Archived News for Health Sector Professionals - March, 2014
After more than month of constant haze, fumes, smoke and flames; the long-burning fire at the Hazelwood open cut mine is now under control, leaving authorities to try to tackle the health risks it has created.
The LNP is continuing to extol the virtues of Assistant Health Minister Fiona Nash, despite her being censured by the Senate over conflict of interest allegations.
A big blue bus is touring the nation to address the broad gaps in recognition, acceptance and treatment of mental health issues, but some advocates say it may not be enough.
Medical researchers have discovered specifically how the immune system makes a powerful antibody that blocks HIV infection of cells, in a breakthrough that brings the possibility of an HIV vaccine one step closer.
Residents of a small Victorian town continue to be blanketed by smoke and fumes from an underground coal fire, which authorities say will be investigated.
A meeting today could decide whether Australian consumers get to use a new website and star rating system for healthy food, or whether it has all been a wasted effort.