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Pet love: how much does cat chemo cost?

Pet love: how much does cat chemo cost?

Australians are a nation of pet-lovers, but how far will they go to save their furry friends? And how much will they pay?

Small country, big heart

Small country, big heart

Just beyond Mexico lies Guatemala, a hidden gem boasting Mayan ruins, natural beauty and captivating local traditions.

New hepatitis C hopes

New hepatitis C hopes

New drugs and treatments will enable GPs to take on a more active role in treating the 200,000-plus Australians living with hepatitis C.

The difficulties of diffuse scleroderma

The difficulties of diffuse scleroderma

A farm worker presents with a history of lower limb oedema travelling up to the mid thighs, followed by similar oedema in his hands and forearms

Teen body builders bare all

Teen body builders bare all

The rise of the 'body cult' among young men willing to take image-enhancing drugs to attain the perfect physique can raise difficult issues for GPs.

News

PCEHR: Patients may see test results before GP

PCEHR: Patients may see test results before GP

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EXCLUSIVE: A major upgrade of the PCEHR could see patients learn they have cancer, chlamydia or other serious conditions by reading test results posted before they speak to their GP.

Ambos to flag mental health hotspots

Ambos to flag mental health hotspots

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Australian researchers will use paramedics to identify hotspots of male self-harm and suicide across the country as part of a world-first initiative.

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Opinion

Still Mad as Hell.

Dr Jon Fogarty

Still Mad as Hell.

So, as I was saying, them Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, those insurance companies demanding reports need to be confronted.

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Multimedia

Explained: Ebola

Explained: Ebola

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VIDEO: As the crisis over Ebola heightens, we give an overview of how suspected cases are being picked up and managed in Australia and the virus' basic pathophysiology.

Post-op AF raises risk of stroke

Post-op AF raises risk of stroke

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Patients who experience atrial fibrillation after inpatient surgery have an increased long-term risk of ischemic stroke, a study shows.

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Smart Practice

Unexpected pregnancy lands GP in trouble

Unexpected pregnancy lands GP in trouble

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A 48-year-old's surprise pregnancy proves that GPs must obtain a detailed history from a patient, and expect the unexpected in order to properly discharge their duty of care.

Chelation therapy up for debate

Chelation therapy up for debate

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A 75-year-old male chiropractor sought chelation therapy from a GP therapist, stating that his own GP had diagnosed advanced vascular disease. He later lost sight in his left eye.

Boundary setting with manipulative patients

Boundary setting with manipulative patients

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Whatever the circumstances, crossing professional boundaries involves risks - not only for patients, who often are in a vulnerable position, but also for doctors.

How does compound interest work?

How does compound interest work?

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You will need to learn some simple maths if you want to retire before the age of 70 - above all, you need to understand how compound interest works.

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After Hours

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Guest Content

The Nerve Pain Centre

Pfizer

Welcome to the Nerve Pain Centre website. Here you will be able to access information about nerve pain, its diagnosis and treatment.

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