Australian politics, society & culture


How do we decide how we die?
What happened to Australia’s publicly funded dental system?
What would it take to modernise Alcoholics Anonymous?
It’s a simple procedure, but having a vasectomy can raise questions of masculinity and equality
Dissecting dietary fads and habits
Sickness can be debilitating but it also offers escape
A stint in a remote Western Australian hospital brings its own challenges
Our minds and bodies have a complicated relationship with what we eat
It was championed by women’s groups, but Addyi is not the “female Viagra”
The links between Australia’s poppy industry and opioid addiction crisis
How should doctors be assessed? And how should they assess themselves?
How do doctors manage when there are more patients and fewer resources?
Bertram Wainer inspired a young Tim Flannery to take on the establishment
Why do we do so little of something so good?
How do we decide who will make the best doctors?
Having a baby and having a medical career
Georgie Stone
When human nature and the law intersect
The ethical dilemmas of medicine