Tammy George

Tammy is a keen writer and researcher of everything health-related. She always has her eye on the news for the next breakthrough in the medical world. With two young boys, she has a particular interest in children’s health.

Tammy lives in Perth and loves nothing more than exploring Western Australia on family holidays. Tammy has a long association with HIF, well before our Healthy Lifestyle Blog. At one-point Tammy was also a contributor for our quarterly member newsletter, SmartHealth. 

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5 Eye Health Tips for Seniors

Eyes are one part of the body that can degenerate quickly in the senior years. Some eye diseases are preventable while others are hereditary and unavoidable. Be aware of the diseases you are at risk of and take care of your eyes. Follow our tips for good eye health and reduce the chance of eye disease in your senior years.

Category: Optical Health
The Cost of an Ambulance Ride

Just like an insurance policy on your house, we know we need ambulance cover but hope we never collect on it. Unfortunately accidents and other medical emergencies happen and an ambulance needs to be called to transfer patients to hospital quickly while providing care. Patients being transferred between hospitals and medical appointments may also require an ambulance. The ambulance is often the first of many medical bills. But exactly what does it cost to take a trip in an ambulance?

Category: Emergency Care
Reducing Sugar in your Child's Diet

Celebrity chefs and weight loss experts have been encouraging us to eat less sugar for some years. Sugar is partly to blame for more than 60% of Australian adults who are considered to be overweight or obese. PhD researcher Masoor Shariff compared sugar consumption to drug abuse and found some similarities in changes to the layout of our brain cells. With the evidence mounting against sugar, what can you do to wean your child off their high sugar diet?

Category: Nutrition
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