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Suicide hits the poor and disadvantaged

There have been more suicides so far in 2019 than this time last year.  
The climate emergency and post-election trauma

Psychologist Lyn Bender offers tips on dealing with post-election trauma and continuing the fight ...  
Reforming society the best way to minimise suicide

Sadness, depression, trauma and suicide can be better dealt with if we look to its social and ...  
Would having medical professionals on flights save lives?

On September 21, 2015, Les Jakielaszek, a fit and healthy 47-year-old boarded a Jetstar plane from ...  
DHS uses personal details to recruit patients into medical study

A recent breach of patient confidentiality by the Department of Human Services has raised legal ...  
Medevac legislation: Adequate care for battling refugees

Now that the Medevac Bill has been set for repeal, Australia runs the risk of being seen by the ...  
The underground railroad for abortion

In the wake of restrictive U.S. abortion laws, a new Facebook group allows women to access pills ...  
The four doctors who voted against Medevac

Four medical professionals and Coalition MPs were among those who voted to repeal the Medevac Bill ...  
Wren's Week: Out with Medicare and in with nuclear power

A call has been made to scrap Medicare while the LNP wants to usher in the age of nuclear energy ...  
MUNGO MACCALLUM: The Coalition's real-life 'Mediscare' on Medicare

The private health insurance funds have effectively been on notice for 50 years — since the ...  
Science Watch: Get a go-have a go disease can be terminal

Two new and virulent diseases within the cluster of delusional disorders are attacking susceptible ...  
Stuart Robert to appeal NDIS funding for MS sufferer

Stuart Robert's move to appeal an MS sufferer's NDIS funding reflects his own personal prejudice ...  
Dutton's Australia: Refusing medical care to a two-year-old

A two-year-old in immigration detention has been denied hospital care as the 17-month battle to ...  
Support, not research: How to lower Australia's high suicide rate

Governments of all stripes must better fund frontline suicide prevention services to save lives ...  
EPA urged to put public health over Monsanto profits

American-based advocacy groups are encouraging the EPA to ban cancer-linked glyphosate, writes ...  
The great Australian methamphetamine flood

Statistics show that Australia is losing its war on methamphetamines, so perhaps it's time to ...  
Fukushima, the 'nuclear renaissance' and the Morrison Government

Despite the death of the “nuclear renaissance” following Fukushima, the nuclear corporations ...  
A desperate plea to save the life of Kayban Jamshaad

The Australian immigration department has denied a visa to an infant in desperate need of medical ...