The capitulation by the government to the naked self-interest of the Australian Medical Association regarding changes to GP funding not only reaffirms the premier protection racket of the AMA.
The only way to avoid risk completely is to lock people up alone for a long time - and that kind of risk-averse behaviour has its own problems.
'Old age is not a battle. Old age is a massacre': Philip Roth in
But there are some people who remain fair game – smokers. Which is why, anywhere you see a smoker, you will find a bully lurking not far away.
The result is that there are now many Australians with a refugee background who live with untreated PTS and by so doing pass the condition onto their children, which is also the case for many Australian veterans.
The Indonesian trade ministry is preparing to mandate the plain packaging of alcohol products, including Australian wine, with the respective labelling devoted to warnings of the adverse health consequences associated with alcohol consumption.
Victoria's political leaders look the other way on voluntary euthanasia law reform leading up to Saturday's vote.
Yale Professor of philosophy Thomas Pogge has developed a solution to this paradigm of pharmaceutical development - the 'Health Impact Fund'.
Three men and one woman and a personal tale of how prostate cancer affected them all.
It is already apparent that the $92 million (about $90,000 per affected ACT house) spent by Government in the early 1990s on this same problem was substantially a waste of public money.
So far 120,000 people have reported being infected but the real figure is probably closer to 200,000.
In short, it appears a major corporate health provider has assumed control of a health insurer as a deliberate strategy for underwriting and expanding the demand for the services it delivers.