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Seeing is believing

Believed to affect over one million Australians, the incidence of macular degeneration is on the rise. By Amie Larter Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness and loss of vision in Australia and affects one in seven people ...

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Keeping community care affordable

Private providers and government must work together to keep costs down in this growing area of nursing. By Mary Casey There have been many changes in the care and nursing industry in the past 10 years, especially in the community ...

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Health of carers suffering: report

Nine out of ten carers supporting someone with a mental illness report an impact on their personal health. Ninety per cent of people caring for loved-ones with a mental illness are suffering health problems themselves, a report says. A study ...

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