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Emergency departments used for non-urgent cases
Wed, 30 Jun 2021
A new study has found that many people are still attending hospital emergency departments with problems that could be dealt with by a GP.

Three factors exacerbate suicide in bullied teens
Thu, 3 Jun 2021
James Cook University researchers have found three lifestyle factors that predispose bullied adolescents to plan or attempt suicide.

Sniffing out a solution to protecting wild canines
Tue, 1 Jun 2021
Researchers at James Cook University may have a better way to protect endangered canines such as dingoes, wolves and African wild dogs by using naturally occurring pheromones to minimise their stress.

Study finds most teens don’t wash their hands
Wed, 26 May 2021
A new study from James Cook University has found that only one in three adolescents around the world is practicing appropriate hand hygiene – and researchers have linked the problem to a few particular teenage lifestyles and experiences.

Triage rules needed for health workers
Tue, 25 May 2021
A warning has been issued that Australian health workers face legal risks if they make triage decisions during a disaster – and the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the problem sharply into focus.

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