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Medical Ethics Under The Knife

October 9, 2013 - 18:44 -- Editor

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians produces an internationally respected set of ethics guidelines for health professionals. But the college executive has taken a new edition down from its website and quietly disbanded the committee who authored it. Why? In the meantime, The Global Mail has posted a copy of the draft guidelines here.

Your Money AND Your Life

October 4, 2013 - 17:18 -- Editor

It’s not as if any of us imagine that compulsive gambling is healthy. But early findings from a new Australian study show that gambling addiction is potentially as bad for your coronary arteries as it is for your cash flow.

What Happens With Rio Tinto, Stays With Rio Tinto

October 2, 2013 - 19:09 -- Editor

After Rio Tinto had its approval to expand a mine in the Hunter Valley overturned by a court, it entered into a flurry of correspondence with the NSW Government. The government joined with Rio to appeal the decision and now wants to change planning laws to favour mining companies. The Global Mail applied under FoI to have the correspondence released — we got a big no.