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bzzz, slap! how to treat insect bites (home remedies included)

Bzzz, slap! How to treat insect bites (home remedies included)

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Picture: Shuttlestock  It’s the holidays and we’re spending more time outdoors. This means we’re exposed to the more annoying and painful aspects of summer — insect bites and stings. There are plenty of products at the...
i can’t get sunburnt through glass, shade or in water, right? 5 common sunburn myths busted

I can’t get sunburnt through glass, shade or in water, right? 5 common sunburn...

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 Image: Shuttlestock Despite decades of public health campaigns, skin cancer remains a major threat to health in Australia, with more cases diagnosed each year than all other cancers combined. Skin cancer rates remain high and sunburn is...
can governments mandate a covid vaccination? balancing public health with human rights – and what the law says

Can governments mandate a COVID vaccination? Balancing public health with human rights – and...

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Image: Shuttlestock Earlier in 2020, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he expected the COVID-19 vaccine to be mandatory. He later backtracked, noting the government “can’t hold someone down and make them take it”. But should it be...
White, Brown, Raw, Honey: Which Type Of Sugar Is Best?

White, brown, raw, honey: which type of sugar is best?

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Sugar is sugar in the body. But the way they’re processed can make small differences. from www.shutterstock.com In nutrition, sugar refers to simple carbohydrates consisting of one or two basic carbohydrate units such as...
how to treat sunburn pain, according to skin experts

How to treat sunburn pain, according to skin experts

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 Picture: Shuttlestock So you’re one of the 21% of Australians who got sunburnt last week. While we should be avoiding sunburn, it’s sometimes easier said than done in the Australian sun. What can you do once you realise...
almost half a million tests, zero positives: how statistics shows we can be confident covid-19 is gone from victoria

Almost half a million tests, zero positives: how statistics shows we can be confident...

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Image: Erik Anderson / AAP How do you know that something you are looking for is not there? Looking for a needle in a haystack is fundamentally easy – however laborious and tedious –...
Health Check: What Caused My Stye And Can I Get Rid Of It?

Health Check: what caused my stye and can I get rid of it?

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There are a few different types of stye – and if you’re in lots of pain you’ll know yours is the infected kind. Many of us will have a stye in our lifetime....
courting the chameleon: how the us election reveals rupert murdoch’s political colours

Why we should prioritise older people when we get a COVID vaccine

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Shuttlestock While we wait for further results from phase 3 trials, it’s clear that supply of any potential COVID vaccine would initially be limited. Local authorities will need to prioritise distribution to specific groups, at least...
A Guide To Understanding The Full Ramifications Of Autism Spectrum Disorder

A Guide To Understanding The Full Ramifications Of Autism Spectrum Disorder

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With more and more children and adults being diagnosed with autism, people have many questions. What is autism? What are signs that a person is autistic? What is the “autism spectrum”? Can a person...
a mental disorder, not a personal failure: why now is the time for australia to rethink addiction

A mental disorder, not a personal failure: why now is the time for Australia...

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 Image: Shuttlestock The year 2020 has challenged us all. The bushfires and then the pandemic forced us to reflect on what’s important, how we respond to crises as a community, and the ways we connect...