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The silent risks of electric vehicles: how do we ensure pedestrian safety?

The growing popularity of electric cars presents an increasing risk to the visually impaired.

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Metaphors be with you: what Reagan’s Star Wars tells us about Trump’s wall

President Trump’s proposed wall on the US-Mexico border is more symbol than substance – just like Reagan's Star Wars program.

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America's opioid epidemic is starting to hit Australia's shores

The drug epidemic that's claimed thousands of lives in the US is swiftly becoming a threat to the health of many Australians.

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Physical restraint doesn't protect patients – there are better alternatives

Regulating physical restraint of the elderly in nursing homes is a step in the right direction, but more still needs to be done to educate the sector on alternatives.

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? Wrong

A new study shows that, contrary to popular belief, eating or not eating breakfast has little bearing on weight.

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Facebook turns 15: how can the troubled teen earn our trust?

The social media giant has turned 15, but its growing pains continue.

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Are we returning AFL players too early from concussion?

A world-first neurological study has found that many athletes are returning to play too soon after suffering concussion.

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The Australian flag: is it high time for a rethink?

With the Australian flag increasingly seen as a fashion statement rather than what it's supposed to represent, is it time for a rethink?

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January 26: Reimagining Australia Day

A day that is meant to bring everyone together to reflect on national identity, draws us down a dark alley of division.

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