The ten things Australia needs to do to improve health Read Article →

The ten things Australia needs to do to improve health

In Australia, one in every two people has a chronic disease.
Paris terror attacks: France now faces fight against fear and exclusion Read Article →

Paris terror attacks: France now faces fight against fear and exclusion

The attacks that took place at a series of venues in Paris on November 13 are already the deadliest on French soil since 1945.
Tackling the stigma: how sports can help change perceptions of mental illness Read Article →

Tackling the stigma: how sports can help change perceptions of mental illness

News that Sydney Swans star Lance “Buddy” Franklin, arguably the biggest name in the Australian Football League (AFL), is experiencing a mental health condition has garnered a lot of media attention.
We need to move beyond the medical model to address Indigenous suicide Read Article →

We need to move beyond the medical model to address Indigenous suicide

Despite efforts to prevent suicide among Indigenous Australians, especially the young, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suicide rate is at least twice as high as – and in some instances, such as at Mowanjum near Derby, 100 times – the national rate.
What you should expect from your GP Read Article →

What you should expect from your GP

Australia spent $16 billion on GP-related health care in 2012-13.
Is it ethical to use data from Nazi medical experiments? Read Article →

Is it ethical to use data from Nazi medical experiments?

During World War II, Nazi doctors had unfettered access to human beings they could use in medical experiments in any way they chose.
What the EU must do now to halt this tragedy on its shores Read Article →

What the EU must do now to halt this tragedy on its shores

The ‘worst tragedy in living memory’ – Last week’s tragic sinking of yet another vessel in the Mediterranean Sea – has resulted in the death of up to 900 asylum seekers as their boat capsized en route from Libya to southern Europe.
Political fear-mongering just magnifies the harm ice can do Read Article →

Political fear-mongering just magnifies the harm ice can do

There is no doubt methamphetamine can cause harm, and no doubt most who work in drug policy aim to help drug users.

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