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‘Don’t freak out!’ Why keeping calm and carrying on exercising can help back pain

Turns out pandemics can be atrocious for our backs. By last October, more than a third of people in the UK had reported increased back

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Some long Covid sufferers in England waiting months for treatment

People who remain chronically ill after Covid infections in England have had to wait months for appointments and treatment at specialist clinics set up to

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GPs warn over plans to share patient data with third parties in England

Doctors have warned that plans to pool medical records on to a database and share them with third parties could erode the relationship between them

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Victoria takes aim at ‘disgraceful’ lack of federal financial support during lockdown

Every Victorian business owner should be angry that the federal government rejected calls to provide additional financial support during the state’s fourth lockdown, the state’s

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Victoria reports five new local Covid cases on day three of circuit breaker lockdown

Victorian health authorities have announced five new locally acquired cases of coronavirus as the state enters the third day of a seven-day circuit breaker lockdown.

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The psychologists signing up for psychedelic therapy training: ‘Amazing things can happen’

When growing up in Yea, in rural Victoria, Campbell Townsend took a dim view of drugs. “My parents were born in the shadow of Nixon’s

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Covid-19 vaccine rollout Australia: vaccination progress state-by-state, daily doses tracker, numbers and live data

Australia’s coronavirus vaccine rollout began in late February. Here we bring together the latest figures to track the progress of the rollout, as well as

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Health experts urge caution on giving Covid vaccines to UK children

Launching a programme of Covid-19 immunisations for children should be considered only in special circumstances, leading health experts have warned. They say UK medical authorities,

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My closest friend, my biggest enemy: can I make sense of my sister’s life and death?

My sister’s illness was a mystery until the day before she died. In the spring of 2016, Fauzia was taken to hospital twice and each