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‘Do I really need this test’: Overdiagnosis leading to unnecessary treatments, doctors say

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

A coalition of Australian healthcare organisations says too many patients are being diagnosed with medical conditions that do not pose a...

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Amputee sues doctor for negligence after ‘botched’ knee operation

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

Wayne Ball says he needed to have his leg amputated after a botched knee replacement by a specialist left him with a severe infection and...

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Live: Dual citizenship woes continue with spotlight on Keenan

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

The MP citizenship debacle could potentially ensnare another politician, with Justice Minister Michael Keenan facing questions over his...

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Bill to hike Medicare levy to fund NDIS set to face Parliament

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

A bill to increase the Medicare levy and raise $8 billion to fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme will be introduced to...

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Medicinal cannabis ‘red-tape’ pushing patients back to black market

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

Doctors and patients say they are frustrated at the difficulties of getting hold of legal medicinal cannabis, with reports that some...

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Medicinal cannabis ‘red-tape’ pushing patients back to black market

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

Doctors and patients say they are frustrated at the difficulties of getting hold of legal medicinal cannabis, with reports that some...

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Why are STIs on the rise in Australia?

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

It turns out the ubiquity of online dating apps, among other things, is influencing more than just our dating game — it’s...

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Woman’s plea: Help me get a vagina

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Health, World | 0 comments

THE family of a woman born without a vagina has launched a crowd-funding campaign for surgery that would allow her to have sex with her...

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Woman’s plea: Help me get a vagina

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Health, World | 0 comments

THE family of a woman born without a vagina has launched a crowd-funding campaign for surgery that would allow her to have sex with her...

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Woman’s plea: Help me get a vagina

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Health, World | 0 comments

THE family of a woman born without a vagina has launched a crowd-funding campaign for surgery that would allow her to have sex with her...

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Woman’s plea: Help me get a vagina

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Health, World | 0 comments

THE family of a woman born without a vagina has launched a crowd-funding campaign for surgery that would allow her to have sex with her...

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Hope for woman born without a vagina

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Health, World | 0 comments

THE family of a woman born without a vagina has launched a crowd-funding campaign for surgery that would allow her to have sex with her...

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Hope for woman born without a vagina

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Health, World | 0 comments

THE family of a woman born without a vagina has launched a crowd-funding campaign for surgery that would allow her to have sex with her...

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52 men sexually abused by rogue neurologist to be compensated

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

Tom Monagle was 19 when he was sexually abused by a neurologist in a Melbourne consultation room. He’s one of 52 men who will...

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Emails show doctors’ bizarre attitudes to women’s health

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

Peculiarly phrased messages between gynaecologists show the unhelpful attitudes towards the use of surgical mesh to treat pelvic problems...

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Australia hit by record flu outbreak

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

AUSTRALIA is in the grip of the worst flu outbreak on record and experts are urging people to have a flu vaccine now to prevent further...

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Potentially damaging vaginal mesh kits still on hospital shelves

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

Despite hundreds of complaints from Australian women of severe side-effects, regulators haven’t recalled potentially damaging mesh...

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‘Dying together was their deepest wish’

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Europe, Health, World | 0 comments

A LOVING elderly couple kissed goodbye and died holding each other’s hands in a rare double euthanasia. This post is from Daily...

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Dogs in the US carrying plague-ridden fleas

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

WELL, it turns out you can’t keep a good plague down. Or in this case, a bad one. This post is from The Courier Mail. Click...

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Dogs in the US carrying plague-ridden fleas

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Health | 0 comments

WELL, it turns out you can’t keep a good plague down. Or in this case, a bad one. This post is from NT News. Click here to read...

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