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Bondi Rescue star to take a dip for dementia

One of Bondi’s famous lifesavers will dive into Sydney Harbour this weekend for dementia awareness. Andrew ‘Reidy’ Reid, known for saving lives and playing pranks on Network Ten’s Bondi Rescue, will host the Sydney Harbour Splash event on Australia Day ...

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Researchers challenge euthanasia ‘gag clause’

Victoria was the first state enabling voluntary assisted dying, but the ban put on doctors to discuss it with their patients is a “gag clause” that should be removed, experts say. An article published by the Medical Journal of Australia ...

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Premature menopause linked to multimorbidity

Australian research has shown that women who experience premature menopause are more likely to develop multiple chronic conditions down the track. For the study, University of Queensland PhD student Dr Xiaolin Xu looked at 11,000 women who participated in the ...

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2020: Year of the nurse and midwife

In May, it will have been 200 years since the birth of Florence Nightingale and the World Health Organization (WHO) is marking the date by declaring 2020 as the first ever Year of the Nurse and Midwife. Early last year, ...

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