Carmel Sparke

Carmel Sparke

Carmel is 6minutes news editor.

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A canny mid-air diagnosis by a ‘doctor on board’ averted an emergency landing and reassured a young man he’d not had a…
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Sore Throat and the Lost Voice may not be as well-known as other films starring Harrison Ford, but the National Health…
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A woman is suing her Queensland GP for $3 million for prescribing an antibiotic she says triggered an allergic reaction that…
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One of Australia’s newest junior doctors is also one of its finest athletes, as Dr Jana Pittman starts her hospital training…
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A baby developed status epilectus after her parents “copiously” applied a nappy cream containing 4% lidocaine to a groin…
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It’s tough enough having food allergies, but these patients now appear to face additional, potentially fatal, risks if they…
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One of Australia's chief paramedics is calling for more defibrillators to be placed at large venues after the original …
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