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Health educators are telling Australian parents they can protect their children from high levels of lead exposure associated with lead mining and smelting – yet there is no evidence this is true, write Donna Green and Marianne Sullivan.

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Processed meat, including bacon, has been classified as causing cancer in humans while red meat could also be a culprit, according to a new report by the World Health Organization released today.

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UNSW environmental engineer Stuart Khan will advise on new global drinking water guidelines following his appointment to a top World Health Organisation body.

A hand hygiene campaign has recorded good results in NSW hospitals but doctors are letting the side down, UNSW research shows.

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Indigenous peoples' health is 100 years behind that of other Australians, according to work carried out by UNSW researchers.