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New skin cancer clinic service in Ballina

Premium Content New skin cancer clinic service in Ballina

Skin checks don’t have to be awkward or scary, says the GP

Move to treat PTSD with psychedelics blocked by TGA

Premium Content Move to treat PTSD with psychedelics blocked by TGA

Northern Rivers doctor one of first accredited to use the treatment

Preventing mosquito-borne diseases one text at a time

Premium Content Preventing mosquito-borne diseases one text at a time

The pilot behaviour-change program will educate people on how to reduce the number...

Blue-green algae blooms to red alert at Tweed

Premium Content Blue-green algae blooms to red alert at Tweed

Council has issued a red alert for blue-green algae following its latest water test...

Red alert for blue-green algae still in place at popular dam

Premium Content Red alert for blue-green algae still in place at popular dam

The species of blue-green algae identified is potentially toxic, and may cause...

Hospitals claw back elective surgery wait times

Premium Content Hospitals claw back elective surgery wait times

Almost all of the 940 urgent elective surgeries performed on time

Why Northern Rivers hospitals had dramatic drop in patients

Premium Content Why Northern Rivers hospitals had dramatic drop in patients

Health district boss sheds light on the factors affecting our EDs

Local Health District has record number of COVID tests

Local Health District has record number of COVID tests

A resident in hotel quarantine has been confirmed as a COVID-19 case

No changes in restrictions for the Northern Rivers

Premium Content No changes in restrictions for the Northern Rivers

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has given an update on the COVID-19 situation.

Bananas? Gin? No matter what you ingest, mozzies will bite

Premium Content Bananas? Gin? No matter what you ingest, mozzies will bite

HEALTH entomologist explains the biggest myth he has had to crush during his years...

BITTEN: Spike in diseases transmitted by mosquitoes

Premium Content BITTEN: Spike in diseases transmitted by mosquitoes

Cases of Ross River virus and Barmah Forest skyrocketed this year.

Dope findings: THC produces only ‘mild driving impairment’

Premium Content Dope findings: THC produces only ‘mild driving impairment’

A NEW study by the University of Sydney has looked at the impact of CBD and THC on...

If it’s a bat, do not pat, call a vet and that’s that

Premium Content If it’s a bat, do not pat, call a vet and that’s that

WHEN it comes to handling flying foxes and bats, you may be putting yourself at...

UNCOOL: Surfers and swimmers get 6 times more skin cancer

Premium Content UNCOOL: Surfers and swimmers get 6 times more skin cancer

SURFING may be the world’s coolest sport but waveriders are six times more likely...

80,000 COVID tests and counting: Meet the team behind it

Premium Content 80,000 COVID tests and counting: Meet the team behind it

Lismore lab scientists have been working long hours to keep us safe

Medicos see the light and two practices become one

Premium Content Medicos see the light and two practices become one

CAPE Byron Medical Centre has rebranded and reaching out to Ballina, after...

Ballina women urged to take steps to reduce stress

Premium Content Ballina women urged to take steps to reduce stress

NEW research reveals 95 per cent of Australian women experience stress.

$21.7M initiative to help people who have had a stroke

Premium Content $21.7M initiative to help people who have had a stroke

Last year, 253 stroke patients were admitted to Lismore hospital

'CRUEL': Transplant candidate refused medical support in QLD

Premium Content 'CRUEL': Transplant candidate refused medical support in QLD

Northern Rivers resident said decision was announced without notice

COVID-19 crackdown at schools: Tests for kids with symptoms

Premium Content COVID-19 crackdown at schools: Tests for kids with symptoms

“ANYONE with symptoms of COVID-19 is prohibited from returning to school until a...

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