Naponi survived a violent husband, then faced a new battle — getting her community to believe her – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Naponi survived a violent husband, then faced a new battle — getting her community to believe her RN By Nathan Morris for Earshot Posted August 13, 2019 08:50:19 Photo: Her husband’s been in a hospital for years — but her community won’t accept the diagnosis. (ABC RN: Nathan Morris) Continue Reading

Greta Thunberg visited Barack Obama as part of a US trip – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Greta Thunberg visited Barack Obama as part of a US trip Posted September 18, 2019 14:34:44 The teen activist is in the United States ahead of international strikes on climate change. Source: ABC News | Duration: 56sec Topics: climate-change, activism-and-lobbying, demonstration, environment, environmental-impact, environmental-management, environmental-policy, environmental-technology, environmental-health, united-states

Art project connects 100 teens with centenarians for lasting friendships – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Art project connects 100 teens with centenarians for lasting friendships By Shelley Lloyd Updated August 24, 2019 14:46:36 External Link: Art project connects teens with centenarians Map: Brisbane 4000 An unlikely friendship between a 101-year-old woman and a teenage refugee has blossomed over chocolate biscuits and cups of black Continue Reading

Tom Boyd speaks about his mental health on Fox Footy – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Tom Boyd speaks about his mental health on Fox Footy Posted September 18, 2019 06:08:09 AFL premiership player Tom Boyd tells Mike Sheahan his mental health struggles were not the reason he walked away from professional football. Source: ABC News | Duration: 1min 8sec Topics: australian-football-league, sport, mental-health, melbourne-3000

Benzodiazepines most common substance in overdose deaths in 2016, ahead of oxycodone and fentanyl – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Benzodiazepines most common substance in overdose deaths in 2016, ahead of oxycodone and fentanyl 7.30 By Madeleine Morris Updated August 14, 2019 13:39:47 Photo: Benzodiazepines are responsible for more drug overdose deaths than oxycodone, codeine and fentanyl. (Source: Flickr/Dean812) Map: Melbourne 3000 Benzodiazepines were involved in more drug-induced deaths Continue Reading

Queensland farmer and mum of three attempts world's longest solo obstacle course – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Queensland farmer and mum of three attempts world's longest solo obstacle course By Sarah Jane Bell Updated August 12, 2019 15:26:07 Photo: When she is not completing obstacle courses, Jessica Ehrlich runs a farm in Gayndah. (Supplied: Lorraine Maskill) Related Story: Age no 'obstacle' for this Queenslander in world Continue Reading

Elderly woman dies after falling into creek in Adelaide Hills – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Elderly woman dies after falling into creek in Adelaide Hills Posted August 11, 2019 15:22:58 Photo: The elderly woman’s death comes days after Chris Moore was stranded for 40 minutes in this rushing creek. (Facebook: Chris Moore) Related Story: Woman rescued from 'wildly rushing' flooded creek after holding onto Continue Reading

Vaping can be deadly: as an imaging scientist I fear the impact on people's lungs – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Vaping can be deadly: as an imaging scientist I fear the impact on people's lungs The Conversation By Grace Parraga Updated September 16, 2019 17:34:41 Photo: We have known for decades that lung damage occurs from chronic inhalation of gases and smoke, so I wonder why anyone would assume Continue Reading