Heart attack came as a shock to former AFL champion Nicky Winmar 0

Posted May 25, 2017 18:33:29 Photo: Former AFL player Nicky Winmar is urging all Indigenous Australians to protect themselves from heart disease. (ABC News: Ben Lisson) As the AFL holds

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Are you an addict? Turns out we're all tech junkies 0

Updated May 25, 2017 18:13:51 Video: Michael Vincent looks at how apps keep us hooked (Lateline) Related Story: Digital detoxing in the real world Map: Australia How many times have

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Wound-healing molecule found in parasite could one day prevent amputations 0

Posted May 25, 2017 16:38:17 A substance found in parasitic worms’ spit might help prevent thousands of amputations a year, scientists in north Queensland have said. James Cook University researchers

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Budget gives 'biggest ever boost' to ailing Tasmanian health system 0

Updated May 25, 2017 16:32:59 Photo: The Government has acknowledged “issues” due to the redevelopment at Royal Hobart Hospital. (ABC News) A “biggest ever boost” of $658 million to Tasmania’s

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ICAC to investigate SA Health for maladministration over Oakden 0

Updated May 25, 2017 16:15:04 Photo: The State Government has agreed to shut down the Oakden facility. (ABC News: Matt Coleman) South Australia’s ICAC has launched a maladministration probe into

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Cannabis trial offers hope for children with severe epilepsy 0

Posted May 25, 2017 13:09:00 Photo: David was born with a condition known as Dravet syndrome and has up to nine seizures a month. (Supplied) Molly Tankey knows medical cannabis

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Study 'proves medicinal cannabis can help children with severe epilepsy' 0

Updated May 25, 2017 07:12:46 Researchers have published what they say is the first scientific evidence that medicinal cannabis helps children with severe epilepsy. Key points: Research shows cannabinol is

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Why aren't we getting the flu jab? 0

Posted May 24, 2017 17:28:18 Photo: WA Health minister Roger Cook got vaccinated today, to encourage people to get the jab. (ABC News) For years I refused to get the

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Manchester attack could have 'catastrophic impact' on children 0

By Bonny Symons-Brown Updated May 24, 2017 16:43:34 Photo: Many of the victims were teenagers or children who had been seeing the pop superstar perform. (Reuters: Peter Nicholls) The bombing

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Poverty can bring on puberty earlier, research shows 0

Posted May 24, 2017 09:59:52 Related Story: Parents struggling to recognise childhood obesity under new ‘norms’: experts Map: Melbourne 3000 Children who grow up poor are much more likely to

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