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Christmas Island Evacuees Scheduled To Come Home After Coronavirus Quarantining

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More than 200 Australians who have been quarantined on Christmas Island for two weeks waiting to be cleared of any symptoms of the deadly coronavirus are due to head home on Monday.

National

National

Australian Medical Expert Sent To Quarantined Cruise Ship

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An Australian infectious disease expert is in Japan to help authorities cope with concerns for passengers aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship quarantined in Yokohama due to coronavirus.

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Updated

Aldi, 7-Eleven Recall Full Cream Milk Products Over E-Coli Fears

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Aldi and 7-Eleven have issued recalls on some of their full cream milk products over fears they have been contaminated with e.coli.

National

National

Should We Rate Doctors And Shrinks Like We Rate Uber Drivers And Restaurants?

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A mental health advocate believes Australia's mental health crisis could be aided if we looked to an Uber-style review system, by encouraging Aussies to also rate their therapists.

News

News

Aussie Dentists Issue Desperate Warning Over Face Mask Shortage Amid Coronavirus

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Dental surgeries in Australia and the UK face a desperate shortage of face masks amid the coronavirus outbreak, meaning treatment could be delayed.

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News

Calls To Ban Unsafe Products After Baby Rockers Linked To 73 Deaths

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Australia's consumer watchdog is urging the government to introduce tighter product safety laws, following dozens of infant deaths linked to inclined sleepers in the United States.

Health

Health

Camilla Franks: 'Breast Cancer Robbed Me Of Things I Will Never Know Again'

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In a letter to her younger self, cancer survivor Camilla Franks imagines it is the year 2030 -- a time by which the National Breast Cancer Foundation has set a goal to eliminate breast cancer deaths.

National

National

From Sewage To Animal Carcasses, Why Swimming In Floodwater Is Dangerous And Disgusting

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A dire warning has been issued urging people not to enter floodwaters or risk swimming with a number of nasties including dead animals and bacteria.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Who Spat On Bus Driver's Face In Lengthy Meltdown Avoids Prison

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday morning.

National

National

Australia Scrambles To Confirm Coronavirus Cases, As 40 More On Cruise Ship Test Positive

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The government is working to determine how many Australians have tested positive for coronavirus after forty new cases were confirmed aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan on Wednesday.

World

World

Coronavirus Could Infect More Than Half The World's Population If Not Contained Soon

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As the death toll of coronavirus passes 1,000, a leading expert has warned if it's not controlled soon it could infect up to two-thirds of the world's population.

Health

Health

Does Intermittent Fasting Work? A Dietitian Answers Everything You Need To Know

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February marks FebFast, the month where people are encouraged to forego their favourite vice, such as alcohol or sugar, in support of disadvantaged youth in Australia.

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News

Coronavirus Death Toll Soars Past 1000

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The death toll from the coronavirus epidemic in mainland China passed 1000 on Tuesday with a record daily rise in fatalities, although the number of new confirmed cases fell.

National

National

Parents Pull Kids From School Near Quarantine Camp Over Coronavirus Fears

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Concerned parents have taken their kids out of a school near a coronavirus quarantine camp in the Northern Territory over fears the deadly virus could spread.

National

National

Four More Aussies Test Positive For Coronavirus On Cruise Ship

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Four Australians are among more than 60 newly-confirmed coronavirus cases aboard a quarantined cruise ship docked at Yokohama, Japanese authorities have confirmed.

Life

Life

Stikeez Are About To Return But Not Everyone Is Happy About It

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From Wednesday, Coles are bringing back their Fresh Stikeez campaign.

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News

Coronavirus Is Airborne, Chinese Official Warns

2 min read

As the death toll increases to more than 900, a Chinese official has warned the deadly respiratory infection can be caught through aerosol transmission.

National

National

Why A Staggering Number Of Aussies Aren't Eating Their Veggies

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Aussies may be spending more money on fresh produce, but that doesn't mean they're eating their daily greens.

World

World

'Death With Dignity': Historic Legal Case As Woman Sues For Right To End Her Life

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After spending months in an ICU unit four years ago to treat her incurable and debilitating illness, Ana Estrada, 43, decided that at some point in the future she would want to die before it got worse.

