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Toxic health dumping scandal

Natalie O’Brien Sydney Morning Herald The dangerous disposal of hazardous substances including liquid uranium and contaminated objects, the dumping of the confidential records of patients and the mishandling of asbestos have exposed a culture of mismanagement in Sydney hospitals. A … Continue reading

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Toxic chemical found in school shoes

Natalie O’Brien The Herald A toxic chemical banned in Europe because it can cause burns, rashes and respiratory troubles has been found in imported children’s school shoes sold by major retailers. Tests undertaken three months ago by the Council of … Continue reading

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Empathy doesn’t extend across the political aisle

Lucy Hyde EurekAlert When we try to put ourselves in someone else’s shoes, we usually go all the way, assuming that they feel the same way we do. But a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the … Continue reading

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Fetal body parts used for research

Ian Wishart Investigate Daily It’s the hidden side of medical research. A massive industry harvesting pieces of dead children for experiments, or transplanting into animals. IAN WISHART discovers the University of Auckland has imported body parts from American babies for … Continue reading

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