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Help is at hand for Territorians with chronic pain

As part of National Pain Week, NT Health is encouraging Territorians to seek appropriate support and assistance to deal with chronic pain.

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Mosquito numbers are low – but watch out for those biting midges!

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.

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Make the decision this week to become an organ donor

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.

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It takes one minute to save a life

Territorians are being urged to help save the lives of others by becoming organ and tissue donors.

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BreastScreenNT open in Alice Springs

BreastScreenNT is open for breast screening to the women of Central Australia until 3 July.

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Beware of campfire burns

Now Territorians are enjoying going bush again, they are being warned to be extra vigilant to prevent burns from campfires.

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Pharmacists able to vaccinate kids

Territory parents with children aged 10 to 15 are now able to visit their local pharmacy for a flu shot.

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Palliative Care is more than you think

Territory Palliative Care is spreading the word. When it comes to palliative care, “it’s more than you think”.

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Investigating the introduction of the alcohol minimum unit price in the NT

First evaluation of the minimum alcohol unit price

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Kunjin virus alert

People in the East Arnhem region and Central Australia are being warned to protect themselves against the mosquito-borne disease, Kunjin virus.