Rhonda Stuart

Rhonda Stuart

Why There's No Need To Panic About Coronavirus

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Nearly two weeks on from the first confirmed Australian case of the 2019 novel coronavirus, we’ve seen extensive media coverage about how this new virus is impacting the globe.

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News

Latest Coronavirus Evacuees Flight Will Take Aussies To Disused Mining Camp Near Darwin

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed that Australians stuck in Wuhan will now be flown to a disused mining camp in the Northern Territory, anticipating the Christmas Island may not be able to house all evacuees.

National

National

Summer Could Be Australia's Best Defence Against Coronavirus

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Australia's hot, humid summer temperatures may stave off coronavirus, as experts say winter is the best time for the infection to spread.

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News

'Preying On Fussy Eaters': How Toddler Milk Is Being Aggressively Marketed To Parents

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Toddler milk is the fastest-growing breast-milk substitute, despite the World Health Organisation deeming it "unsuitable" for kids and new research showing how aggressively it is pushed on families.

National

National

'It's Not An Excuse': How Racism Has 'Mobilised Fear And Hostility' Over Coronavirus

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With the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus globally in the tens of thousands, experts are warning of an "echo chamber of pandemic racism" emerging in response online.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

TV News Anchor's Awkward On-Air Blunder Goes Viral

6 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday morning.

Health

Health

Key To Losing Three Times More Weight Unveiled In Landmark CSIRO Study

2 min read

If you're sick and tired of counting calories or jumping from one diet to the next, this news might come as a welcomed reprieve.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Chops Off Alleged Rapist's Penis With Kitchen Knife

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday morning.

Health

Health

Alisi Wasn't Concerned By Her Fatigue Or Irregular Periods Until She Saw A Doctor

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Alisi Jack Kaufusi presented to her GP with irregular vaginal bleeding and periods as well as ongoing fatigue when she was 24 years old.

National

National

Meth Fuelling Nearly All Drug-Related Hospital Attacks

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Methamphetamines, known as 'ice', are powering violence against Melbourne hospital staff more than any other drug.

World

World

Drones Are Being Used To Scold People Not Wearing Masks During Coronavirus Crisis

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People in China are using drones with speakers to scold those who are outside without protective face masks amidst the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus.

Health

Health

Katie Maxwell's Scars Are The Reason We Need To Stop Glorifying Tanning

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According to Katie "we’ve all got an obligation to raise awareness," so this is her pledge to use her story to warn others about the dangers of skin cancer.

News

News

First-Ever Drug For Deadly Peanut Allergies In Children Approved For Use

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A groundbreaking drug to combat potentially deadly peanut allergies in children has been approved for use, the first of its kind in the United States.

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News

Health Chief Slams Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop As Promoting 'Quacks, Charlatans And Cranks'

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The chief executive of Britain's National Health Service says Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle brand Goop gives prominence to "quacks, charlatans and cranks".

National

National

South Australia Confirms First Coronavirus Cases, Bringing National Total To 12

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South Australia has confirmed two people have tested positive to coronavirus, bringing the national total to 12.

Perth

Perth

Bar Using Deadly Coronavirus To Promote The ‘Sickest Night Of The Year’

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A West Australian bar is using the deadly coronavirus to promote ‘Corona Saturday – The Sickest Night Of The Year’.

Health

Health

Vego Diet More Successful In Preventing A UTI Than Cranberry Juice

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A vegetarian diet could lower a person's risk of developing a urinary tract infection, a new international study has found. 

World

World

Forget The Fear And Hype, Here Are The Raw Facts About Coronavirus

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The coronavirus has killed 249 in China, and spread to more than 9800 people globally, with the World Health Organisation declaring it a health emergency.

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News

Australians Among Thousands Stuck On Cruise Ship After Coronavirus Scare

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Six thousand people, reportedly including 27 Australians, have been forced to stay on board a cruise ship in Italy after a passenger was tested for coronavirus.

Tech

Tech

Aussies Are Searching 'Beer Virus' On Google

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The deadly coronavirus is confusing Australians, Google search data has shown.

The Project

The Project

Why Australians Aren’t So Keen On Living To 100

1 min read

Australia is in the top 10 longest living countries on Earth, but do we really want to live for that long?

