvements in education, employment and lower obesity rates. But the escalating time, travel and financial demands of many competitive kids sports are pushing some parents over the edge. Many are pushing back and looking to sports that are inclusive for the whole family. By this... Read More

by Editorial Team , 9 months ago

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Is Diabetes Getting On Your Nerves?

Much is commonly reported about diabetes; yet, surprisingly, its neurological toll is still widely unrecognised. Peripheral neuropathy (PN) (damage to the nerves in the limbs) is one of the most common and debilitating complications of diabetes. Symptoms may include pins & needles, numbness, tingling, muscle pain, “burning” in the feet and poor balance. This is all due to accelerated ageing... Read More

by Editorial Team , 9 months ago

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