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From Florence to flourishing

Nursing shortages have been predicted worldwide, with headlines reporting that this is one of the dominant issues in healthcare today. Nursing attrition is on the cusp of becoming a crisis, with perilous implications for patients and healthcare providers alike. Can ...

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Aged-care inquiry a ‘watershed moment’

An investigation of abuse and other issues across Australia's aged care sector will be conducted amid a "rising torrent" of concern that the industry is faltering in areas of safety and quality, a royal commission has heard. Opening a near ...

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Less meat, more veggies in ‘ideal diet’

Scientists have unveiled what they say is an ideal diet for the health of the planet and its people – including a doubling of consumption of nuts, fruits, vegetables and legumes, and a halving of meat and sugar intake. If ...

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WHO study reveals health impact of fibre

People who eat lots of high-fibre and whole grain foods have lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other chronic diseases than people whose diets are low in fibre, a study commissioned by the World Health Organisation (WHO) says. ...

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