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Doctors call for death education in schools

Death education should be taught in the classroom to demystify ageing and dying among younger Australians, Queensland doctors have argued. Australian Medical Association Queensland said young people need to be educated about medical, legal and other issues that surround ageing ...

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Build it and they will come … or will they?

The Department of Health recently announced ACAR 2018–19 and that an invitation to apply for 13,500 residential aged care places, 775 short-term restorative care places and up to $60 million in capital grants is expected soon. Residential aged care (RAC) ...

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Arthritis linked to depression, panic attacks

People with arthritis are significantly more likely to have depression, anxiety and experience panic attacks, according to new research. The latest analysis of the Medibank Better Health Index – an annual survey of more than 50,000 Australians – showed 22.3 ...

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