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Myth busting and the OCP - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 476 KB 17 July 2015

Addressing women’s concerns about OCP side effects early can prevent premature cessation.

- 2015 Women’s Health Week - Elephant stress balls - (packs of 10)
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Available in packs of 10

A bright pink, elephant shaped stress ball will make your Women’s Health Week event one to remember and will ensure that your guest will keep talking about their health.

- 2015 Women’s Health Week - Event Host Kit -
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The essential promotion kit for all Women’s Health Week event hosts.

The kit consists of:

  • Two A2 posters
  • 10 Jean Hailes health check pens
  • 10 Women’s Health Week balloons

- 2015 Women’s Health Week - A2 Poster -
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With a colourful and eye-catching design, this poster is the perfect promotional item for your Women’s Health Week event.

- Jean Hailes health check pens - (packs of 10)
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Available in packs of 10

This Jean Hailes ballpoint pen, with a handy ‘Health check’ pull out banner, is a nice addition for any office or as an event give-away.


  • Ballpoint pen with pull out banner
  • Push button action with rubber grip

Long-acting reversible contraception
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Medical & health articles pdf 92 KB 01 March 2015

In this article, the Jean Hailes research team explores long-acting reversible contraception (LARC), citing that few Australian women use this method, despite its convenience and effectiveness.

Bladder health: When the spin doesn’t hold water

External Links 01 January 2014

This article from the Australian Continence Foundation’s publication, discusses healthy water intake – how much is enough, and the dangers of drinking too much.

Feisty, female and fifty – the new menopause

External Links 20 May 2015

This Australian Financial Review article, written by Jill Margo, discusses the experience of menopause saying that “Menopause can be tough, but women facing it now cut a different figure from that of a generation ago”.

Resolving the cause of pain - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 486 KB 23 April 2015

This article provides an overview of dyspareunia and uses a typical case study to illustrate the benefits of a physiotherapeutic approach. As Jean Hailes physiotherapist Janetta Webb explains, a high index of suspicion may assist in the detection and resolution of pain often suffered silently.

Your changing body shape - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 128 KB 01 February 2015

How many times do we hear, “Oh it’s just her hormones making her crazy”, or “It’s that time of the month again!”? While hormones are often blamed for mood swings – and we know they play a big role in the menstrual cycle, pregnancy and menopause – what else are hormones responsible for?

Women and anger - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 297 KB 01 February 2015

Is anger the emotion of our time? Are we becoming more tolerant of angry behaviour? Is anger a necessary skill to survive in an increasingly competitive environment? Is the pay-off worth the physical and psychological costs of ‘living angry’? Is anger always a bad thing; how do women ‘do’ anger and what can we do to manage it?

The battle with food - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 238 KB 01 February 2015

If you feel like you should be lacing your drinks with kale juice or snacking on chia seeds, you are forgiven because knowing what to eat has become as complex as picking a mobile phone plan. Although TV programs like MasterChef have increased our ‘eating literacy’ so much so that we can now whip up homemade profiteroles and know that confit (pronounced ‘con-fee’) is more than putting on your slippers: the question remains, do we really know what we should be eating?

A great sex life - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 254 KB 01 February 2015

Over the course of our lives, our bodies, sexual needs and in many cases partners, will change. It is helpful to know what you can expect throughout different stages of your life, because having a good sex life plays an important role in your mental and physical health and wellbeing.

Weekly activity diary

Tools pdf 168 KB 20 April 2015

A weekly activity diary helps you become more aware of your activity needs and the importance of not trying to fit too much in.

Living Longer Living Stonger

External Links 09 April 2015

Living Longer Living Stronger is an evidence based program that encourages and supports change in the health and fitness sectors to achieve improved health, quality of life and fitness for people aged over 50 years.

Pelvic Pain Foundation of Australia

External Links 26 March 2015

The Pelvic Pain Foundation of Australia is a not-for-profit body formed to promote education and research in the area of pelvic pain.

Food, anger, changing body shape and a great sex life: Magazine Vol 1 2015

Jean Hailes Magazine pdf 1 MB 20 March 2015

The latest Jean Hailes National Magazine is available now, featuring a range of health issues relevant to Australian women at every life stage. In this issue, we look at the battle with food, women and anger, your changing body shape and a great sex life.

Women with endometriosis need support, not judgement - The Conversation article

External Links 12 March 2015

Known for years as the “career woman’s disease” based on the idea that women without children develop disease in their reproductive organs, endometriosis is a painful condition thought to affect one in ten women worldwide.

Testosterone and women - fact sheet

Fact sheets pdf 876 KB 26 February 2015

Knowing ovarian cancer risks - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 491 KB 17 February 2015

In this latest Medical Observer article, obstetrician gynaecologist Dr Eve Gaughan, covers the risk factors associated with ovarian cancer, and highlights the issues and limitations of current screening measures.

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