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A Brain for Life ~~ Book Review

A Brain for Life – how to optimise your brain’s health by making simple lifestyle changes now By Nicola Gates, PhD [Published by ABC Books]   Being fifty-something, I’m prone to an occasional “senior moment”. Every so often, I wonder if not being able to find my keys is a signal of something more sinister.… Continue reading A Brain for Life ~~ Book Review

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Update on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

Being fifty-something means that I’ve already been invited to participate in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (Australia). I’ve actually been invited twice: when I turned 50 and 55. Lucky me: bowel cancer screening could save my life. And yours. The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program began in 2006 and has been progressively expanding the age… Continue reading Update on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program