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More Australians using Dr Google

Five million Australians pay for a doctor’s visit in an average four week period—but an increasing proportion of them are […]

How do we halt the spread of Zika virus?

With the WHO declaring the zika virus a global public health emergency, key questions must be answered if we are to […]

New program reduces hospital infections

A first-of-its-kind collaborative project between QUT and Logan Hospital designed to reduce healthcare associated infection has won national acclaim at […]

Improving pregnancy care for at-risk populations in Australia

Three different at-risk populations with evidence of poor pregnancy outcomes are the focus of Dr Melanie Gibson-Helm’s research program, funded by […]

Higher rate of women giving birth than a decade ago

A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows that the rate of women aged between […]

School water program to brighten smiles in remote NSW

A new pilot project aimed at improving the oral health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in three remote […]

Call for mandatory health insurance

A new report released by Victoria University’s Australian Health Policy Collaboration (AHPC) suggests that a national health insurance system could […]
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It’s time to tackle chronic diseases: health leaders unite to challenge Canberra

One of the largest research collaborations ever seen in Australia will aid governments in tackling our rising chronic disease problem. […]

“None for me, thanks”: social impact of changing alcohol habits

Drinking alcohol is a large aspect of Australian culture but what happens when someone decides to stop drinking or cut […]

Australian supermarket catalogues promote unhealthy eating

Unhealthy foods are the most promoted items in Australian supermarket catalogues, according to an analysis by Deakin University obesity prevention […]