health

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Wearable consumer devices used to monitor health and fitness could become important sources of information for medical practitioners and insurance providers.

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Far too much of our energy comes from nutritionally worthless junk foods and drinks pushed by the food industry, write Rosemary Stanton and Christina Pollard.

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Almost two-thirds of parents are foggy on the facts around cannabis use and its effects, despite believing they hold the primary responsibility for the drug education of their children, according to a new survey.

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A doctor who worked at the Christmas Island detention centre has told a UNSW forum there has been “no adequate response” to a 92-page letter detailing concerns about asylum seekers' health.

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A paediatrician with first-hand experience of the detention centre on Christmas Island will tell a public health symposium at UNSW tonight that detained children are showing signs of physical and developmental problems including language delay and regression. 

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Two medical doctors who have visited and worked at the detention centre on Christmas Island will speak publicly for the first time about their experiences at a symposium hosted at UNSW.  

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Academics from the Australian School of Business and other Faculties at UNSW are available to give their budget analysis.

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An environment that’s supportive of good health and resilient to climate change is the right of all citizens. It makes sound economic, environmental, health and social sense, writes Susan Thompson.  

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UNSW has performed strongly in the latest analysis by the federal government of the impact of its health and medical research funding.

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The Australian Open has shown the world there is a temperature at which tennis players start to hallucinate about Snoopy. In a warming world, Donna Green asks: how hot is too hot?  

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