South Australian taxpayers to foot the bill for $2m in prison nicotine patches and lozenges – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email South Australian taxpayers to foot the bill for $2m in prison nicotine patches and lozenges By Rebecca Puddy Updated March 20, 2019 06:44:46 Photo: The smoking ban will be introduced in all SA prisons by the end of the year. (Flickr: Raul Lieberwirth) Related Story: Prison riot prompts review Continue Reading

Sextuplets born in Texas with twin boys and girls beating odds of one in 4.7 billion – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Sextuplets born in Texas with twin boys and girls beating odds of one in 4.7 billion Updated March 19, 2019 10:20:09 Photo: Thelma Chiaka with medical staff after giving birth to four sons and two daughters. (Supplied: Facebook/Women’s Hospital of Texas) Related Story: US Nobel Prize winner was told Continue Reading

Nauru refugees exposed to asbestos after shipping containers dumped just metres away – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Nauru refugees exposed to asbestos after shipping containers dumped just metres away Pacific Beat By foreign affairs reporter Stephen Dziedzic Updated March 19, 2019 08:55:26 Photo: Sheds full of sheets of deadly asbestos in Nauru. (Supplied) Related Story: Fact Check: Did the PM get the 'simple math' on sick Continue Reading

How a Cold War scientist escaped a gulag to pioneer reproductive technology using sheep semen – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email How a Cold War scientist escaped a gulag to pioneer reproductive technology using sheep semen Landline By Tim Lee Posted March 16, 2019 06:09:03 Photo: Artificial insemination of merino ewes paved the way for substantial developments in reproductive science. (Supplied: Emeritus Professor Chis Maxwell AM) Related Story: How your Continue Reading

For single mothers and lesbians in China, accessing fertility treatment is a nightmare – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email For single mothers and lesbians in China, accessing fertility treatment is a nightmare By Cecily Huang Updated March 16, 2019 08:24:36 Photo: Xiao Chen, left, and her wife Winky with their twin daughters Phoebe and Sarah in a Shenzhen park. (Supplied) Related Story: 'Africans are always the bad guys': Continue Reading

Headspace is 'easy for politicians', but failing Australia's youth, experts say – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Headspace is 'easy for politicians', but failing Australia's youth, experts say By national Indigenous affairs reporter Isabella Higgins and the Specialist Reporting Team’s Sarah Collard Posted April 28, 2019 05:05:02 Photo: Lyn Gilpin said her daughter struggled to find appropriate mental health services. (Supplied: Lyn Gilpin) Related Story: Headspace Continue Reading

Viral image of human milk ducts not accurate, taken as screenshot from anatomy app – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Viral image of human milk ducts not accurate, taken as screenshot from anatomy app Updated April 27, 2019 11:25:58 Photo: Milk ducts do not appear as shown in the viral image. (Twitter: @lemonadead) Map: United States An image claiming to depict human milk ducts that went viral and shocked Continue Reading

Chinese parents clash with police over claims Chengdu school served kids mouldy food – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Chinese parents clash with police over claims Chengdu school served kids mouldy food Posted March 15, 2019 17:15:44 Photo: Parents from the school posted images online of spoiled food they claimed they found in the canteen. (Weibo) Related Story: 'Made in China makes us terrified': Vaccine scandal sparks widespread Continue Reading

Victorian child dies of flu during significant summer outbreak – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Victorian child dies of flu during significant summer outbreak By Peter Lusted Updated March 15, 2019 15:40:23 Map: Melbourne 3000 A young child has died in Victoria due to what health authorities have labelled one of the biggest summer outbreaks of flu the state has seen. Key points: Victoria Continue Reading