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2 November 2017 5:06 AM Study reveals extent of cancer cases in ICU

Published: 4:40 pm, Thursday, 2 November 2017 A cancer patient in intensive care as a result of surgery is less likely to die than a non-surgical cancer patient, a landmark review has found. Analysis of more than 1.6 million admissions to Australian and New Zealand intensive care units (ICUs) shows there were nearly 214,000 admissions between 2000 and 2016 due to cancer 257

29 October 2017 6:32 PM Legal Medical Cannabis Closer In New Zealand

Under the leadership of Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s new government looks set to make good on a pledge regarding medical marijuana – and soon. The country’s new government has been formed as the result of a coalition between Labour, the Green Party and NZ First. As we mentioned in September, Labour leader Jacinda Ardern is a strong supporter of medical 171

22 October 2017 4:43 AM Diesel spill at Warringal Private Hospital, Heidelberg

FIREFIGHTERS are attending a diesel spill at a northern suburbs hospital. The MFB were called out to a mechanical malfunction in the pump room of Warringal Private Hospital around 12.15pm this afternoon. “A quantity of this diesel has leaked through to the 4th level below,” he said. “Crews are attempting to contain the spill and stop it spreading to further 149

22 October 2017 4:42 AM Patients turned away after diesel spill at Melbourne hospital

A diesel spill has at Melbourne’s Warringal Private Hospital has forced staff to turn patients away or relocate them. Fire crews are at the hospital on Burgundy Street, Heidelberg, after a mechanical malfunction inside the pump room caused 700 litres of fuel to spill just after noon today. The fuel is leaking from the roof through to the fourth level 138

21 October 2017 4:03 PM Ronald McDonald House Orange figures show large numbers staying due to child mental health problems

Mental health problems affecting young people are the main reason families stay at Ronald McDonald House Orange [RMHO]. The house provides accommodation for families living more than 50 kilometres from Orange who have children being treated at hospitals in Orange. RMHO executive officer Rebecca Walsh said families of children suffering mental health 92

19 October 2017 2:18 PM Will We Learn to Live With Trump’s Constructive Chaos?

Almost daily, President Trump manages to incense the media, alarm the world abroad, and enrage his Democratic opposition. Not since Ronald Reagan’s first year in office has change and disruption come so fast from the White House. Let’s consider foreign affairs first. In response to North Korea’s nuclear threats to hit the American West coast, Trump promised 116

19 October 2017 3:01 AM Prisoner escapes custody at Auckland City Hospital

A female prisoner has escaped the custody of corrections while receiving treatment at Auckland City Hospital. In a statement released on Thursday the Department of Corrections said the woman was on remand for drug offences when she escaped. "Corrections is working with Police to assist them to locate a female prisoner who absconded today while receiving 49

16 October 2017 8:42 AM Somalia struggles to cope with blast aftermath

Al Jazeera learns that more than 100 could be missing after Mogadishu blast as government expects death toll to rise. Somali health workers are struggling to identify and treat the victims of the country's deadliest attack, as more than 100 people are feared missing. A truck bomb blast on Saturday in the capital, Mogadishu, killed at least 276 people 85

10 October 2017 1:54 PM At least 10 dead, about 150 missing as wildfires ravage California’s wine country

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — After battling massive wildfires that have killed at least 10 people in California’s wine country and torched 107,000 acres across the northern part of the state, firefighters are hoping for some reprieve Tuesday morning as strong winds that fanned flames the night before continue to weaken. Daniel Berlant, assistant deputy director 83

9 October 2017 11:41 PM Body of tragic bride Kelly Clarke flown back home to Sydney

The body of Sydney bride Kelly Clarke, who died in Fiji while on her honeymoon, has arrived back in Sydney. The 24-year-old nurse had complained of stomach pains on Wednesday and her husband Chase says within half an hour, he knew the situation was critical. Ms Clarke, a nurse at Westmead Children’s Hospital, was initially thought to have typhoid, however 422