Free glucose monitoring devices

CHILDREN and people under the age of 21 years with type 1 diabetes can now access free continuous glucose monitoring devices, according to Pearce...

Shingles vaccine free for older residents

OLDER Yanchep and Gingin residents can now get a shingles vaccine for free. Also residents aged 71 to 79-years-old can take advantage of a free...

Health check: why men wake up with erections

By Sergio Diez Alvarez THE morning penile erection, or as it is medically known, “nocturnal penile tumescence”, is not only an interesting physiological phenomenon, it...

Protecting teens from meningococcal disease

YANCHEP and Gingin teenagers from 15 to 19-years-old are encouraged to get the free meningococcal ACWY vaccine to help protect them and others against...

Gastro warning

THERE is anecdotal evidence Yanchep and Gingin residents might have been exposed to norovirus. The Department of Health website says norovirus is a type of...