World

World

Why Eating Miso And Soy Sauce Could Save You From Dying Early

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If you regularly eat fermented soy products like miso and soy sauce you're in for some good news.

Health

Health

Hailey Bieber Would Like The Comments About Her 'Scary' Fingers To Stop

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The model has addressed negative comments she receives about her fingers, explaining she has a genetic condition.

News

News

Facebook, Twitter Struggle To Stop Spread Of Coronavirus Conspiracies

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Misinformation about coronavirus continues to spread worldwide despite efforts and pledges by social media companies to eliminate fake news.

Health

Health

The Real Problem With Gwyneth Paltrow’s Netflix Series 'The Goop Lab'

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Netflix’s new show fails to critically explore the alternative therapies it promotes.

National

National

Australian Scientists On Track To 'Gamechanger' Coronavirus Vaccine

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In an extraordinary breakthrough, Australian scientists have grown coronavirus in a lab, bringing the medical world closer to creating a vaccine for the deadly infection.

National

National

Qantas Working Out How To Get Evacuated Aussies To Christmas Island

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The government wants to evacuate Australians trapped in Wuhan and isolate them for two weeks on Christmas Island, however, the airline that's been asked to help is still trying to figure out how.

National

National

Will A Face Mask Prevent You From Getting Coronavirus?

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As the spread of the coronavirus continues to grow, many have flocked to chemists and other suppliers to purchase face masks in the hope it will prevent the spread of the deadly disease.

National

National

Australians Warned To Reconsider Travel To China During Coronavirus Outbreak

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As coronavirus cases surge at home and overseas, the Australian government has updated its travel advice for China overnight, urging Australians to reconsider their need to travel.

National

National

What To Do If You Think You Have Coronavirus

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As Australia confirms its fifth case of coronavirus, an expert says there's "no need to panic" and that the deadly infection poses a very small risk to Australians.

National

National

Boarding School Students Quarantined Over Coronavirus Fears In QLD

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A group of international students who recently returned from China are being isolated on a separate floor of their Queensland school boarding house over fears they may have been exposed to the deadly coronavirus.

Antoinette Lattouf

Antoinette Lattouf

Antoinette Lattouf: A Story About My Neck Went Viral, But It Wasn't Actually About My Neck

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I was in scrubs being wheeled into the operating room when the anesthetist looked at the entourage trailing me and asked: “Do you always have a camera crew follow you around?”

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National

Australia To Evacuate Citizens From Coronavirus Epicentre As Riots Break Out Abroad

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The Australian government is preparing to evacuate citizens living in China and bring them home, claiming Australia is "incredibly well-prepared" to deal with more cases of the deadly virus.

National

National

Uni Student Confirmed As Fifth Case Of Deadly Coronavirus In Australia

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A student from Sydney's UNSW has become the fifth person to contract, the deadly coronavirus, as four other possible cases are investigated in WA. 

National

National

Eye Surgeon Who Works To Prevent Blindness Named Australian Of The Year

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Dr James Muecke, an eye surgeon from Adelaide, has been awarded Australian of the Year and says he plans to use his newfound title to raise awareness about type 2 diabetes.

News

News

Four Cases Of Coronavirus Detected In Australia

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Four cases of the deadly coronavirus have been confirmed in Australia, as authorities scramble to contact passengers who shared flights from China with the patients.

World

World

China Heads Into Shutdown As France Confirms Cases Of Deadly Coronavirus

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Deaths caused by the deadly coronavirus in China have risen to 26 with more than 800 infected as the government his 10 cities with transport restrictions. And now the virus has reached France.

News

News

China Locks Down 10 Cities, Of 33 Million People, As Coronavirus Fears Grow

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As fears mount over the coronavirus spreading, China expands its lockdown to 10 cities, with a combined population of 33 million people.

National

National

One In Five Middle-Aged Drivers Struggle To Read Road Signs

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New data has revealed one in five middle-aged Aussies are struggling to read road signs while they're behind the wheel.

National

National

Calls For Ovarian Cancer Funding And Awareness As Leading Advocate Farewelled

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Six women have candidly shared their gut-wrenching and inspirational ovarian cancer journeys to ensure their voices are heard after Pink Meets Teal founder, Jill Emberson, was farewelled in Newcastle today.

