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Multiple meds put over-70s at risk

Multiple meds put over-70s at risk

Multiple meds put over-70s at risk

Almost one million Australians aged 70 and over take five or more medications daily.

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Biggest challenge for Aussie health

What we should all know about Australia’s biggest health challenge

Biggest challenge for Aussie health

Every five minutes an Australian is diagnosed with this serious health condition.

Three major health funds slammed

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Three major health funds slammed

Were you refused a refund for hospital bills because of this action?

Can moderate drinking prolong life?

Can moderate drinking prolong life?

Can moderate drinking prolong life?

Study shows that moderate drinkers had lower mortality rates than people who abstain.

Glaring holes in the health system

Report reveals glaring holes in Australia’s health system

Glaring holes in the health system

Report reveals that Australia’s health system works well for those who are well.

Four new medicines added to PBS

Four new medicines added to PBS

Four new medicines added to PBS

Treatment for diabetes and depression just got cheaper.

Alzheimer’s ‘car wash’ discovered

Scientists stumble upon an Alzheimer’s ‘car wash’

Alzheimer’s ‘car wash’ discovered

Scientists have discovered a pathway that cleans the build-up of toxic Alzheimer’s proteins.

Australia’s health shame

Australia’s health shame

Australia’s health shame

Health survey statistics reveal that half of all Australians live with a chronic disease.

Never too late to extend your life

A new study reveals how exercise boosts longevity

Never too late to extend your life

A new study reveals how exercise boosts longevity, regardless of previous activity levels.

Death not a popular topic

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Death not a popular topic

Older Australians are shunning the opportunity to complete an advance care directive.

Diabetes drug uses stun researchers

Diabetes drug trial stuns researchers

Diabetes drug uses stun researchers

Breakthrough treatment for kidney disease offers hope for millions with diabetes.

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