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ANMF joins calls for pill testing

As we head into the Australia day long weekend, the AMNF has followed the lead of the AMA and many prominent politicians and clinical experts to call for pill testing at Australian music festivals. Federal secretary Annie Butler said: “Supported ...

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NSW Labor makes $700m hospital commitment

NSW Labor says it will build a $700 million hospital in northwest Sydney if elected in March. Opposition Leader Michael Daley said the North West Public Hospital in Rouse Hill would provide emergency, diagnostic and outpatient services, as well as ...

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Blood test could help detect early Alzheimer’s

A simple blood test that detects signs of brain damage could be used to spot developing Alzheimer's disease, say scientists. The test looks for a structural protein that leaks out of damaged or dying neurons. In a population of 247 ...

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Aged care royal commission: day one

“The hallmark of a civilised society is how it treats its most vulnerable people and our elderly are often amongst our most physically, emotionally and financially vulnerable.” These were some of the final words from commissioner Richard Tracey on the ...

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