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Australia, you have a drinking problem

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Australia, you have a drinking problem

Legal, plentiful and easy to access, alcohol is the main drug of concern in Australia.

Why more women get Alzheimer’s

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Why more women get Alzheimer’s

Study hints at menopause being a major player in cognitive decline.

Aged care findings ‘horrendous’: GP

Aged care findings ‘horrendous’: GP

Aged care findings ‘horrendous’: GP

Only 1.3 per cent of residents are in facilities with ‘best practice’ staffing.

Older Aussies embrace telehealth

old woman with tablet during an online consultation with her doctor in her living room

Older Aussies embrace telehealth

Telehealth, whether accessed by phone or online, has worked well for older Australians.

Long-term effects of virus become clearer

Long-term effects of virus becoming clearer

Long-term effects of virus become clearer

Researchers fear virus damages lungs, causes chronic fatigue and psychological issues.

Could coffee prevent clogged arteries?

Could coffee stop clogged arteries?

Could coffee prevent clogged arteries?

Study suggests coffee could protect heart health.

Touchless triage kiosk

Touchless triage kiosk screening trial for COVID-19 underway

Touchless triage kiosk

A Victorian hospital becomes the first to test a revolutionary health screening device.

Positive test at rally sounds alarm

Positive test at rally

Positive test at rally sounds alarm

Cost to economy of a second wave estimated as man at rally tests positive to ...

Poor sleep linked to heart disease

man clutching at his heart

Poor sleep linked to heart disease

Sleep scientists tie disrupted slumber to the deadly plaque build-up known as atherosclerosis.

Better health at your fingertips

Better health at your fingertips

Better health at your fingertips

COVID-19 spurs use of remote monitoring program.

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