Rexona maker Unilever acknowledges five deaths linked to misuse of product – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Rexona maker Unilever acknowledges five deaths linked to misuse of product ABC Radio Brisbane Exclusive by Rebeka Powell and Katherine Feeney Updated September 27, 2019 06:42:54 Photo: Locking the products behind cages is one step retailers have taken to address the issue. (ABC News: Harriet Tatham) Related Story: 'Why Continue Reading

Cancer treatment video link trial to save patients the 1,500km trek to Perth for chemotherapy – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Cancer treatment video link trial to save patients the 1,500km trek to Perth for chemotherapy ABC Pilbara By Rebecca Parish Posted September 26, 2019 11:45:08 Photo: Clinical nurse manager Susan Niewoudt consults with Perth oncologist Dr Wei-Sen Lam via telehealth. (ABC Pilbara: Rebecca Parish) Related Story: While health tech Continue Reading

Abortion decriminalised in NSW as controversial bill passes final vote – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Abortion decriminalised in NSW as controversial bill passes final vote By state political reporter Ashleigh Raper Updated September 26, 2019 18:04:04 Video: Premier explains why she missed abortion vote (ABC News) Related Story: This is what happened to abortion statistics after it was decriminalised in Victoria Related Story: This Continue Reading

Voluntary euthanasia debate highlights need for better regional palliative care in Western Australia – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Voluntary euthanasia debate highlights need for better regional palliative care in Western Australia ABC Mid West & Wheatbelt By Laura Meachim Posted September 26, 2019 08:13:22 Photo: The voluntary euthanasia debate has prompted calls for improved palliative care services. (ABC News: Natasha Johnson, file photo) Related Story: Assisted dying Continue Reading

Sex work restrictions are punishing people with disabilities, advocates say – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Sex work restrictions are punishing people with disabilities, advocates say By Casey Briggs Updated September 26, 2019 08:02:04 Photo: Advocates say people with disabilities should be allowed to access sex work services. (Supplied: Pexels) Related Story: Sex work a major step closer to decriminalisation in SA Related Story: Sex Continue Reading

Heart disease was Australia's leading cause of death in 2018, Australian Bureau of Statistics reveals – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Heart disease was Australia's leading cause of death in 2018, Australian Bureau of Statistics reveals Posted September 25, 2019 20:06:43 Photo: Heart disease killed about 48 Australians every day in 2018. (ABC News: Brendon Espotiso) Related Story: Even small improvements in cardiovascular health can help reduce your risk of Continue Reading

Daisy the school dog improves student wellbeing and attendance in classroom – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Daisy the school dog improves student wellbeing and attendance in classroom ABC Goulburn Murray By Allison Jess Posted October 28, 2019 07:35:04 Photo: Students Brax and Lilli say Daisy is a calming influence. (ABC Goulburn Murray: Allison Jess) Related Story: Therapy dog gets gig at school in drought-affected community Continue Reading

Depression isn't a one-size-fits-all disease, so why are our explanations of it so narrow? – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Depression isn't a one-size-fits-all disease, so why are our explanations of it so narrow? The Conversation By Tony Ward and Samuel Clack Updated September 25, 2019 16:59:55 Photo: People with depression can experience deep sadness and feelings of hopelessness, sorrow, emptiness and despair. (Unsplash: Nik Shuliahin) Related Story: R Continue Reading

Water researcher labels Murray-Darling Basin Plan a trainwreck – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Water researcher labels Murray-Darling Basin Plan a trainwreck Posted October 29, 2019 09:07:44 The Australia Institute’s Maryanne Slattery said government mismanagement and reforms had worsened the effects of the drought in New South Wales. Source: ABC News | Duration: 42sec Topics: murray-darling-basin, drought, environment, environmental-impact, environmental-management, environmental-policy, environmental-technology, environmental-health, Continue Reading

ACT legalises personal cannabis use, becoming first Australian jurisdiction to do so – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email ACT legalises personal cannabis use, becoming first Australian jurisdiction to do so By Tom Lowrey Updated September 26, 2019 00:04:12 Photo: The laws allow possession of up to 50 grams of cannabis per person. (Unsplash: Matthew Brodeur) Related Story: Canberra wants to become the cannabis capital — but could Continue Reading