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Drugs, drink affecting more seniors

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Drugs, drink affecting more seniors

Older Australians are smoking more and using illicit drugs more frequently, according to new research. ...

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New virus has authorities on alert

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New virus has authorities on alert

Australia to screen passengers on flights from China in a bid to detect the SARS-like ...

Reflux drugs linked to memory loss

Reflux drugs linked to memory loss

Reflux drugs linked to memory loss

New research reveals that acid reflux drugs may impair memory and concentration.

A better shot at staying independent

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A better shot at staying independent

PAT helps over-60s detect minor health issues before they evolve into something worse.

‘Revolutionary’ pain treatment

‘Revolutionary’ pain treatment

‘Revolutionary’ pain treatment

A new class of preventative drugs is offering life-changing treatment for migraine sufferers.

How flying affects your body

How flying affects your body

How flying affects your body

We look at some of the weird effects that flying has on your body.

Why seniors are lonely in a crowd

Why seniors are lonely in a crowd

Why seniors are lonely in a crowd

Loneliness rivals smoking and obesity in its impact on shortening longevity.

The future for dementia care?

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The future for dementia care?

Families are sending their relatives with dementia to Thailand for treatment and care.

How to cut health premiums

How to cut health premiums

How to cut health premiums

Private hospitals believe curbing claims on private health insurance for treatment in public hospitals is ...

Why you'd better start walking

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Why you'd better start walking

This simple exercise is better for you than you may think.

Flu shot can help fight cancer

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Flu shot can help fight cancer

Scientists find that the flu shot can do more than just protect you against the ...

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