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Button battery inquest opens: 'They never believed us'

Button battery inquest opens: 'They never believed us'

Three times, tiny Isabella Rees was sent home from hospital, as doctors wrote off her vomiting and fever as symptoms of an infection.

  • by Liam Mannix

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Mothers fear new Northern Beaches Hospital puts profits before babies
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Mothers fear new Northern Beaches Hospital puts profits before babies

Studies show again and again that midwife-led care is better for women and their babies, so why is Northern Beaches Hospital restricting it?

  • by Esther Han
Lockout laws cut number of drunk Fortitude Valley patrons
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Lockout laws cut number of drunk Fortitude Valley patrons

New research suggests Queensland's lockout legislation is reducing high alcohol toxicity rates despite legal loopholes.

  • by Lucy Stone
Conjoined twins Nima and Dawa successfully separated in marathon surgery
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Conjoined twins Nima and Dawa successfully separated in marathon surgery

Surgeons have successfully separated conjoined Bhutanese twins Nima and Dawa, after a marathon effort involving an 18-strong medical team.

  • by Aisha Dow & Liam Mannix
A mother prays as surgery to separate Nima and Dawa begins
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A mother prays as surgery to separate Nima and Dawa begins

The world waits for news as surgeons at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne begin the high-profile operation.

  • by Aisha Dow & Liam Mannix
Spike in bullying claims for junior doctors at Brisbane hospitals
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Spike in bullying claims for junior doctors at Brisbane hospitals

AMA Queensland has released its 2018 report card on workplace culture in Brisbane public hospitals.

  • by Lucy Stone
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Groovin the Moo will return to Canberra but venue remains mystery
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Groovin the Moo will return to Canberra but venue remains mystery

Groovin the Moo's promoter has confirmed the music festival will return to Canberra next year, but where will it be held?

  • by Sherryn Groch
'Contradictory': NSW government tackling obesity while taking junk food cash
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'Contradictory': NSW government tackling obesity while taking junk food cash

The NSW government has been warned it is risking its own childhood obesity prevention efforts by taking junk food advertising money.

  • by Esther Han
Canberra leg of Groovin the Moo in doubt after uni backs out
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Canberra leg of Groovin the Moo in doubt after uni backs out

After almost a decade, the University of Canberra has ended its contract to hold Groovin the Moo in Canberra. So what happens to the festival now?

  • by Sherryn Groch
Junior doctors deliver fail grades to Sydney hospitals
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Junior doctors deliver fail grades to Sydney hospitals

Junior doctors have accused Westmead Hospital of allowing a culture of intimidation, discrimination and harassment to permeate.

  • by Kate Aubusson
The disease that changed history: How a Queensland researcher sees the future of influenza
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The disease that changed history: How a Queensland researcher sees the future of influenza

The rise of obesity as a chronic health condition has created a newly vulnerable group of Australia's population to serious influenza.

  • by Lucy Stone