Why we need the leaders' debate

12 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

Both leaders have taken shots at the media in the past few days about the quality of the questions they get. In the end, the answers matter more than the questions.
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‘You get to question, I get to answer': Morrison wants to remind Australia who is in control

12 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

While waving his shield metaphor over cost-of-living pressures, Scott Morrison road-tested another method of defence against the media that doubled as an attack.
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Biden Administration Announces More Steps to Address Formula Shortage

Biden Administration Announces More Steps to Address Formula Shortage

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration continues to try to shore up the baby formula supply, this time by invoking the Defense Production Act to increase the availability of... Read more ...

There is 'no evidence' 5 to 11-year-olds need a booster vaccine, experts say

There is 'no evidence' 5 to 11-year-olds need a booster vaccine, experts say

Dr Monica Gandhi, an infectious diseases scientist, said there were no studies showing the extra jab lowered children's risk of symptomatic infection. Read more ...

Rabies could return to the US despite strict vaccine regulations, CDC warns

Rabies could return to the US despite strict vaccine regulations, CDC warns

Last year a five-month-old puppy from Azerbaijan spent three days with a family in Pennsylvania before suffering the disease. Its paperwork said it had been vaccinated. Read more ...

Here's How Doctors Are Trying to Help Long COVID Patients

Here's How Doctors Are Trying to Help Long COVID Patients

Hospital systems in the New York metropolitan area were among the first in the nation to form multidisciplinary programs dedicated to treating long COVID. Two years later... Read more ...

Monkeypox Cases Are Spreading; Here's What You Need to Know

Monkeypox Cases Are Spreading; Here's What You Need to Know

Several confirmed cases of monkeypox have been found in a few European countries , Canada, the UK, and now the US - in Massachusetts. If you've never heard of monkeypox before... Read more ...

Antibiotic use before cesarean delivery does not increase asthma, eczema risks

Antibiotic use before cesarean delivery does not increase asthma, eczema risks

The administration of antibiotics before cesarean delivery did not increase the risks for asthma, eczema or other allergic conditions in early childhood, providing further... Read more ...

Cannabis Vaping Rising Among Teens

Cannabis Vaping Rising Among Teens

Cannabis use with vaping devices increased among teenagers while non-vaped cannabis use fell, survey data showed. Both past 30-day frequent cannabis vaping and occasional... Read more ...

180 Unusual Hepatitis Cases in U.S. Kids; New NAFLD Recs; Celiac's Cardiac...

180 Unusual Hepatitis Cases in U.S. Kids; New NAFLD Recs; Celiac's Cardiac Benefits?

The CDC now reports 180 suspected cases of unusual hepatitis in U.S. kids, an increase of 71 since their previous update, with adenovirus detected in about half of the cases... Read more ...

Autumn Covid booster vaccines should be given to ALL over-65s

Autumn Covid booster vaccines should be given to ALL over-65s

Health chiefs called for around 25million care home residents and staff, frontline NHS workers and younger vulnerable adults to also be offered top-ups. Read more ...

This Blood Cancer-detecting Test can Detect More Deadly Forms

This Blood Cancer-detecting Test can Detect More Deadly Forms

The detection of excessive levels of free light chains in a type of blood cancer could benefit early identification and interventions that prevent kidney damage. Read more ...