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Rugby league initiative takes anxiety out of men's health checks

In Wilcannia, the average life expectancy for an Indigenous male is 40 years — but the local rugby league community is hoping to close the gap.

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US pastor leads Charlie Gard rally in London

Protesters who want critically ill British baby Charlie Gard to receive an experimental medical treatment rallied ...

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Could a case like terminally ill baby Charlie Gard's happen in Australia?

Terminally ill British boy Charlie Gard's fate lies in the hands of a British judge who will decide if he can be taken ...

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IVF success rates increase after multiple rounds, data shows

Women who go through multiple rounds of IVF have a significantly higher chance of having a baby, research shows. ...

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The outdated regulations that stopped women becoming paramedics

In 1983 Andrea Wyatt was told she could not become a paramedic because by law, women were not allowed to lift more than ...

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Getting Indigenous dialysis patients home for Christmas

A dialysis unit in Central Australia is using art as a way to generate much needed funds that will help its patients be closer to their families this Christmas.

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An Indian musician strums a guitar during brain surgery

A Indian musician who strummed a guitar during brain surgery to treat painful muscle spasms in his hand says he hopes to release his first album next year.

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Sedentary lifestyles hurt older Australians' fitness levels

Older Australians are generally healthier and more active than their peers more than 25 years ago, but their level of fitness has decreased, new research shows.

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Young farmer with autism meets his role model

A world-renowned American animal scientist, who is also a prominent autism spokesperson, creates car parking chaos in rural South Australia.

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When it comes to contraception, what was old is new again

Despite all the messaging around safe sex and unwanted pregnancies, a recent study suggests the use of so-called ...

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Raw milk warning after gastro cases linked to controversial SA dairy

At least five cases of gastro are linked to unpasteurised cow's milk from a Willunga Hill farm that was fined last year, SA Health warns.

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Vanuatu's first pathologist hopes to reduce number of deaths from cervical cancer

Vanuatu's first pathologist is wrapping up her first week of work at Central Vila Hospital's updated laboratory.

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Five-time heart surgery patient shows off her built-in 'zipper'

A tenacious young woman not expected to live past the age of six proudly displays her scar as a reminder of what she has been through.

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Single women taking DIY path to motherhood

So you're single and the bank account isn't a bottomless pit of money, but becoming a mum is all you can think about. For 38-year-old Hannah, there was a solution outside of visiting an IVF clinic or sperm bank. ...

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Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings 

A battle of the humorous footy panel shows is brewing in Melbourne. The post Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings  appeared first on Crikey.

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Supervised drinking in family homes backfiring, researchers say

Parents who give their children alcohol in the hope that it encourages responsible consumption are being warned against ...

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Pinch of saffron goes a long way for Gippsland spice farmer

A city slicker's coffee shop stop sparked the idea to grow saffron in the highly productive pastures of Gippsland, Victoria.

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One Plus One: Lily Bailey

Lily Bailey is a model and writer who has suffered with obsessive compulsive disorder all her life. Initially secretive about her condition, she grew tired of misconceptions around OCD and has now chosen to speak frankly about her struggles.

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Why many women with 'high-functioning' autism are left undiagnosed

Many women with so-called "high-functioning" autism are likely being left undiagnosed, a situation which has wide-ranging consequences for their wellbeing.

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How to be more neighbourly to elderly people

This week an elderly couple were found dead in their home after a neighbour raised the alarm with police. It is sadly a ...

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What the first double hand transplant recipient wants to do with his hands

Zion Harvey says he's still the same kid despite having a world-first double hand transplant. ...

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The ins and outs of wearing contact lenses

Contact lenses are a lifesaver for many people, but there are risks with sticking pieces of plastic in your eyes. So ...

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Why surgery for early-stage prostate cancer doesn't save lives

Many men live with prostate cancer rather than die from it. Here's the evidence for why they shouldn't jump to ...

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Nom de womb: What nickname did you give your unborn baby?

Giving a nickname or alias to your unborn baby is a way expectant parents start bonding with their child; they can be funny, cute and just a little on the weird side.

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Police rescue woman, dog after car driven onto beach

An elderly woman who drove her car onto the sand at Henley Beach in Adelaide's west is detained under the mental health act, police say.

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Razer: tragedy tourism is older than selfies, so quit your outrage 

Don't lecture millenials for tragedy selfies, they are just following an age-old practice. The post Razer: tragedy tourism is older than selfies, so quit your outrage  appeared first on Crikey.

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