Sleep is important for your mental and physical well-being. One important aspect of good sleep habits is the part where you stop sleeping – the getting up part. Popular advice is ‘Don’t hit the snooze button’. I confess this is very difficult for me.
We do change Prime Ministers a lot in Australia. The first change in Prime Minister I really remember was Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser and I was eight. The first Prime Minister change my daughter remembers was John Howard and Keven Rudd, and she was nine (Do you remember the campaign slogan?). Do you remember when John Howard was Prime Minister?
While driving home from ED the other day I started to feel the chronic illness overwhelm. It's that feeling that comes from beginning to get a sense that you are starting to gain control of your health (and therefore life) and suddenly something happens and you realise that you really don't have that much control.
In a recent project, carried out in partnership with the Dementia Collaborative Research Centres, I asked General Practitioners and Registered Nurses working in General Practice (primary practice) what they thought would be a useful practical way to increase the utilisation of current evidence available in relation to dementia risk reduction.