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QUT wants you to have your say on healthcare experience

QUT wants you to have your say on healthcare experience

Queensland University of Technology is offering Australians the opportunity to have their say about their experiences with primary healthcare practitioners.

  • by Elisabeth Silvester

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Asbestos found in soil at south-east Queensland sporting fields

Asbestos found in soil at south-east Queensland sporting fields

Small amounts of suspected asbestos have been found at a school field and rugby league field in Warwick, about 160 kilometres south-west of Brisbane. 

  • by Toby Crockford
'No room': mother with high risk pregnancy sent packing during labour
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'No room': mother with high risk pregnancy sent packing during labour

A mother with a high risk pregnancy was knocked back from labouring in Canberra Hospital three times, eventually given a bed just half an hour before birth.

  • by Daniella White
We're drinking less, but female 'boozy boomers' are defying trends
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We're drinking less, but female 'boozy boomers' are defying trends

Women generally don't drink as much as men, but in two age groups, they're narrowing the gender gap and have experts worried.

  • by Esther Han
Search on for new blood at Red Cross

Search on for new blood at Red Cross

Donor centres are unique environments for nurses.

  • by Josh Jennings
ACT Health has 'turned a corner': minister
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ACT Health has 'turned a corner': minister

Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris says discussions have begun on a new approach to maternity services in the ACT.

  • by Daniella White
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Canberrans most likely to be slugged fees for Medicare services
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Canberrans most likely to be slugged fees for Medicare services

ACT residents face the biggest out-of-pocket fees to visit a GP in the country.

  • by Daniella White
How Dominique Lamb is helping to challenge a 'dangerous' health stereotype
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How Dominique Lamb is helping to challenge a 'dangerous' health stereotype

About 22 Australian women die from heart disease every day – three times the rate of breast cancer – yet heart attacks are still considered men's issues.

  • by Esther Han
The link between acne and mental illness
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The link between acne and mental illness

“People look at someone with acne and think, ‘This person is doing something wrong.'"

  • by Evelyn Lewin
Senator Zed Seselja to vote against restoring euthanasia voting rights
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Senator Zed Seselja to vote against restoring euthanasia voting rights

ACT Liberal Senator Zed Seselja will vote against restoring the rights of territories to legalise voluntary euthanasia.

  • by Katie Burgess
Taking to the couch no laughing matter

Taking to the couch no laughing matter

Hypnotherapists help clients achieve their goals quickly.

  • by Josh Jennings