World

World

Plane From Epicentre Of Coronavirus Outbreak Lands In Sydney

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A plane carrying passengers from the city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, has arrived in Sydney as health authorities work to contain the spread of the deadly new strain. 

World

World

Death Toll Rises To 17 As China's Deadly Coronavirus Spreads

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Chinese authorities have urged people in Wuhan to avoid crowds and public gatherings, after warning that a new strain of coronavirus could spread.

Views

Views

Can’t Use A Public Toilet? You Might Have Shy Bladder, And You're Not Alone

6 min read

Most of us don’t give much thought to going to the toilet. We go when we need to go.

Siobhan Boyle

Siobhan Boyle

If Your Waistline's A Holiday Casualty, Here's How To Fix It

4 min read

All the fun of the silly season is behind us, so it’s time to say goodbye to any silliness overstaying its welcome on our waistlines.

World

World

Deadly Coronavirus Spreads To US, Man Placed In Isolation

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Following the deaths of six people to coronavirus, a man in Washington State has been identified as the first confirmed case in the United States.

News

News

Government 'Cannot Prevent' New Deadly Virus Reaching Australia

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Australians are being warned there's no guarantee a new deadly virus rapidly spreading through Asia won't reach our shores.

Health

Health

The Pill Is 99.5 Percent Effective If Taken ‘Perfectly’, But Most Women Don’t

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About one-third of women using contraception use the pill. But how effective is it?

Health

Health

Jennifer Hawkins Responds After Being Shamed Over Baby's Beach Photo

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In October last year, the model and former Miss Universe welcomed her first child -- a baby daughter named Frankie Violet Wall.

National

National

Bare-Devils Set To Fall From The Sky Naked For A Good Cause

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Kaitlyn Sapier never thought she would be jumping out of a plane in the nude.

News

News

Thinx Responds To Claims Toxic Chemicals Were Found In Period Underwear

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Period underwear brand Thinx will ‘dramatically’ expand the list of chemicals it tests for after an Australian scientist claimed he found toxic chemicals in the crotch of some of the brand’s products.

National

National

Wilson Gavin’s Family Address Words 'Typed In Anger' Before His Death

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The family of a young man who died days after protesting a drag queen children's event have expressed their sorrow for those who have been impacted by his death.

Luke McManus

Luke McManus

If Players Can't Breathe, Don't Make Them Play

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No matter your viewpoint or political motivations, there is no denying the fact Australia is in the grip of an unprecedented disaster.

Virginia Tressider

Virginia Tressider

Why Your Home-Grown Veggies Might Not Be Safe To Eat

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Growing your own vegetables is supposed to be healthy but how much do you know about the soil they’re growing in?

News

News

Movie Buff! Going To The Cinema Counts As A Light Workout

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Good news for cinephiles – apparently every trip to the flicks is making you fitter.

Health

Health

Pregnant Mum Claims Popular Sunscreen Left Her Family 'In Agony'

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Gemma Huggins was horrified to see her children's skin blistered and burnt, even after applying a sunscreen sold in the supermarket.

Anthony Veal

Anthony Veal

Why A Four-Day Week Wouldn't Work

5 min read

When Microsoft gave its 2,300 employees in Japan five Fridays off in a row, it found productivity jumped 40 percent.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Jameela Jamil Goes After The Diet Industry In Two-Minute, Profanity-Filled Video

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“The Good Place” actor took a digital swing at celebrities and influencers who promote dieting or detox products by sharing her own experiences in a Twitter video.

Good News

Good News

Teen Suffers Seizure Gaming Online And Is Saved By Friend Living On Another Continent

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A phone call from a U.S woman to British police has been released, after it saved her teenage friend who had a seizure in his bedroom while gaming and talking to her.

Leesa Bruggink

Leesa Bruggink

How To Avoid Getting Gastro On A Cruise

6 min read

A cruise can be the perfect summer holiday.

Health

Health

The Most Common Myths About Sunscreen And Why They're Wrong

5 min read

Many Australians are reluctant to use sunscreen, even though it’s an important element in preventing the skin cancers that affect about two in three of us at some time in our lives.

Health

Health

Back To Work Today? A Counsellor On How To Stop Old Stress Getting To You

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With many of us saying goodbye to our holidays and heading back to work, there are easy steps you can take to bring the zen of your break into the office with you.

