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Health warning: Diarrhoeal disease cryptosporidiosis on rise

Children aged under ten are being hit hardest by cryptosporidiosis - diarrhoea often transferred from swimming pools - NSW Health warns

End-of-Life Care program to pilot in Newcastle

Newcastle will be home to the first End-of-Life Care pilot program by April, after BaptistCare was chosen as the preferred provider.

‘Turn Me On, I’ll Tell You What To Do’ campaign launches

A defibrillator saved his life, now former Wiggles member Greg Page wants to save others, launching Turn Me On, I'll Tell You What To Do.

Police to issue on-the-spot fines for minor drug offences

A police-issued $400 on the spot fine for possessing a small quantity of drugs is hoped will free up criminal resources and refocus on health.

What is an infrared sauna?

We're hearing about them everywhere lately but what is all the fuss about an infrared sauna? We went along to check it out.

COVID-19 isolation rules scrapped

People testing positive to COVID-19 will no longer need to isolate when the last of the pandemic rules are abolished from October 14

IT helps build community health

At a time when most IT professionals retreated to isolated workplaces, local experts Smikteck found a unique way to assist others during COVID-19.

Researchers need your help to Snap your Snack

Share pics of your snacks for 15 days to help University of Newcastle researchers find better eating choices.
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