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What is compounding and how can it help you?

Go back 50 years and every chemist was a “compounding chemist”, mixing creams and tinctures up “just for you”. Although the fundamentals of compounding remain the same, the art and science has been modernised. Digital scales, mixing machines, powder mixers, and ointment mills mean we produce high quality, accurate medicines in our lab in Dallas Parade, Keperra. “Compounding medicines involves... Read More

by katie , 5 months ago

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Local Physiotherapist will get you back in action

Keperra Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic has been providing quality physiotherapy services to Keperra and surrounding suburbs for over 25 years.  Established by Practice Principal, Chris Cameron, in 1990, the clinic’s focus is a hands-on treatment for all your sports, work and lifestyle needs. Treatments cater for people of all ages and stages of life and all lifestyles and fitness... Read More

by katie , 5 months ago

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Feel the Booty Burn with Barre

With a name like ‘Booty Burn’, you know your heading into a class with a bit of sass and clearly a lot of burn in the backside to boot.  However, all puns aside, this new workout program, now offered at local fitness studio Exquisite Fitness, is rapidly gaining recognition and followers in the local area, and it is not hard... Read More

by katie , 5 months ago

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Top 5 Group Exercises for Seniors

The Ekka westerly’s have died down and the warmer weather is just around the corner so why not consider a new, gentle group activity to get out and about? Many of these activities are available in our local area, at community halls and private businesses, and you will be sure to find like-minded folks out for some social connection as... Read More

by katie , 5 months ago

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Antarctic Adventurer Reaches Century Milestone

Long time Just Better Care Brisbane North client, Mr John Russell, has led a life filled with more adventures than most of us could possibly imagine.  So much so that not long before his 100th year he co-wrote a book about just some of those adventures. British born John first called Australia home as a young man where he studied... Read More

by Susanne Jones , 6 months ago

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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 , 6 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 , 7 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 , 7 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 , 9 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 , 11 months ago

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