Health

Health

A couple of years ago, a local Medical e-Newsletter called 6minutes.com.au ran a contest asking doctors to email in their favourite medical myths. It made for fantastic reading- which you can check out here; http://www.6minutes.com.au/articles/z1/view.asp?id=60853 I thought I’d give you my top 5 favourites; 1. MYTH: Going outside in the…
The ultimate doctor - Doug Ross Yesterday at work I saw two patients that got me thinking about gut instinct. Terri’s story is quite amazing. She had a typical gastro virus a month or so ago but three days after she stopped driving the porcelain bus she didn’t feel good.…

Um.. it's a gas!

Posted by on 26 May, 2009
This is going to get uncomfortable but the topic today is gas. Bum gas. I know, women don’t pass wind. I understand you’re all reading this for your cousin or your sister’s boyfriend’s personal trainer. I thought it might be worth mentioning that I probably see at least three or…
So, recently there was a whole palaver in Mexico. The most popular soapies on Mexican tele were enjoying some inspiring new ratings levels nudged along nicely by there being absolutely nothing else to do in Mexico City, the Swine Flu capital of the world. In a salute to public health,…
Cold and flu season definitely hit us all up early this year! It seems that all I see is ghastly coughs, gruesome headaches and razor blade throats! The prompt for the trip to the GP is generally the throbbing need for an instant cure. “I’ve got so much on at…