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One by one, the panaceas are toppling: now it's aspirin
Opinion
Healthcare

One by one, the panaceas are toppling: now it's aspirin

Long-term studies all too often downgrade the impact of treatments from seismic to meh.

  • by Steven Lewis

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‘Sunshine as disinfectant’ needed for ACT Health
Opinion
Healthcare

‘Sunshine as disinfectant’ needed for ACT Health

When you provide healthcare to our community you must be publicly accountable for your workplace culture.

  • by Dr Antonio Di Dio
The deep gulf in knowledge leaving vulnerable kids at risk of HIV
Healthcare

The deep gulf in knowledge leaving vulnerable kids at risk of HIV

A new campaign will target gender variant youth to support them in understanding HIV risks.

  • by Lucy Stone
DIY dentistry: industry booming but experts warn of dangers
Healthcare

DIY dentistry: industry booming but experts warn of dangers

It seems too good to be true - straighter teeth for a third of the usual price and without ever needing to hop into the orthodontist's chair. Dentists say it is.

  • by Esther Han
Government agrees to develop nurse ratios framework
Health

Government agrees to develop nurse ratios framework

The agreement comes after years of lobbying and negotiations.

  • by Daniella White
You've been using sunscreen wrong, new research finds
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You've been using sunscreen wrong, new research finds

Turns out it's never optional, even in the depths of winter. Here's why.

  • by Sherryn Groch
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'I never got an apology': Man infected with HIV by former lover sobs in court
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'I never got an apology': Man infected with HIV by former lover sobs in court

Martin Peter Jaksic pleaded guilty to recklessly causing grievous bodily harm to his former partner.

How a downed Queensland flyer became the first amputee ADF pilot
Healthcare

How a downed Queensland flyer became the first amputee ADF pilot

Major Glenn Todhunter lost both his legs in a 1995 plane crash and was told he would never fly in the military again.

  • by Toby Crockford
Schizophrenia breakthrough: Scientists identify new suspect at 'scene of crime'
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Schizophrenia breakthrough: Scientists identify new suspect at 'scene of crime'

These immune cells are supposed to be the good guys. But new research shows they can harm the brain and potentially cause schizophrenia.

  • by Esther Han
'Silo effect’: Canberra doctors need more experience outside the ACT
Opinion
Healthcare

'Silo effect’: Canberra doctors need more experience outside the ACT

Many health practitioners have limited experience outside the ACT, leaving our health system lagging behind others and contributing to issues with culture.

  • by Arnagretta Hunter
Canberra Now: Health inquiry slammed & dig threatens power pole
Healthcare

Canberra Now: Health inquiry slammed & dig threatens power pole

Plus your daily David Pope cartoon (this one's a scream).

  • by Sherryn Groch