Health

Tue 23 Jul 2019

Drastic plan to lift alcohol prices

Drastic plan to lift alcohol prices

A POWERFUL industry group has called for an overhaul of pricing for cheap alcohol in a bid to shift binge-drinking culture and reduce harm.

Stunning push to scrap Medicare

Stunning push to scrap Medicare

ONE OF Australia’s insurance bosses has a radical idea to combat rising health costs — get rid of Medicare altogether.

Popular ice cream a ‘food safety hazard’

Popular ice cream a ‘food safety hazard’

Check your freezer for this popular ice cream cake. It contains an undeclared ingredient and may put those with allergies at risk.

Aged care worker reveals brutal reality of job in viral post

Aged care worker reveals brutal reality of job in viral post

Tahlia Stagg does more in the first 90 minutes of her shift than most of us do all day — and it leaves her “a broken, shattered human”.

Mon 22 Jul 2019

Three-question IQ test most fail

Three-question IQ test most fail

THE world’s shortest IQ test has just three questions, yet fewer than one in five people can answer all three correctly.

AMA warns over looming GP shortage

AMA warns over looming GP shortage

The Australian Medical Association is warning the nation could be facing a GP shortage unless young doctors are encouraged to to pursue general practice.

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