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Communicating health risks in a post-truth world

Public officials faced with the tough task of communicating risk on contentious issues like vaccination or fluoridation - where the actual risk is low but public concern remains high - need to show that they care, demonstrate ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Gastric acid suppressants linked to hospitalization

New research has found a link between popular heartburn drugs and an increase in the risk of infectious gastroenteritis—an illness that results in 13.1 million lost days of work in Australia a year.