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Bloody hilarious Friday Funnies – for World Blood Donor Day

It’s World Blood Donor Day today and while we applaud all blood donors and encourage everyone who can to donate, we decided we should have a little fun with them too.

Health

Finger prick test detects early stage cancers: report

It’s being touted as the Holy Grail – a simple finger prick blood test that can detect cancers long before they show up in scans.

Health News

Six things you didn’t know about blood donation

25,000 individual blood donations are needed every week across Australia. Are you a regular donor or could you become one?

Health News

Blood type linked to higher risk of heart attack or stroke

People with the blood groups A, B or AB are nine per cent more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke, according to new research.

Health News

Explainer: what are blood groups and why do they matter?

While it was once thought all blood was the same, we now know there are different types of blood, called blood groups. So, what are these blood groups and why do they matter?

Health News

Donor blood levels dangerously low

The Red Cross is dangerously low in donor blood. Due to a decline in donors there is currently just 2.2 days’ supply of all blood types. If you have been thinking about donating blood then perhaps now is the time.

Fitness

iHealth

There are many health-related apps available to you. So what makes iHealth different? Discover how you can monitor your weight, blood pressure and heart-rate without ever visiting the doctor.

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