I took 57 painkillers a day to get high!

In December 2017 British woman Laura Plummer was jailed for three years for bringing 300 Tramadol painkiller tablets into Egypt. While the sentence shocked many in the UK, the case shone a light on a painkiller addiction problem blighting millions of Egyptians.

“When I was 15, we were playing PlayStation in a games arcade,

How out-of-pocket medical costs can get out of control

If you’ve seen a specialist in the private health sector, you’ll likely know the pain of out-of-pocket or “gap” costs.

They’re the fees charged by a medical specialist, minus the Medicare rebate and — if you have private health insurance — whatever your health fund is willing to cover.

What you pay varies greatly depending on who you see,

Give it a Go!

Inspiring Aussies to give it a go

As the Commonwealth Games draw to a close, Aussies are inspired to venture into new sports.

  • A third of Aussies that participate in sport suffer from a sports injury every year.
  • During Osteopathy Awareness Week (15th – 21st April), Jessica Gallagher and Osteopathy Australia are encouraging people to #GiveItAGo,

We can close the gap & I’m proof of that

Here is a little truth we haven’t heard much about this week: We know how to close the gap.

Hundreds of thousands of Indigenous people are living successful, healthy, stimulating lives. I am one of them.

A 2016 Centre for Independent Studies report that found that of 550,000 Indigenous people identified in the 2011 census,

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