Melinda Ham

Melinda Ham is a freelance journalist covering education, health, science and business.

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MOST Australians do not die where they want — about seven out of 10 would prefer to die at home, yet in reality only about…
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THE campaign to legalise marijuana for medical use is gaining mainstream momentum. NSW Premier Mike Baird, NSW and Victorian…
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GPs are now on the front line to identify Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), with transmission becoming more common in…
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“Sexual abuse is common among adults, male and female, and children, and [GPs] will see it often in their practice,” says…
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It's caught the attention of Hollywood with a flurry of tweeting, writing and broadcasting, with Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez…
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Obesity is one of the most pervasive conditions of the last 30 years. But many GPs find it challenging to ‘grasp the nettle’…
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Four out of five Australian children with cancer under 15 survive more than five years after diagnosis – compared to only 68…
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