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'I'm gonna get my piece of meat into you': I was sexually harassed at work, and I'm not alone

It was the night shift and I was attending a difficult patient. He gripped my arm and said something dirty. It wouldn't be the last time I'd encounter sexual harassment in my nursing career and it needs to change, writes Simone Sheridan.

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A quick guide to the perfect poo and how to get it

Constipation is something most people experience from time to time. These are the four main causes and what constitutes the ideal stool.

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A fundamental flaw is excluding 500,000 Australians from many websites

For Australians living with a vision impairment, a lack of assistive technology on many websites renders them ...

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Experimental US cannabis drug claiming to treat diabetics to be trialled in Vanuatu

An American company moves to trial a new cannabis-derived drug on diabetics in Vanuatu as a result of stringent Federal ...

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Musician Lewis Capaldi to provide anxiety rooms for fans

The musician, who has anxiety attacks himself, will provide qualified support officers and other assistance to help ...

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Cappuccino, cremations and conversations: Would you visit a death cafe?

A recent inquiry found the need for better "death literacy" in Canberra and some are suggesting the best way to do that ...

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Cycling to close the health gap

In South Australia's remote APY lands, a young man is cycling 700 kilometres a to bring about change in closing the gap in Indigenous communities.

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Zibeon Fielding rides 700km to raise funds and educate children about healthy living

The first male health practitioner from the APY Lands is cycling 700km to raise funds, perform health checks on children and educate them about health living.

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Garry had NDIS renovations to help his dying wife. Now he's stuck with a home he'll struggle to sell

Garry Saville has spent almost 18 months fighting to repair botched NDIS renovations to his home, which were done to help him care for his sick wife. Now she has died, and he is left trying to negotiate a bureaucratic maze.

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Mental health beds increased in SA ahead of expected Easter spike

Public holidays are often opportunities to relax but for some they can cause extra stress, requiring mental health ...

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NT Police did not have power to breath-test woman in her home, judge finds

An Aboriginal woman in Katherine has been breath-tested in her own home by Northern Territory Police — despite officers ...

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Man who allegedly jumped from Darwin high-rise had smoked synthetic cannabis: police

Detective Superintendent Mark Stringer has seen more hospitalisations linked to synthetic cannabis use in Darwin during the past few weeks than he has in years and is urging residents to "chuck it out". ...

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'Bubble boy' immune disease effectively cured with novel gene therapy

Babies born with a rare, life-threatening genetic disorder that leaves them with little to no immunity have been cured with an experimental gene therapy.

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Election campaign lesson No.1: don't mess with Medicare

Labor will feature Medicare at the heart of its election campaign. It will test how far the Coalition has been able to ...

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Black lung victim says mine-appointed doctors didn't know how to read X-rays properly

A former coal miner says he would've left the industry had he known he had silicosis, but the doctors hired by his ...

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Sweet science and the buzz around honey's health benefits

When you apply lashings of honey to your toast or drop a teaspoon of the sweet nectar into your tea, do you ever stop and think of its medicinal qualities?

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The three fungi that kill more than a million people each year

Fungi spend their lives quietly decomposing the planet's organic waste but some have developed resistance to pesticides and a threat to human health is looming, writes Justin Beardsley.

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Punk, Iggy Pop, and bringing down the House

Iggy Pop may be known as the godfather of punk, but he's returned to Sydney at a time where punk is one of the hardest things to be. The post Punk, Iggy Pop, and bringing down the House appeared first on Crikey.

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Notre Dame and the disruption of our links to a living past

The immolation of Notre Dame de Paris rips at the threads that link us to our ancestors and to our descendants, regardless of whether we're religious ...

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Long grass living: The stigmatised, vibrant reality of life for Darwin's homeless

They are some of the most vulnerable Australians and they live on the streets. What is the reality of life for Darwin's ...

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Live: NSW Now: 62yo woman killed in hit-and-run, police search for homeless man's stolen rat

MORNING BRIEFING: A woman dies after being hit by a car while walking down a northern NSW road, while police release ...

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Enzo's hero hospitalised with horrific injury after helping pay for treatment

A football player who helped raised much-needed money to send a child with a rare disease overseas for treatment proves ...

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A deadly flu season is approaching, so when should you get vaccinated?

Most people recover from flu in under a week but for some it will kill and this year is shaping up to be bad. Ian Barr explains how to protect yourself

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Father desperately seeking super to buy car for unexpected additions to family

The Brisbane man, who already has a teen and young triplets at home, had a vasectomy and was using contraception when his wife got pregnant with twins.

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'We need help': How the health system forgot these families

Meet Payden, who is two weeks old and one of 21,000 babies born into regional NSW towns every year who, on average, have a lower life-expectancy than their counterparts in the city.

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