Health & Lifestyle

Living with diabetes hasn’t held Jane and Aimee back

Living with diabetes hasn’t held Jane and Aimee back

SHARED EXPERIENCE: Mildura’s Jane Smith and daughter-in-law Aimee Smith both live with Type 1 diabetes. By JOHN DOOLEY National Diabetes Week runs from this Sunday to July 18 and will focus on supporting the emotional and mental health of people living with diabetes....

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Charlotte is our Triple Zero Hero

Charlotte is our Triple Zero Hero

LOVE YOU DAD: Lewis White and his quick-thinking Triple Zero Hero daughter Charlotte. Photo: PAUL MENSCH By MITCH RODD WHEN Charlotte White is old enough to need a resume, quick thinking should be at the top of her skills list. It was this skill that saw the...

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The winter solstice looms

The winter solstice looms

By GRANT MAYNARD FOR those interested in such things, the winter solstice is fast approaching. It is noteworthy because the day is generally held to have the least daylight hours of any in the year. Not necessarily true, as I found out, but more on that later. The...

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Prostate cancer. It’s not just an ‘old man’s issue’

Prostate cancer. It’s not just an ‘old man’s issue’

By MITCH RODD PROSTATE cancer. It’s an uncomfortable topic for men both literally and figuratively. Mildura’s Alan Harris, however, is a prime example of why men should put their conceived ideas of the disease behind them and give due diligence to their health. Having...

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Venues renovate during lockdown

Venues renovate during lockdown

WORKS IN PROGRESS: Gol Gol Hotel owner, Peter Pretscherer, PIC 1, is busy remodelling his front bar, while Sandbar owner, Malcolm Kalms, PIC 2, is getting stuck into his venue to make it the city’s best sports bar. PIC 3: Work is under way in the Mildura RSL car park,...

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BREAKING – Visitor restrictions implemented at MBH

BREAKING – Visitor restrictions implemented at MBH

Mildura Base Hospital has placed a limit on visitor numbers to the hospital to protect patients and staff due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. MBH Chief Executive Officer Adam Stevenson said the measure was introduced as of 5pm, Tuesday, March 17. “In...

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Is it time you had your hearing checked?

Is it time you had your hearing checked?

Hearing Australia is calling on all Australians to encourage older generations in their families to take part in the Hearing Australia Hear & Now 2020 Challenge, which kicked off this week with 1,500 free hearing checks around Australia being conducted during...

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