By Sophia van Gent Fact: aneurysms contribute to 25,000 deaths in the United States every year. One in 100 people with aneurysms will suffer a rupture. Aneurysms are an excessive localized swelling of the wall of an artery and form silently from the wear and tear on the arteries. The disease that causes aneurysms is … Continue reading Aneurysms – facts & stories
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By Sophia van Gent You know when you were a kid and your parents kept telling you to drink more water and you didn’t really listen to it? Still don’t really listen that advice? Well, maybe you should. After all, they do have a point. With summer already in swing and with temperatures often over … Continue reading Why You Should Drink More Water
By Sophia van Gent Is there a debate on vaccination? Alison Gaylard from the Northern Rivers Vaccination Supporters Group (an area with the lowest rates of immunisation in Australia) doesn’t think so. “There is no debate. There is science and medicine and then there is fear-mongering, lies and Chinese whispers,” said Gaylard to Natural Health … Continue reading Why Do We Vaccinate?
Personal Assistants in companies are becoming as rare as hen’s teeth and even “significant other” partners simply don’t have the time to organise your holidays or remember birthdays, let alone make your dental or car service appointments. The luxury of Hotel Concierges is that they are available to do absolutely everything for you – similar … Continue reading Would I be more productive with a Personal Concierge?
Adolescence is a far from simple for most. With so many things changing mentally, socially and physically, children can become overwhelmed during this time and often take this out on their parents. Parenting during this time becomes increasingly difficult. New issues arise as children grow older. These include health issues that children may find to … Continue reading Is it Okay for Children to Visit the GP Alone?
There’s no doubt that professionals in the healthcare sector have the content, but what many lack is the marketing. Doctors, surgeons, nutritionists, optometrists, and all other healthcare professionals have so much information running around in their brains that it can be hard for them to put it all down onto paper. Although it is very … Continue reading Why Do Healthcare Professionals Need Content Marketing?
“The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” ― Ann Wigmore. Foods that are high in saturated fats, toxic additives such as MSG, preservatives and overly processed wheat and dairy have shown to have carcinogenic consequences. This basically means they can cause … Continue reading Nutrition and the Media
In the digital age we no longer have to personally try before we buy. Consumers rarely walk into restaurants, cinemas or hotels without checking Urban Spoon, Rotten Tomatoes or Wotif. We use apps on our smart phones and websites to read reviews and blog posts about our options. This is so we can make an informed … Continue reading How is the Digital Age Impacting the Healthcare Sector?
The impact of effective public relations in adverse situations cannot be overestimated. Our healthcare segment is under constant pressure to innovate, certify and deliver new products, technologies, and treatment protocols. And despite the best of both intent and effort, lapses and mishaps do happen. And almost invariably, the repercussions include loss of faith in the organisation … Continue reading Effective PR and Damage Control