The killer in your kitchen

ENGINEERED stone benchtops might be reaping savings and prestige for many new homeowners and renovators, but they also wreak a terrible human toll on stonemasons. The workers who cut, drill, grind and polish the artificial stone to produce these benchtops, often without…

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New treatment for Aussies living with asbestos-related cancer

Australians living with inoperable malignant mesothelioma – a rare and aggressive cancer mainly due to asbestos exposure – are set to access the nation’s first reimbursed immunotherapy for this cancer. OPDIVO® (nivolumab) plus YERVOY® (ipilimumab) will be listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits…

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Lung Foundation Australia’s $50m goal to help change lives

As part of its ongoing mission to fund life-changing lung disease and lung cancer research, Lung Foundation Australia has launched a powerful campaign imploring Australians to dig deep to give hope to the 7 million diagnosed with lung disease or lung cancer.  New television commercials, featuring real voices from those impacted by these devastating conditions – Australia’s…

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