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States could shut down proposal for parents to choose baby's sex

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Even if an Australian medical panel recommends parents get the power to choose a baby's sex for family balancing, the proposal still faces a national ethics board and could be shut down by the states.
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Push for pregnant women, 16-year-olds to be allowed to use injecting rooms

ABC Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
Increasing the number of New South Wales heroin injecting rooms as well as allowing pregnant women and 16-year-olds to use them, are some of the suggestions being put to a health department review.
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Report finds 'appalling' rates of preventable hospital admissions in some communities

ABC Online - ‎10 hours ago‎
Some communities in Victoria and Queensland have had "appalling" rates of preventable hospital admissions for at least a decade, a new Grattan Institute report has found.
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Australian-first surgery on baby in womb

SBS - ‎11 hours ago‎
A Queensland hospital has performed Australian-first spinal surgery on a baby diagnosed with spina bifida while it was still in the womb.
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Access to home testing kits doubles the frequency of HIV testing: study

Gay News Network - ‎4 hours ago‎
A randomised year-long trial conducted with Australian gay men has shown that easy access to self-testing kits can double the frequency with which men test for HIV.
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Cancer patients 'being denied treatment' - ‎5 hours ago‎
THE Federal Health Minister has denied government health cuts have led to cancer patients being denied treatment after a viral Facebook status claimed pensioners were being refused scans.
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HIV infected man paid £3 to take girls' virginity in sexual cleansing ritual in Malawi

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
A HIV infected man has told how he is paid to have sex with girls once they reach puberty in his remote village in Malawi. Eric Aniva is paid from £3 to £5 to have sex with girls over a three-day period after their first menstruation.
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Stress doesn't raise breast cancer risk

6minutes - ‎4 hours ago‎
High stress levels or a history of adverse life events does not increase the risk of later breast cancer in women, according to a UK study.
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Secret Garden Party Is The First Festival Of Its Kind To Offer Free Pill Testing In The UK

Music Feeds - ‎5 hours ago‎
Independent UK festival Secret Garden Party has become the first UK festival to offer punters the chance to test their illegal drugs to establish their make-up before taking them The Guardian reports.
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Regaining body love damaged by cancer

Coffs Coast Advocate - ‎13 hours ago‎
SURVIVORS IN SWIMWEAR: Breast cancer survivors Margaret Kelly and Di Holt will be modelling at the annual Breast Cancer Information Morning Tea on July 28 at Coffs Harbour Racing Club.

Doctor deregistered for taking drugs - ‎4 hours ago‎
A DOCTOR who took “hillbilly heroin” to get through shifts while working in the emergency department of Blacktown and Mount Druitt hospitals has been struck off for three years.

A solution to save the Tasmanian Devil | video, photos

Warrnambool Standard - ‎6 hours ago‎
Tim Faulkner from Devil Ark in the Barrington Tops with a five-month old Tasmanian Devil joey. Picture: Janie Barrett. Male and female joeys born February 2015 at Devil Ark in Barrington Tops.
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In a major crackdown on gay men, Tanzania bans sexual lubricants

International Business Times AU - ‎4 hours ago‎
A man participates in Durban Pride parade where several hundred people marched through the Durban city centre in support of gay rights, July 30, 2011.
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Opioid addiction risk: Males and younger adults at an increased risk of prescription opioid use disorders

International Business Times AU - ‎3 hours ago‎
Former drug addict Reanne Pederson holds a necklace that contains the cremated ashes of her baby Avery, at her home in Devils Lake, North Dakota September 17, 2015.
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Pioneering stem cells treatment saw damage reduced by 40% compared with 10%

Daily Mail - ‎9 hours ago‎
Patients with critically damaged hearts have been given a new lease of life by stem cell injections during a ground breaking trial.
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Study reveals Asthma relief by turning off rogue gene

International Business Times AU - ‎6 hours ago‎
J.Kim, takes medicine for his bronchial trouble at his house in Beijing November 2, 2014. J.Kim, who is Korean, has worked in China for more than ten years and suffers from rhinitis and asthma.
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Dubai radio star needs help beating rare brain disease

What's On - ‎3 hours ago‎
He's founded a multitude of popular UAE radio stations, including Radio 1, 2 and 4, and children's only channel Pearl FM. But behind the microphone, he's also a driven charity worker, championing causes such as repatriating ill Filipino workers, and ...
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Alcohol can cause seven forms of cancer, new analysis finds

ScienceAlert - ‎4 hours ago‎
A new meta-analysis suggests that drinking alcohol - even in small amounts - doesn't just cause liver cancer, but can also lead to six other types of cancer.
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Microsoft Band 2 versus Garmin Vivoactive HR

SuperSite for Windows - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
I recently took the Garmin Vivoactive HR for a couple month spin. For the first few weeks, I wore the Microsoft Band 2 on one wrist and the Vivoactive HR on the other to do a comparison.