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All about Healthcare Reform

Wednesday February 22, 2012
Reform simply pertains to changing things for the greater good. On the other ...

Things to Remember When Choosing Your Doctor

Wednesday February 22, 2012
Choosing a physician that you can rely on is like finding a new best friend. Y ...

Trusting Your Physician

Wednesday February 22, 2012
Most people would rather diagnose themselves than go to the doctor. Maybe it's ...

Doctors and verses

Sunday March 27, 2011
You need curiosity as a doctor and as a writer. You have to know about people, so you ask questions and you listen very carefully.

Boy has serious disease: doctor

Friday March 25, 2011
A BOY is in a stable condition in a Hunter hospital with confirmed meningococcal disease.

The Mystery of the Migraine

Saturday March 12, 2011
The triggers may be different, but the end result is always the same : Excruciating pain. And while the treatment of migraines is improving , their cause remains elusive. Long-time sufferer Amanda Hooton reports

Intrepid surgeon an athlete and adventurer

Monday March 7, 2011
RUSSEL PARDOE 1932‚€ś2011

Memo Mr Baillieu: you're not in favour of discrimination

Sunday February 27, 2011
Victoria's premier has chosen an odd way to show off his progressive credentials, writes Melissa Fyfe.

Diagnosis : Murder

Saturday February 26, 2011
He was the respected head of psychiatry at a top New Zealand university, yet his colleagues - despite their training - did not see that Colin Bouwer was also a psychopath. Carl Elliott dissects the mind of a killer.

No bones about it, got to love a murder

Saturday February 26, 2011
AT 9PM last Sunday, 6.5 million Australians were watching a murder mystery. They weren't all tuned to the same murder mystery, of course, but they were unanimous in their devotion to sleuths in search of solutions, whether that sleuth was Jane Marple, Patrick Jane, Dr Temperance Brennan, Steve McGarrett or, on pay TV, Hercule Poirot, Inspector Kurt Wallander, or Lieutenant Anita Van Buren.

Lost in cancer's great unknown

Thursday February 24, 2011
Being diagnosed as having cancer of unknown primary provides few answers, writes Julie Robotham.

Life-and-death healthcare needs reform, says expert

Saturday February 19, 2011
THE extremely premature baby whose life could be saved at great cost is allowed to succumb. A 90-year-old patient is denied a life-supporting cardiac valve because of age.

Let's talk about sex, baby

Friday February 11, 2011
Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman play friends with benefits in No Strings Attached, writes Donna Walker-Mitchell.

Take a close look at life

Wednesday February 9, 2011
MICROBIOLOGISTS are the polar opposite of celebrities, in that they live their lives over the microscope. They peer down at all manner of lifeforms, figuring out how they can be used to improve our lives, working among agar dishes and Petri plates.


Wednesday February 9, 2011


Monday February 7, 2011
[WHO] Dr Rodney Syme, medical carer who has helped hundreds of people die

A trailblazer for female physicians

Saturday February 5, 2011
GWEN FLEMING 1916-2011

Victorian melodrama cloaks a modern vibe

Friday February 4, 2011
The isolation of playwright Sarah Ruhl‚„s characters can hit a nerve with audiences, writes Bryce Hallett. In The Next Room, or the vibrator play opens at the Opera House Drama Theatre on February 11. Previews begin on Monday.

Third day of heat is the one to beware of

Wednesday February 2, 2011
HOSPITALS are bracing for a rise in heat-related admissions today as NSW swelters through a third day of hot weather.

The original speed demon

Friday January 28, 2011
The Red Devil set records once thought unachievable, writes Don Sherman.

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