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Weekly Dose: new morning after pill makes it difficult to choose which to take

Until 2015 the “morning after pill” Postinor was the only oral emergency contraception available in Australia. A new option, EllaOne, is available. How are they different, and which should you choose?

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Practices such as listening to the heart and lungs with a stethoscope, which are part of general health checks, don’t have evidence of benefit. Bart/Flickr

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The publication of a meta-analysis earlier this year showing annual health checks are useful has revived a long-running debate about the worthiness of the practice. General health checks started in the…

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