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Health June 02, 2018
Opt-out organ donation
While Britain looks set to pass an ‘opt-out’ organ donation law – reversing the principle of volunteering – even some transplant recipients are unconvinced such a system should be adopted in Australia.
Education February 10, 2018
While there is growing support for teaching children about physical intimacy and consent, some educators want it discussed at school, while others think it best left to parents.
Health March 24, 2018
Misunderstanding chronic migraine
Chronic migraine puts stress on families and relationships and costs the economy in lost productivity, but a widespread underestimation of its severity may mean it is being overlooked for research funding.
Health December 02, 2017
Early detection key for dyslexia
It is hoped a new federal initiative for early detection of dyslexia will deliver a better education for those with learning difficulties, as well as avoid the stigma that can lead to mental health problems.
Health October 14, 2017
The first step to helping new mothers cope with the physical and psychological damage of injuries sustained during childbirth is to acknowledge how commonly they occur.