Health

Heatwave misperceptions lead to danger

South Australians don't see heatwaves as serious events and warnings do little more than 'trigger' common-sense behaviours like turning on the air-conditioner, new research from the University of Adelaide shows.

Oncology & Cancer

Novel cervical screening prgram: A woman's needs come first

A collaboration in Malaysia is piloting a novel cervical screening program that features the comfort of self-sampling and the ease of digital communication. Led by the University of Malaya in partnership with other universities, ...

Health

Philippines' Duterte launches birth control push

Women's rights groups on Thursday applauded Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's vow to deliver free contraceptives to six million women in a bid to salvage the government's floundering family planning programme.

Health

Philippines to offer free contraceptives to poor

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered government agencies to ensure free access to contraceptives for 6 million women who cannot obtain them, officials said Wednesday, in a move expected to be opposed by the dominant ...

Health

US traffic deaths jump by 10.4 percent in first half of 2016

U.S. traffic fatalities rose by an estimated 10.4 percent in the first half of this year, federal officials said Wednesday, and continued an upward trend that started in late 2014 as the economic recovery accelerated.

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