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Never too early to read to your baby!

The Special Care Nursery at the Royal Darwin Hospital is promoting the importance of reading to babies by taking part in a read-a-thon this September.

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Wear your favourite jersey to promote organ donation

Territorians are being encouraged to wear their favourite sporting jerseys to work or school tomorrow for Jersey Day to highlight the importance of organ donation.

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Learn the signs of Stroke

A stroke happens every seven minutes in Australia with more than 56,000 strokes experienced by Australians each year.

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Health Alert - increased heat conditions

High temperatures and increased heat conditions are forecast for the Top End in coming days.

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Smoky conditions - health alert

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.

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Helping Territory tradies stay healthy

August is Tradies National Health Month and NT Health is encouraging Territory tradies to look after their health.

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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.