The way you take the contraceptive pill has more to do with the Pope than your health – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email The way you take the contraceptive pill has more to do with the Pope than your health The Conversation By Susan Walker Updated January 24, 2019 16:47:19 Photo: The seven-day break was designed into the pill in the late 1950s. (Pexels.com) Related Story: Birth control methods are nearly perfect Continue Reading

The oldest successfully used frozen semen in the world – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email The oldest successfully used frozen semen in the world Posted March 16, 2019 06:09:03 The 50-year-old semen was collected from a ram in 1968 and used to artificially inseminate a ewe in 2018. The prize stud’s progeny are now eight months old. Supplied: University of Sydney Source: ABC News Continue Reading

How an Indigenous cadetship in NSW is helping close the gap – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email How an Indigenous cadetship in NSW is helping close the gap ABC Coffs Coast By Melissa Martin Updated January 24, 2019 09:52:12 Photo: Aboriginal cadetship graduate Maiysha Craig is a midwife at Coffs Harbour Health Campus. (Supplied: Mid North Coast Local Health District) Related Story: From school dropout and Continue Reading

Pill testing calls intensify as string of ACT politicians admit to using MDMA, acid, marijuana – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Pill testing calls intensify as string of ACT politicians admit to using MDMA, acid, marijuana By Jake Evans Updated January 24, 2019 16:35:42 Photo: ACT MLA Shane Rattenbury said he “didn’t like the effect” of the MDMA he took. (ABC News: Jake Evans) Related Story: Crossbench push Victorian Government Continue Reading

Cerebral palsy rates drop as medical, technological advancements boost quality of life – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Cerebral palsy rates drop as medical, technological advancements boost quality of life ABC Sunshine Coast By Daniel Prosser Updated January 24, 2019 12:27:15 Photo: Mark Halupka presents his own disability sports radio show on Phoenix Radio in Brisbane. (Supplied: Mark Halupka) Related Story: Isabella disproves her diagnosis by taking Continue Reading

Hacienda Healthcare nurse facing sexual assault charge after disabled woman gave birth in nursing home – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Hacienda Healthcare nurse facing sexual assault charge after disabled woman gave birth in nursing home Updated January 24, 2019 08:58:59 Photo: Nathan Sutherland was one of the woman’s caregivers at Hacienda HealthCare. (AP: Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office) Related Story: US woman who gave birth in long-term care facility was Continue Reading

I ran a police force and I'm not soft on drugs. This is why I'm backing a pill testing trial – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email I ran a police force and I'm not soft on drugs. This is why I'm backing a pill testing trial By Michael Palmer Posted March 15, 2019 06:00:08 Photo: A majority of Australians, including a majority of Liberal and National voters, want to see a pill testing pilot. (ABC Continue Reading

Royal commission into disability abuse was a decade in the making, but the time is ripe for change – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Royal commission into disability abuse was a decade in the making, but the time is ripe for change By the Specialist Reporting Team’s Alison Branley Updated March 14, 2019 08:51:01 Photo: Sandy Guy, pictured with her son Liam, was one of the first to speak out against service provider Continue Reading

Regenerative farming has helped transform the landscape of dry properties – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Regenerative farming has helped transform the landscape of dry properties Posted March 14, 2019 13:42:48 Boorowa farmer, David Marsh, began his journey into regenerative agriculture in the 1980s, after a drought brought him to the edge of ruin. He began adopting regenerative practices in 1999, increasing the amount of Continue Reading

What we wished we'd known when our son was diagnosed on the autism spectrum – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email What we wished we'd known when our son was diagnosed on the autism spectrum By Michael Dulaney for The Parenting Spectrum Updated March 14, 2019 11:37:36 Photo: Learning about autism has been a journey for Travis, Fiona and their son Patch. (Supplied) Related Story: My two sons have autism. Continue Reading