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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.
by Michael Keane - 28/01/2015 - 1 comment
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.
by Peter Baume - 21/01/2015 - 6 comments
'Old age is not a battle. Old age is a massacre': Philip Roth in Everyman
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.
by David Leyonhjelm - 30/12/2014 - 36 comments
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.
by Bruce Haigh - 19/12/2014 - 39 comments
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.
by Patrick Basham - 16/12/2014 - 7 comments
Victoria's political leaders look the other way on voluntary euthanasia law reform leading up to Saturday's vote.
by Neil Francis - 28/11/2014 - 26 comments
Yale Professor of philosophy Thomas Pogge has developed a solution to this paradigm of pharmaceutical development - the 'Health Impact Fund'.
by Jed Lea-Henry - 21/11/2014 - 5 comments
Three men and one woman and a personal tale of how prostate cancer affected them all.
by Susan Prior - 17/11/2014 - 11 comments
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.
by Brendan O'Reilly - 5/11/2014 - 5 comments
So far 120,000 people have reported being infected but the real figure is probably closer to 200,000.
by Peter Curson - 28/10/2014 - 17 comments
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.
by David Gadiel - 23/10/2014 - 3 comments

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