Health

Health

The Best Diets Of 2020 Have Been Named, And They're Surprisingly Doable

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As the top three "best" diets are revealed, it appears 2020 may finally mark the end of dangerous fad dieting.

Health

Health

'A Courage You Never Knew You Had': Melbourne Couple Fight For Critically Ill Baby

4 min read

Baby Amalia was born so small she could fit in the palm of your hand -- heartbreakingly, it is for this very reason her parents can't hold her in theirs. 

Alison Dance

Alison Dance

Fireworks Or No, Country and City People Are Already "Two Classes Of Citizens"

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Every year my family would watch the Sydney New Year’s Eve fireworks from our agricultural-driven home of Griffith, NSW.

Health

Health

A 'Spelling Mistake' Could Cost Little Ruby Her Life, But There Might Be A Cure

4 min read

Mandy Daddia was told to stop worrying, to "go home and enjoy your lovely baby" - but she knew there was something very wrong with her daughter Ruby.

National

National

Aussie Department Store Issues Urgent Chocolate Recall Days Before Christmas

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Two types of David Jones brand chocolates have been recalled due to undeclared allergens.

News

News

LISTEN: Mum's Panicked Call For Help After Toddler Swallows 22 Button Batteries

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An urgent warning has been issued to parents after a Queensland toddler swallowed 22 button batteries because she thought they were lollies.

National

National

Warning Issued After 'Unusual' Spike In Gastro Cases

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NSW Health has issued a warning after a spike in viral gastroenteritis cases at child care centres and hospital departments across the state.

Health

Health

'It's Offensive': The Bum-Related Comments Tammy Hembrow Hates Most

2 min read

Tammy Hembrow tries to get to the gym at least three time a week despite running two businesses while simultaneously looking after her two children, Wolf and Saskia.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

AFL WAG Appeals For Help After Bloody Dog Attack

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

When You Deny Healthcare In The Name Of Religious Freedom, Women Die

6 min read

The air over NSW might be clogged with unprecedented levels of smoke (sorry, “haze”) but our incompetent, bloviated Federal Government would rather the public choke on something else.

Health

Health

Sleeping In Greatly Increases Your Risk Of Stroke, Study Finds

2 min read

Staying in bed for more than nine hours a night increases your risk of stroke by 23 per cent.

Life

Life

The GoFundMe Campaigns We Gave The Most Money To In 2019

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The world's largest social fundraising platform today released its Year In Giving report.

National

National

Australia Could Be At Risk Of ‘Imported’ Measles Outbreak After Overseas Epidemics

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Australia eliminated local measles spread in 2014 but experts have warned unvaccinated residents to urgently immunise against the disease, with fears deadly outbreaks in Samoa and NZ could have an impact closer to home.

National

National

Mask Warning Issued As Sydney Residents Battle 'Airpocalypse'

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As Sydney continues to be blanketed by thick bushfire smoke, NSW Health has issued a warning about the use of face masks after the city suffocated through the worst air quality in a decade on Tuesday.

National

National

Meet The Brave Aussie Toddler Born Without Skin On Her Feet Or Hands

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Little Lylah is just two years old but every single day of her life she has dealt with a pain that most of us can't even imagine.

Health

Health

Kate Beckinsale Hits Back Over Nasty Comments On Her Bikini Photo

2 min read

The 46-year-old actress shocked trolls when she responded to negative comments they left on her holiday photos.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Women Have Two Choices When It Comes To Body Image, And They're Both Bad

6 min read

In 'The Beauty Myth', Naomi Wolf writes:

News

News

Aussie GPs Admit Prescribing Drugs That They Know Won’t Work

2 min read

If your doctor prescribes medication to tackle your illness, there’s a chance it could be a placebo.

Health

Health

The Selfie That Saved Me From Skin Cancer

6 min read

An Aussie mother is warning others to be vigilant about keeping an eye on changes to their skin after a selfie with friends led to a shock skin cancer diagnosis. 

Health

Health

'Bum Sunning' Has To Be The Wildest Wellness Trend Of 2019

3 min read

Just when you thought you'd seen every odd wellness trend on the internet, along came 'perineum sunning'.