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Why Struggle With Osteoarthritis

Nearly two million Australians have osteoarthritis and it costs the nation an estimated $23 billion annually in health care and lost time at work, not to mention the pain and disability. (Access Economics Cost of Obesity Report 2008).

Consulting “Dr. Google”

Study finds much Internet-based sports medicine information is incorrect or incomplete The quality of online information about the most common sports medicine diagnoses varies widely, according to a study published...

Recognising Innovation in Workplace Safety

The Victorian Minister for WorkCover, Mr Bob Cameron, announced $1.71 million in funding for four unique work safety programs set to dramatically reduce injury rates in high-risk industries. Mr Cameron...

Study Shows High Cost of Arthritis for Employers

Arthritis and related disorders affect 1 in 7 members of the workforce, leading to major costs related to health care, disability, and reduced productivity, reports a study in the Journal...

Help for Injured Workers to get back to work

Minister for WorkCover, Mr Bob Cameron, has launched a new campaign aimed at improving return to work outcomes for Victoria's injured workers. He was joined by the CEO of VECCI...

Workplace Back Injuries

For workers with workplace back injuries, doctor-patient communication - especially advice on when the patient is ready to return to work - has a significant impact on the length of...

Workers More Productive After Exercise

Performance, safety, interpersonal relationships improve. Workers' quality of work, mental performance and time management were better on days when they exercised, according to research presented at the 52nd American College...

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