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Consumer group raises concerns about pain medicines - and the company responds

Melissa SweetAug 22, 2012

Below is an article that ran earlier this week in the Crikey bulletin raising concerns about the ongoing availability of two pain management medicines, and the processes that have enabl

We need more action on hospital infections: expert

Melissa SweetDec 14, 2011

The Centre for Research in Critical Infection held a meeting recently at the University of Sydney, where the hazards of antibiotic resistance and barriers to infection control were key

Influenza vaccination and children: weighing up the evidence

Melissa SweetJul 1, 2011

As has been widely reported, the Food and Drug Administration recently sen

Adverse events, vaccination and the case for a no-fault compo scheme

Melissa SweetJun 7, 20118 Comments

The issue of adverse events associated with vaccination has been in the news recently following

The latest update of health and medical news from The Conversation

Melissa SweetMay 30, 2011

In the latest update of health and medical news from The Conversation… Reema Rattan and Fron Jackson-Webb write: Here’s a taste of what The Conv

Temperatures soar in federal/states stoush over influenza vaccination

Melissa SweetOct 19, 20104 Comments

Temperatures are rising in the stoush between federal and state health officials over who was to blame for an inadequate response when evidence began to emerge that young children in WA

Consumer group calls for action on systemic problems highlighted by flu vaccine safety debacle

Melissa SweetAug 27, 20103 Comments

The previous Croakey post raising concern

An update on influenza, vaccination and other recent controversies

Melissa SweetAug 26, 20108 Comments

Herewith, a series of updates of recent news and views in the world of influenza, vaccination etc (including a rather stiff serve directed at the Federal Department of Health and Ageing

Some clever ideas we should steal from the US

Melissa SweetAug 19, 20104 Comments

I've written an analysis of health election debate and policy, which has been published today at ABC'

Why the cosmetic surgery industry needs reform

Melissa SweetAug 15, 201014 Comments

A Victorian Coroner's investigation into the death of a young woman, Lauren James, after liposuction has been