Betty Whitehurst

Regularly Review your Medications

It’s important if you have a long-term illness to review your medications regularly with your main medical professional. This includes prescribed medication, over-the-counter medicines, vitamins and herbal and alternative medicines from various sources. Some medicines don’t mix, may cause nasty side effects, driving problems or may be affected by alcohol. Your pharmacist can also provide a …

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Our kit for Cancer case

Called Kit for Cancer, our care package is filled with practical items useful for people undergoing chemotherapy and radiation. It is designed to support people from the moment they are diagnosed to the ‘next,’ by providing the essentials to assist them through the discomfort of treatment. Not everyone has side effects and for some people it can …

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National Rubber Ducky Day January 13

According to a 1973 Sesame Street calendar, Rubber Duckie’s Birthday is January 13 so around the country it’s National Rubber Ducky Day! A friend of Ernie and Big Bird, Duckie made his debut in a February 1970 episode. Rubber Duckys have a long and respected history in the world of children, and most of us remember …

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Word Nerd Day

Are you a word nerd? Thursday January 9 is Word Nerd Day. Communication is a vital tool in this world, and anyone needs words to tell what they feel. How do you entertain yourself at chemo treatments, in waiting room or at home? Are you a crossword, scrabble or play word puzzle fan? If your answer is …

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A quick freshen up with Wotnot

Wipes are perfect for when you feel like a quick freshen up to help maintain cleanliness, hygiene, freshness and spills. Whether that be at the hospital or at home in bed, it’s nice to have these convenient wipes by at all times for hands, face (and butt) to make yourself feel better. Wotnot’s natural and organic wipes gently …

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Be aware of your respiratory health

Bushfire smoke can travel hundreds of kilometres and it poses a range of health issues Everyone, especially those with existing heart or lung conditions including cancer patients, the elderly, pregnant women and young children should minimise time spent in smoky conditions where practical. For instance, people with asthma may experience wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and difficulty …

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Keep your lips hydrated

Don’t forget to keep your lips hydrated this Summer. As part of your oral care it is important to moisturise your lips. We’ve included Burt’s Bees lip balm in Kit. It’s a 100% natural beauty product, free of parabens, phthalates, petrolatum and SLS. Dry lips can be a problem for cancer patients during treatment causing further discomfort and problems …

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