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Millions of Aussies at heart disease risk

Almost 13 million Australian adults are putting their tickers at risk of heart disease, new statistics reveal. More than two-thirds of Australian adults are at risk of the nation’s leading killer by having at least three risk factors, data released by the Heart Foundation on Sunday shows. This equates to three-in-four men and one-in-two women… Read More »

Aussies warned of deadly mozzie-borne Bali disease

AUSTRALIAN travellers have been warned about visiting Bali and other popular tourist spots across Asia after a recent spike in a deadly mosquito-borne brain disease. Indonesia’s health ministry says cases of Japanese encephalitis have risen in the country. The deadly disease can also cause blindness, weakness and movement disorders. Signs of the viral brain infection… Read More »