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When Should You Start Having Hearing Tests?

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Your hearing is something you may take for granted. As you start ageing, hearing loss happens gradually, which means you may begin to adapt to the loss before you realise something is wrong. Fortunately, knowing more about when you should start tests and the symptoms that should prompt the testing process will allow you to acquire hearing aids that make life easier. Begin your hearing tests at the age of 60

28 June 2017

Why Doctors Request a CT scan

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A Computerised Tomography (CT) scan is a special type of scan that uses x-rays and a computer to construct detailed images of structures within the body. It is safe, non- invasive and provides a different view than a regular x-ray does.   A special machine called the CT scanner sends several beams of x-rays through the body from different angles simultaneously. The strength of the beams that passed through the body is measured by a computer.

21 June 2017

Staying Organised During Your Pre-Employment Medical

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When the job of your dreams is within your grasp, it's not unusual for the pre-employment medical screening process to induce nerves. Even with a clean bill of health, you may experience stress when chasing around after important documents and arranging appointments that fit in with your current job. Fortunately, it only takes a little planning to remove stress from the situation. Obtain relevant medical records for your prospective employer

16 May 2017

A Guide to Dealing with Your Child's Dental Emergency

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No matter how much care you take with your children's health, emergencies can happen. For that reason, it's good to be prepared. This guide will tell you what essential items you should have on hand for dental emergencies and how to deal with some of the big ones. Your Essential Dental First Aid Kit and How to Use It A Variety of Painkillers: Keep a variety of over-the-counter painkillers in your dental first aid kit.

22 July 2016