‘Allergic to the sun’: AFLW star weathers skin cancer scare, sparking Lions’ long-sleeve trend

Brisbane Lions midfielder Emily Bates was told she “shouldn’t be living in Queensland” after having basal cell carcinomas cut from her skin, but that didn’t stop her or the AFLW team from doing their part to join the fight against skin cancer.

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California avocados voluntarily recalled for possible health risk

A California avocado grower and distributor has voluntarily recalled its product from six states due to concerns about possible contamination with Listeria, bacteria that can cause severe illness in some people.

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Weigh children from the age of TWO to prevent them from developing obesity, warn researchers 

Children are currently weighed when they start primary school at the age of four and when they leave aged 11.Children already overweight by four, Oxford and Manchester academics say.

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Scotland urged to eliminate new HIV transmissions by 2030

A charity says a drug and other advances mean Scotland is at a point where new HIV transmissions are preventable.

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Measles cases soar above 300 in nationwide outbreak fueled by anti-vaxxers, CDC says

The CDC says 314 confirmed cases of measles have been reported in 15 states since January 1. Most cases have been reported in children under age 10 who are not vaccinated

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Duke University to Pay $112.5 Million to Settle Claims of Research Misconduct

The university submitted falsified data in connection with 30 grants obtained from the N.I.H. and E.P.A., according to a whistle-blower lawsuit.

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NDIS grants deaf man $15k for social outings but no money for hearing aid upgrade

The National Disability Insurance Scheme is being criticised by participants after it refused to fund $10,000 for a hearing aid upgrade for a profoundly deaf man and instead gave him $15,000 for social outings

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