A stroke happens every seven minutes in Australia with more than 56,000 strokes experienced by Australians each year.
High temperatures and increased heat conditions are forecast for the Top End in coming days.
The bushfires currently burning in the Greater Darwin region and Top End have led to smoky conditions that may be a risk to people with respiratory ailments.
August is Tradies National Health Month and NT Health is encouraging Territory tradies to look after their health.
As part of National Pain Week, NT Health is encouraging Territorians to seek appropriate support and assistance to deal with chronic pain.
While mosquito numbers have remained relatively low this dry season, it is around the next full moon that biting midge numbers will increase, with high numbers expected in NT coastal areas from 1 to 7 August.
It’s DonateLife Week this week and the Central Australia Health Service is encouraging Territorians to take a few minutes to register to be an organ and tissue donor.
Territorians are being urged to help save the lives of others by becoming organ and tissue donors.
BreastScreenNT is open for breast screening to the women of Central Australia until 3 July.
Now Territorians are enjoying going bush again, they are being warned to be extra vigilant to prevent burns from campfires.