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March 26, 2017

Disability services provider investigated over series of deaths

One of Australia's most high-profile providers of disability services, Lifestyle Solutions, is under review by both the Victorian Government and the NSW Ombudsman after a series of deaths of its clients.

March 26, 2017

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Footage shows a fight between two boys at a group home

Footage shows a fight between two boys at a group home.
March 25, 2017

Political alliances ditched in wake of Goodwin health shock

In the wake of the shock announcement of Tasmanian Attorney-General Vanessa Goodwin's illness, political foes and the public shelve their differences and rally together for her.

March 25, 2017

Can the sea help manage mental illness?

A few years ago my brother fell ill with a severe mental illness. I reasoned if the sea could calm itself, maybe it could help calm his mind, writes Michael Troy.

March 25, 2017

How families overcome barriers to kids' exercise

Given that most children aren't getting the physical activity they need, we look at families who have come up with creative ways to get their kids moving.

March 24, 2017

Tasmanian A-G Vanessa Goodwin hospitalised with brain tumours

Vanessa Goodwin is in a "stable condition" in hospital, it has been announced, following Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman's shock press conference revealing the Attorney-General has been diagnosed with multiple brain tumours.

March 24, 2017

No repeal for Obamacare as Republicans pull healthcare bill

US President Donald Trump suffers a stunning political setback in a Congress controlled by his own party, with Republican leaders pulling legislation to overhaul the US healthcare system.

March 24, 2017

'Game changing' technology could almost eradicate malaria in PNG

Australian scientists have trialled a new diagnostic technique in Papua New Guinea they say could help eradicate the malaria parasite in developing countries.

March 24, 2017

Professor Ian Frazer recalls 'lucky' discovery of cervical cancer vaccine

Professor Ian Frazer, the immunologist responsible for the vaccine against human papillomavirus, says he got lucky and treatment for other cancers remains a major challenge.

March 24, 2017

Complicated surgery needed for twin growing inside baby's abdomen

The life of a 10-month-old boy hangs in the balance as doctors in Indonesia prepare to remove a strange mass his parents noticed growing in his abdomen, which turned out to be the baby's own twin.

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